Own Occupation definition

Own Occupation means your occupation that you were performing when your Disability or Partial Disability began. For the purposes of determining Disability under this plan, Liberty will consider your occupation as it is normally performed in the national economy.
Own Occupation means the regular occupation in which Executive is engaged under this Agreement at the time Executive becomes disabled.
Own Occupation means the essential duties of your own occupation (see section D).

Examples of Own Occupation in a sentence

  • The Group Policy lists both Northwest and Duda PC as “Employers.” (STND 627)).The Group Policy’s Own Occupation Definition of Disability is as follows:During the Benefit Waiting Period and the Own Occupation Period you are required to be Disabled only from your Own Occupation.You are Disabled from your Own Occupation if, as a result of Physical Disease, Injury, Pregnancy or Mental Disorder, you are unable to perform with reasonable continuity the Material Duties of your Own Occupation.(STND 631).

  • Mr. Picco’s letter explained:[I]n determining your Own Occupation, we were not limited in our review to how you perform your particular job at Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists or your other associated entities, nor are we limited in our review to a preference or particular concentration of procedures you prefer to perform within your occupational specialty.

  • Thedefinition of Own Occupation is therefore an objective standard derived from Dr. Duda’s subjective responsibilities in practice.To evaluate Dr. Duda’s claim, Standard analyzed his actual responsibilities by looking at his regular and ordinary employment with Northwest and its “other associated entities.” (STND 402-03).

  • Per the terms of the Group Policy, Standard was entitled to look at the general character of Dr. Duda’s actual responsibilities and then to determine Dr. Duda’s Own Occupation by considering a profession involving the essential tasks and skills of the same general character as Dr. Duda’s regular and ordinary employment.

  • Dr. Duda argues that Standard abused its discretion by adopting an overly broad definition of Own Occupation, citing Lasser’s holding that the material duties of one’s regular occupation are those tasks that the insured actually performed before the onset of disability.


More Definitions of Own Occupation

Own Occupation means the essential duties of your own
Own Occupation means the activity that you regularly perform and that serves as your source of income. It is not limited to the specific position you held with your Employer. It may be a similar activity that could be performed with your Employer or any other employer.
Own Occupation means the usual and customary occupation which a claimant performed on a regular and continuing basis before becoming disabled. One's own occupation is determined at the beginning of a period of disability and takes into account professionally recognized specialties. The own occupation period as spelled out is limited to 12 months for any disability that begins when LTD insurance is continued because of a severance of employment.
Own Occupation means the Covered Person’s occupation that he was performing when his Disability or Partial Disability began. For the purposes of determining Disability under this Plan, the Plan will consider the Covered Person’s occupation as it is normally performed in the national economy.
Own Occupation means the occupation in which you were engaged immediately before the start of your Total and Permanent Disability.
Own Occupation means you can make a claim if you are unable to perform your own job; however, being covered under ‘Any Occupation’ means that you have to be unable to perform any job, with equivalent earnings to the job you were doing before not taken into account.
Own Occupation means the regular occupation in which he is engaged under this Agreement at the time he becomes disabled.