CLS may be able to assist you in interpreting your short term or long term disability policies; evaluating your medical records; advocating on your behalf with employers, doctors and insurance companies, and helping you appeal decisions against you.
Before you call CLS, please gather:
- A copy of your short or long term disability insurance policy if you have it
- Any letters or other communication from insurance company or employer about your disability or leave from work
- Proof of income.
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Please listen to all the prompts, choose your issue and leave a message. Your call will be returned in 1-2 business days.
Many individuals have Long or Short-term Disability policies through their employment, paid for either by the employer or through deductions taken through the workers’ paychecks. These policies are a type of insurance that may pay part of a worker’s salary if the worker is unable to work due to a non-work-related injury or illness. The policies that set forth entitlement to disability are very complicated and people are often denied disability without understanding why.