Tag Archives: LongTerm

Length of Long-Term Disability Benefits Can Frustrate Employment Contract

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently held that the continued receipt of long-term disability benefits can legally frustrate an employment contract. The facts A worker commenced his employment with the predecessor company of the employer in September 16, 2002. … Continue reading

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Making the Transition to a Long-Term Care Facility

Making the decision to have your parent or loved one move into a long-term care facility can be difficult. Maybe you have been caring for your mother for the past five years and feel that you can no longer do … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania-based operator of long-term care facilities pays over $13 million to settle whistleblower’s case

On August 15, the Department of Justice announced that Pennsylvania-based Post-Acute Medical, LLC, had agreed to pay $13,168,000 to settle a whistleblower’s allegations that the company violated the Antikickback Statute and the Stark Law. According to DOJ’s press release: Post … Continue reading

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Long-term care planning helps you in later life

Long-term care planning might be something you're starting to look into as you're getting older. You know that there is a need to have insurance and plans in place for when you can't take care of yourself any longer or … Continue reading

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When Guarding the Henhouse, Some Foxes Go Rogue: When an Insurer’s Conflict of Interest Factors into Administrating Group Long-Term Disability ERISA Plans

Few Americans can retire on their savings alone.  Many workers participate in an employee benefits plans, which serve to provide financial security in case of disability or retirement.  In the case of insurers that decide who qualifies for life, health … Continue reading

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