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.
Long Term Disability Process with Our Firm
The Process That We Use to Help You Get Your Long Term Disability Benefits Our involvement in the long term disability process typically begins at one of the following three stages: At the Initial Application; After a claim has been denied and the claimant needs to file an Administrative Appeal directly with the LTD insurance […]
What are the Requirements for Long Term Disability?
What you need to prove to receive benefits from your long-term disability policy. If you have a long-term disability policy through your employer or you have an individual policy that you purchased on your own, you may be able to receive disability benefits to replace most or part of your salary if you are unable […]
What Spine Disorders Qualify for Long Term Disability Benefits?
If you have a spinal disorder that leaves you unable to work, you might be eligible to receive Long Term Disability insurance benefits. This does, of course, assume that you have coverage for LTD benefits through your employer. Your claim will be reviewed by the long-term disability insurance company that issued the benefit plan, or […]
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 […]