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Category: Illnesses

Ischemic Heart Disease | Long Term Disability Claim Tips

Illnesses Heart Disease Ischemic Heart Disease Cardiovascular

If you have ischemic heart disease, you may be considering going out on disability. Ischemic heart disease may be robbing you of the energy you need to perform up to expectations. Perhaps you’ve already had a heart attack and are concerned that job stress will cause another.  Before making any changes in your employment, it’s a good idea to speak with one of the New York disability lawyers at Riemer & Associates.   Our seasoned disability attorneys can review your policies with you and provide you with an evaluation of your claim.  If you decide to file for benefits, we can help you plan your exit from work and prepare a strong claim.

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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome | Long Term Disability Claim Tips

Illnesses Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

You could be eligible for long term disability benefits if you have been diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS).  Your diagnosis does not automatically entitle you to benefits, however.  The severity of EDS differs greatly from person to person. Some sufferers of EDS experience few problems, while others are severely disabled.

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Osteomyelitis | Long Term Disability Claim Tips

Illnesses Back Pain Osteomyelitis

Osteomyelitis is a serious bone infection that can, if untreated, cause life-threatening complications and permanent physical impairment. It is most often caused by a trauma that exposes damaged bone to bacteria or blood or tissue infections that spread into otherwise healthy bone tissue. Once the bone is damaged or weakened, complications such as osteoporosis or arthritis can occur and cause life-long problems. If you have experienced osteomyelitis and any associated conditions that have affected your ability to work, you may qualify to file a New York disability claim.

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Diabetes | Long Term Disability Claim Tips

Illnesses Diabetes

If you are finding it difficult to function in your job because of diabetes, now might be the time to consider a claim for long term disability benefits.  Our New York disability attorneys at Riemer & Associates can review your policy with you and help you assess your eligibility.  If the time is right, our disability lawyers can help you plan your exit from work and prepare your claim.

Diabetes can be a disabling disease.  However, you will not qualify for long term disability benefits on the strength of your diagnosis alone.  You will need to support your claim with convincing evidence that you are “disabled” as defined by your LTD policy. You may have to prove that you can no longer do your usual occupation or you may have to prove you cannot perform any occupation to which you are reasonably suited, a more demanding standard.  Since many individuals with diabetes are able to work until retirement, the challenge will be educating your insurer about how your case is different.

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Kyphosis | Long Term Disability Claim Tips

Illnesses Kyphosis

Kyphosis can cause long term disability.  Our New York Long Term Disability Lawyers can help if you are experiencing pain or difficulty at work because of your Kyphosis.  Learn more about kyphosis long term disability claims below.

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