• 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 […]

    • American Fidelity Assurance Company – Long Term Disability Insurance Attorney

        Disability insurance protects employees from the loss of income resulting from an inability to work due to an accident injury or illness. You receive short term disability benefits after a short waiting period (typically referred to as an “elimination period”) of 0, 7, 14 or 30 days, and the benefits are payable for a […]

    • 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 […]