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.

  • Syringomyelia and Long-Term Disability Claims

    What is Syringomyelia? Syringomyelia is a medical condition where fluid-filled cysts, called syrinx, form inside a person’s spinal cord. When the normal flow of cerebrospinal fluid that protects the brain and spinal cord is blocked, it can enter the central spinal cord canal and create a cyst. It can be caused by Chiari malformation or […]

  • Small Fiber Neuropathy

    What is Small Fiber Neuropathy? Small fiber nerves are found throughout the body. In the skin, they control sensations such as pain and temperature. In the organs, they control involuntary automatic processes such as breathing. Small fiber neuropathy is a type of peripheral neuropathy that involves the destruction of these small fiber nerves. Typically, these […]

  • Lymphoma and Long Term Disability Benefits – Receiving Disability Benefits When You Have Been Diagnosed with Lymphoma

    Question: I have been diagnosed with Lymphoma. Do I qualify for long term disability benefits? What is Lymphoma? Lymphoma has two forms: Hodgkin Lymphoma (Hodgkin’s Disease) and non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Hodgkin Lymphoma (Hodgkin’s Disease), is a type of cancer of the lymphatic system. Hodgkin’s disease is usually first detected by a swollen lymph node. Blood tests […]

  • How Much Does Long Term Disability Usually Pay?

    Answers to Frequently Asked Questions Regarding LTD Pay If you become disabled during the time you are employed full-time, you may be eligible for disability benefits. How much you will earn will be dependent on your policy. Sometimes the wording in long term disability policies can be lengthy and confusing. Here are some answers to […]

  • Essential Tremor and Long Term Disability Claims

    What Is Essential Tremor? Essential Tremor is a disorder of the nerves that shows itself through uncontrollable shaking, or tremors, on different sides and in different parts of the body. It can affect areas such as the chin, tongue, larynx, head, arms, and hands, but rarely affects the lower body. The Essential Tremor disorder is […]

  • Does Long Term Disability Continue After Termination?

    If an Employer Terminates You While You Are Receiving Long Term Disability Benefits, Do You Still Receive Your Benefits? The simple answer is yes. If you were on long term disability (LTD) before you were terminated, then you will still receive benefits regardless of termination.  The distinguishment is made on when you became disabled. For […]

  • Immune-Deficiency Disorders and Long Term Disability

    What are Immune-Deficiency Disorders? Immune-deficiency disorders are a category of immune system disorders. For people with Immunodeficiency, their immune system is weaker than usual. This leaves them more prone to infections and illnesses. There are many reasons a person may develop an Immune-deficiency disorder. Some people have genetic conditions that can cause weakened immune systems. […]

  • The Challenges that Dentists Face When Filing A Long Term Disability Claim

    As a Dentist, you are a doctor of oral health and restore confidence to your patients. You also pay hefty insurance premiums to cover you and your business in case you become disabled. So why is the insurance company making it so difficult for you to get a long term disability claim approved? In this […]

  • Long Term Disability Insurance Claims

    Long Term Disability Insurance Claims An Overview of Long Term Disability Insurance (LTD) Here’s a basic introduction to how Long Term Disability works. Long Term Disability Insurance Claims: Information & Criteria An overview of a typical Long Term Disability Insurance Company’s disability evaluation process and what you need to do to get benefits. Requirements for […]

  • Social Media of Claimants Being Used to Deny/Terminate Claims: How Your Social Media Accounts Could Make You Lose Your Benefits

    Social media has become the way that we share our lives with the world. Long gone are the days of printing and mailing pictures to family and friends. Now, with the click of a button, you can share photos or even live stream video to social media which creates a way for families to stay […]