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.

  • Eye Disorders

    What Are Eye Disorders? Eye disorders are a broad category of conditions that affect the eyes. These disorders can be the result of congenital disabilities, aging, injury, or disease. Medications can also sometimes have adverse effects on eye health. Eye disorders cause difficulties seeing, which can sometimes develop into total blindness. Those that cannot see […]

  • The Challenges A Nurse Anesthetist Has When Filing A Long Term Disability Claim

    Certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) play a crucial role in the success of a variety of medical procedures. They work in collaboration with surgeons, anesthesiologists, dentists, podiatrists, and other professionals to ensure the safe administration of anesthesia. Some of their responsibilities include providing pain management, assisting with stabilization services, and overseeing patient recovery. As critical […]

  • What is the Elimination Period?

    Everything You Need to Know About Waiting for Long Term Disability Benefits Becoming disabled before retirement can be a scary thing. Most of us plan to work until at least retirement age. We expect to have our homes paid for, and children moved out by that time. But life is unpredictable, and sometimes people become […]

  • Muscular Atrophy

    What is Muscular Atrophy? Muscular atrophy is muscle wasting from being physically inactive. Most commonly, muscle wasting is a result of loss of function as a result of physical injury or disease. If a person is unable to be physically active, the muscle loses mass and sometimes the ability to function correctly. This can happen […]

  • Multiple Myeloma and Long-Term Disability Claims

    What Is Multiple Myeloma? When cancer forms in white blood cell types called plasma cells, it’s known as multiple myeloma. These blood cells are in charge of making antibodies to fight infection by recognizing and attacking germs. Multiple myeloma reduces these healthy blood cells by accumulating in the bone marrow and crowding out the plasma […]

  • Myelofibrosis and Long Term Disability: How To Get Your Claim Approved

    According to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Myelofibrosis is rare bone cancer in which abnormal cells and fiber build up in the bone marrow. Symptoms can take years to develop. In fact, many people live for years before showing any signs of the disease. When symptoms start to show up; however, they continue to get […]

  • How Trauma Can Cause Long Term Disability (And If You Qualify For Benefits)

    Can you receive long term disability benefits if you have experienced trauma? According to the world health organization, 15% of the population lives with some trauma disability. Traffic accidents, violence, falls, burns and assault are the most common traumatic events that can leave you with a disability for a lifetime. A 2015 study conducted in […]

  • Meralgia Paresthetica and Long Term Disability

    What is Meralgia Paresthetica? Meralgia paresthetica, also known as Bernhardt-Roth syndrome, is a physical medical condition caused by compression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. Symptoms include burning sensations, numbness, and tingling in the outer thigh. Compression of the nerve that supplies sensation to the skin surface of the thigh causes meralgia paresthetica. Patients may […]

  • Four Types of Surveillance That You Need To Know About and How To Protect Yourself During Surveillance

    Long term disability companies are well-known for hiring third-party investigators to put claimants under surveillance. They spend millions of dollars on surveillance to save billions in claims. They want to “catch” you doing something you shouldn’t like taking out the trash or enjoying your grandchild’s birthday party. The goal is to get footage that they […]

  • Long-Term Disability Lump Sum Settlements

    The Advantages and Disadvantages of Taking a Lump Sum Settlement Versus Monthly Payments for Your Long Term Disability Case Sometimes insurance companies will offer what is called a lump sum settlement. A lump sum settlement means that instead of receiving monthly payments, you will be given a one-time payment equal to the number of months […]