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.

  • 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 […]

  • Post Laminectomy Syndrome (aka Failed Back Syndrome)

    What is Post Laminectomy Syndrome? Post laminectomy syndrome, otherwise known as Failed Back Symptom, refers to pain that is either caused by or not relieved by back surgery. The cause is different in every patient and not always found. Sometimes scar tissue, bone, and soft tissue can press on spinal nerves and cause additional problems […]

  • Anthem Blue Cross Long Term Disability Insurance Attorney

    In California, Anthem Blue Cross is offering short-term and long-term disability insurance benefits to groups with 10 to 50 employees. These new plans are in addition to the disability products that Anthem has traditionally offered to employers with 51 or more employees. “Disability plans provide a source of income when employees can’t work,” said Mike […]

  • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and Long-Term Disability Claims

    What Is Pelvic Floor Dysfunction? The inability to control the muscles of your pelvic floor is called pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD). Your pelvic floor is made up of the ligaments and muscles in your pelvic region. It acts as a sling to hold up the organs in your pelvis including the prostate or uterus, rectum, […]

  • Why You Should Always Comply with Your Doctor’s Treatment Orders

    When the insurance company is reviewing your long term disability claim, they will be evaluating your credibility. They will be looking to see if the evidence you provided proves that you have been truthful about your symptoms, pain levels, and inability to work. The most common way the insurance company checks this is to see […]