Do You Qualify for Long Term Disability Benefits If You Are a Lawyer?

Through no fault of your own, you have sustained injuries or medical conditions that make it impossible to perform your job as a lawyer. But are you entitled to long term disability benefits? Whether you are a member of a large firm or the owner/operator of your own, please read on, then contact an experienced lawyer long term disability attorney to learn if you do qualify for long term disability benefits if you are a lawyer.

Does a lawyer qualify for long term disability benefits?

Yes, lawyers do qualify for long term disability benefits in the United States, so long as they possess one or more chronic medical conditions. These medical conditions include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Anxiety
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Back pain and related disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Brain injury
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Atrophy
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Chronic pain
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Lupus

How does a lawyer qualify for long term disability benefits?

Generally speaking, anyone, lawyers included, may qualify for long term disability benefits if he or she pays for a long term disability insurance plan, has a medical condition that qualifies as a disability under his or her insurance policy and files a claim for long term disability with his or her insurance. However, it is not always so simple to receive the long term disability benefits you are entitled under the laws of the United States.

How can a long term disability benefits lawyer help you?

One of our skilled long term disability insurance attorneys may be able to help you flag any potential issues or complications that may arise as you file for long term disability insurance. This could include specific issues with your policy and your condition, and an attorney can help build your case around such issues to try to minimalize their impact. A seasoned legal professional will fully apprise you of your rights and responsibilities. Our firm will see to it that at no time during this process will we leave you feeling lost and confused. These cases are large and complex and tend to languish in the courts. Do not let yours be one of them. In fact, our firm might be able to negotiate a settlement on your behalf without you ever having to set foot in court. Do not go it alone. Give us a call today.

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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