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.

  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy and Long Term Disability Insurance Benefits

    What is Peripartum Cardiomyopathy? Peripartum cardiomyopathy is a rare heart condition caused by pregnancy. The heart muscle becomes weak and enlarged in the last month of pregnancy and up to six months after delivery. While there is no singular cause, risk factors include obesity, substance abuse, viral infections, and coronary heart disease. Women who have […]

  • Obesity and Long Term Disability Insurance Benefits

    According to the World Health Organization, almost 40% of all Americans are obese. Obesity is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of over 30. The number of people who are morbidly obese is continuing to rise. Morbidly obese is defined by a BMI of over 40. The health issues surrounding obesity are extensive. […]

  • Pregnancy and Short Term Disability Insurance Benefits

    Short Term Disability While Pregnant: What You Need to Know About Short Term Disability Benefits And Pregnancy Having a short term disability policy can be a great way to supplement your income when you are out for maternity leave. There are always many questions regarding short term disability and pregnancy: Can you apply for short […]

  • Vice Presidents Applying for Long Term Disability Insurance Benefits

    The Challenges Vice Presidents Face When Filing For Long Term Disability Vice-Presidents are typically highly-skilled executives within a company. VPs provide management and oversight. Vice Presidents collaborate with other senior leadership officers in order to meet the company’s objectives. Successful VPs have a proven record of successful strategic planning and implementation. In this article, we […]

  • Nurses Applying for Long Term Disability Benefits

    The Challenges Nurses Face When Applying For Long Term Disability As a nurse, you are the medical professional that works the closest with the patients. You rush in and out helping patients and doctors for 12 hours or more a day. Medical care facilities could not survive without you. So why does the insurance company […]

  • Occupations That Qualify for Long Term Disability

    Long term disability insurance coverage may be offered for virtually any occupation – from unskilled labor workers to highly-skilled professional occupations such as doctors and lawyers. The specific occupation of an LTD claimant is primarily an issue during the “own occupation” (“own occ” for short) period of a long term disability insurance policy. The “own […]

  • Spina Bifida and Long Term Disability Insurance Claims

    What is Spina Bifida? Spina Bifida, also known as splint spine syndrome, is a rare birth defect in which the spinal cord and vertebrae do not properly develop. There are gaps in the vertebrae that can expose sections of the spinal nerves, which can allow the spinal nerves to protrude out into the tissues of […]

  • Tendinitis and Long Term Disability Insurance Claims

    What is Tendinitis? Tendinitis is inflammation of the tendons, which connect muscles to bone. This inflammation causes pain at the site of the inflammation as well as the surrounding area. Stiffness at the affected joint can cause loss of motion. Sometimes swelling of the area can be seen or felt. Tendinitis can be caused by […]

  • Pericarditis and Long Term Disability Insurance Claims

    What is pericarditis? The heart is held in place and supported by the pericardium, a two-layer wall separated by fluid. This fluid keeps the pericardium and heart from rubbing up against each other. Pericarditis occurs when the layers of the pericardium become inflamed and enlarged. This can cause the layers to become irritated or constricted. […]

  • Cancer and Long Term Disability Insurance Claims

    Can I Receive Long Term Disability If I Have Cancer? A cancer diagnosis is frightening. You are worried about your health but also your finances. How will you pay for monthly bills if you cannot work? Can you receive long term disability (LTD) benefits if you have cancer? The short answer is maybe. Most LTD […]