The O’Ryan Law Firm has represented numerous employees of Indiana University (“IU”) who have become disabled because of serious illnesses such as chronic pancreatitis, lymes disease, degenerative disk disease, ovarian cancer, and osteoarthritis. A large number of those clients were employees who had worked for Indiana University for many years, some even decades, before reaching the point where they were no longer able to work because of their medical conditions.
Indiana University’s Long Term Disability Plan is an income replacement plan for IU employees who become disabled due to an illness or accident. The following are the general terms of the long term disability coverage provided to IU employees:
- With claim approval, the plan pays a regular monthly income when an enrolled employee becomes disabled.