Bridging the Gap: Ending Mental Health Disparity in Disability Insurance Policies

In recent years, the conversation surrounding mental health has gained momentum, prompting a closer examination of how mental health concerns are addressed across various facets of our lives. While strides have been made in ensuring mental health parity in health...

An Uphill Battle: Understanding the “Arbitrary and Capricious” Standard of Review.

If your long-term disability (LTD) insurance carrier has denied or terminated your claim for LTD benefits, and you’ve exhausted your administrative appeals, your next step is to file a lawsuit against the carrier. In most circumstances, the lawsuit will be filed in...
Disabled by Opioid Use Disorder? You May Be Eligible for Short- and Long-Term Disability Benefits

Disabled by Opioid Use Disorder? You May Be Eligible for Short- and Long-Term Disability Benefits

Beginning in the 1990s, the use of prescription opioids to treat chronic pain sky-rocketed despite concerns about the drug’s addictive properties and long-term risks. Fast-forward 30 years and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that roughly three...
Long-Term Disability Attorneys Jessa Victor & Brook Tylka Present at NAMI Wisconsin

Long-Term Disability Attorneys Jessa Victor & Brook Tylka Present at NAMI Wisconsin

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and Attorneys Jessa Victor and Brook Tylka kicked things off by participating in NAMI Wisconsin’s annual conference at the Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake. The National Alliance on Mental Illness was originally founded in Dane...
How to Prepare for LTDI Field Interview Questions

How to Prepare for LTDI Field Interview Questions

Preparing for Your Long-Term Disability Interview: Questions to Anticipate, Mistakes to Avoid, and Tips to Remember!   It’s not unusual for your long-term disability (LTD) insurance carrier to request an interview with you to learn more about your claim. These...