Episode 7 – Answering Common Questions about Long-Term Disability – with guest Sheila Karras



If you have ever wondered how long-term disability works, or who is eligible for it, this is the episode for you! 

In this episode, Lorne Curry sits down with his very first guest, Sheila Karras of Empire Life, as they take a look at long-term disability. With Sheila’s work in insurance, she helps answer some of the most common questions asked regarding disability leave and speaks about the impact COVID-19 has had on it.

In this episode we discuss:

  • The reluctance for an employee to return to work after disability leave 
  • What is considered when assessing an employee’s ability to return to work 
  • Earnings in relation to returning to work after disability 
  • Communication between the insurance company, employer and employee throughout a disability claim 
  • And more!

Tune in now to have your questions answered regarding long-term disability leave and understand who should be involved in the conversations. 

Resources: Lorne Curry | Curry Financial Group | Group Benefits headquarters | Sheila Karras | Empire Life 


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