BROMONT, Quebec (WBBM) — A Quebec woman is no longer receiving disability checks from her insurance company, and Facebook is one of the reasons for the interference.
As WBBM Newsradio 780’s Mary Frances Bragiel reports, Nathalie Blanchard suffers from depression. As a result, she took a medical leave 3 years ago from her job as a technician, and had been receiving monthly disability checks.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Illinois: Lowest Daily Coronavirus Case Count And Infection Rate In More Than Six Weeks
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That was until she allegedly began posting photos of herself on Facebook socializing at the beach and in a pub.READ MORE: Woodstock High School Senior Goes To The Prom, After An Outpouring Of Support On Facebook
Her insurance carrier, Manulife Financial, got a look at the photos, and stopped sending out the checks because according to the company attorney, Blanchard is depression free and able to work.
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But the company says it would not terminate a valid claim based solely on information published on social networking sites.