On Disability-Don't update your social media with "I'M RETIRED"


#1

Insurance companies often attempt to take statements out of context in order to deny or terminate benefits by alleging that a legitimately disabled claimant is: malingering, making a lifestyle choice, embracing the sick role or not happy with their job.

If on disability then posting anywhere or on any forms that you are “retired” is just inviting trouble


#2

The problem with social media is that it is rarely presents a true picture of a person’s life. It is now well recognized by psychologists and people who study social media that almost everyone puts on a brave face for social media – empathizes the positive, etc. There is nothing wrong with this, but it is often taken out of context by insurance companies as indicated by Allyoops.