Cancer and complications from pregnancy were the top causes of long term disability claims filed with Unum Group Corp. in 2007.
Normal pregnancy was the leading cause of short term disability claims at Unum, Chattanooga, Tenn., the company says.
Cancer and pregnancy complications each accounted for about 12% of Unum’s group LTD claims in 2007.
Back injuries caused 11% of the LTD claims, and other injuries caused 9.3% of the claims.
On the group STD side, normal pregnancy caused 21% of the claims.