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Cancer is a leading cause of disability claims

When people think of disability insurance, they often think of accidents. In truth, illness and ailments are the leading causes of short and long-term disability claims. Fewer than 10 percent of disability cases are the result of an accident. Diseases, especially cancer, frequently cause employee to miss work and file for disability cover for their daily expenses. As many as one in four workers will become disabled at some point in their career.