What is the advantage to a person having an attorney present for a field interview?
As we were discussing earlier, these interviews are made to elicit certain statements from you. It's almost like a deposition. Obviously you are not making objections, you are making a record but what you are telling them can be used against you and it's... continue
It really depends on the policy language. If it says in the policy that they are required to submit to a field interview or submit to an independent medical examination then, obviously, they have to do it. But if it doesn't, I think it's really a grey area. I think, in the abundance of caution, it would always be prudent to go ahead and... continue
In today's issue we are going to discuss the process of what happens when a long term disability insurance company requests to do a field interview regarding your claim and they may just call it an interview or a meeting. But essentially what that means is that the long term disability insurance policy carrier calls you up and they say - we would... continue
I am regularly asked with regards to field interviews in a long term disability insurance claim whether a claimant should allow a long term disability insurance field rep to come into their home and do a field interview.
In almost all of these field interviews the disability insurance company will request to do it at your home. I would tell... continue