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Half of All US Workers Are Women: All Eyes on Supreme Court Interpretation

Half of All US Workers Are Women: All Eyes on Supreme Court Interpretation December 9, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
Washington, DC Along with Washington Wrongly Denied Disability Claims, is the issue that some women are still having with their employers in terms of reasonable accommodations when they become pregnant. Were a pregnancy to become complicated, requiring additional time off work with short-term and even long-term disability benefits, it behooves an employer and its insurer to accommodate a valued employee.
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Washington Insurer to Cover Developmental Disabilities

Washington Insurer to Cover Developmental Disabilities November 9, 2014. By Heidi Turner.
Seattle, WA Regence BlueShield will settle two Washington insurance lawsuits and has agreed to cover neurodevelopmental disability therapies, according to reports. This makes the insurance company the third of the three largest to face insurance lawsuits concerning neurodevelopmental disability therapy. The settlement, which was announced following a state Supreme Court Decision, will affect policyholders and their dependents who require autism treatments.
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More Than One Way to Skin a Cat Over Washington LTD Benefits

More Than One Way to Skin a Cat Over Washington LTD Benefits October 11, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
Everett, WA This is a Washington long term denied disability lawsuit story with a difference. Rather than having been denied disability benefits, a union representing Washington County and City employees alleged they were overpaying for their benefits. The revelation was especially hard to swallow in the wake of layoffs, job furloughs and wage freezes that stemmed from the economic downturn that hit in 2008.
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What You Should Know About Denied Disability: Washington Disability Attorney Weighs In

What You Should Know About Denied Disability: Washington Disability Attorney Weighs In September 30, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Seattle, WA Disability attorney Chris Roy has won a lot more Washington denied disability cases than he has lost because he evaluates individual cases and only takes those he believes the client will win.
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Trio of Washington Bad Faith Insurance Lawsuits Spurs Action

Trio of Washington Bad Faith Insurance Lawsuits Spurs Action September 3, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
Washington, DC Sometimes it takes a Washington long term denied disability lawsuit in order to affect change. And there are two examples where litigation has succeeded in waking up insurers or federal regulators with regard to the very real needs of Americans, together with the need for fairness.
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Attorney Helps Win Denied Disability Appeal, with Back Pay

Attorney Helps Win Denied Disability Appeal, with Back Pay August 4, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Vancouver, WA When Cigna denied Janet’s Washington disability claim, she appealed, twice. The third time she hired a disability attorney and was reinstated, along with several months of back pay, and more.
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Washington Long-Term Disability Lawsuit

Washington Long-Term Disability Lawsuit July 14, 2014. By Heidi Turner.
Seattle, WA Long-term disability is supposed to provide policyholders with peace of mind, but that peace of mind can quickly evaporate when the policyholder has their claim unfairly denied. Washington bad faith insurance lawsuits can be filed, depending on the circumstances, to help policyholders ensure their insurance contracts are honored. Unfortunately, there are some situations in which a denied disability lawsuit cannot be filed.
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