Disability And Injury Article Collection

When you suffer an injury that keeps you from work or you are hurt in an accident due to someone else’s negligence, you have rights to compensation. Learn more about those rights and how to protect them with help from this informative collection of articles by our experienced disability and injury attorneys.

  • Paralysis and Long Term Disability Insurance Benefits

    What is Paralysis? Paralysis is the loss of function of at least one muscle group. If there is nerve damage, it can also include loss of feeling in the area. The paralysis may be partial (some muscle control) or complete (no muscle control). It may be temporary or permanent. Localized paralysis affects only a small […]

  • Myasthenia Gravis and Long Term Disability

    What is Myasthenia Gravis? Myasthenia gravis means “grave muscle weakness.” It is an autoimmune neuromuscular disease that causes weakness in the muscles, which can lead to problems moving, eating, and breathing. Weakness of the muscles worsens after exercise and improves with rest for people with myasthenia gravis, though the muscle weakness may never fully go […]

  • Hepatitis (B and C) and Long Term Disability Insurance Claims

    What is Hepatitis B and C? Hepatitis is the word used to describe inflammation of the liver. A virus usually causes Hepatitis with the most common being A, B, and C. Hepatitis A does have a vaccine and often does not create chronic illness. However, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C can create lifelong health problems. […]

  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome and Long Term Disability

    What is Guillain-Barre Syndrome? Guillain-Barre Syndrome is a rare autoimmune disorder where the immune system attacks the nerves. Symptoms can start with weakness and tingling, which then progresses into severe weakness, pain, and paralysis. People with Guillain-Barre Syndrome may experience incontinence, difficulty breathing, and the inability to speak. Severe weakness usually sets in about two […]

  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Long Term Disability

    What Is Diabetic Ketoacidosis? The serious diabetes complication that happens when your body produces extreme levels of blood acids called ketones. It develops when your body can’t make enough insulin. Insulin is used to help glucose (sugar), a major source of energy for your tissues and muscles, enter your cells. When your body doesn’t produce […]

  • Dystonia and Long Term Disability

    What is Dystonia? Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder characterized by uncontrolled muscle contractions. These contractions can make the body part that is affected experience cramping, irregular movements, or abnormal postures. Dystonia can affect just one body part (focal dystonia), two or more adjoining body parts (segmental dystonia) or the entire body (general dystonia). The […]

  • Cirrhosis and Long Term Disability Benefits

    What is Cirrhosis? Cirrhosis is the late stage of scarring of the liver created by advanced diseases like hepatitis and chronic alcohol use. Each time the liver is damaged, it tries to repair itself. Each time it tries to repair itself, scar tissue forms leaving it difficult for your liver to function properly.  Cirrhosis cannot […]

  • Polymyositis and Long Term Disability

    What Is Polymyositis? Polymyositis is a rare inflammatory disease that causes weak muscles on both sides of your body. This disease can make it difficult for you to reach overhead, lift objects, rise from a seated position, or climb stairs. Polymyositis is most commonly found in adults between the ages of 30 and 60 and […]

  • Chemical Sensitivity and Long Term Disability | LTD

    Chemical Sensitivity and LTD Claims What is chemical sensitivity? High levels of chemicals can cause reactions in any person, but individuals with chemical sensitivity experience symptoms with low levels of chemicals that can be found in almost any environment. Not everyone suffering from chemical sensitivity reacts to the same chemicals or experiences the same symptoms. […]

  • Sciatica and Long Term Disability Insurance Claims

    If you suffer pain and other symptoms from sciatica that is so severe it keeps you from working, you may be eligible for long term disability insurance benefits