Chronic Kidney Disease & Long Term Disability | What to Know

Chronic kidney disease can significantly and negatively impact a person’s life. Kidney disease can come with a wide variety of symptoms, such as chronic fatigue, muscle twitches, high blood pressure, chest pain, mental fog, vomiting, shortness of breath, and more. Unfortunately, chronic kidney disease can affect some people so severely that it prevents them from coming to work. If you find yourself in this situation, you must read on and reach out to our nationwide long term disability attorneys to learn whether your kidney disease qualifies for long term disability benefits. Here are some of the questions you may have:

Will my chronic kidney disease qualify for long term disability benefits?

As you may know, simply applying for long term disability benefits is not enough to receive them. To receive long term disability, you will have to prove that your kidney disease significantly impacts your life and prevents you from returning to work for the foreseeable future. To prove that you truly qualify for long term disability benefits, you should obtain medical documents regarding your illness, such as MRIs, x-rays, or doctor’s notes. You should also ensure that you hire a competent long term disability attorney who can fight for the benefits you deserve and need to move on with your life. As long as you can prove you qualify, you should receive either one lump-sum payment or monthly insurance payments. These payments can help you stay afloat until you can retire.

What do I start receiving long term disability benefits?

For many people, they don’t see the benefits to which they are entitled immediately after they are approved. However, in most cases, those who qualify for long term disability benefits should receive their first payment within 90 days of approval. Unfortunately, in some cases, it does take more than 90 days. Our firm can help ensure the process moves along as smoothly as it can. If you have any further questions or you believe that you qualify for long term disability benefits, you should pick up the phone and give us a call today. We are here to help you in any way we can.

Contact our experienced nationwide firm

If you or someone you know is looking to receive long term disability benefits and needs the help of an experienced attorney, speak with our nationwide LTD attorneys today. Our firm has significant experience helping people just like you obtain or defend their long term disability benefits. Contact Walker & Hern for a free consultation.

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