As you know, millions of Americans are affected by diabetes. Though diabetes is a relatively common disease, this does not make it any less more serious. While for some, their diabetes is entirely manageable, for others, this is simply not the case. In the worst cases, diabetes can even be life-threatening. Some of the most common symptoms of diabetes, particularly in the more serious cases, are cardiovascular disease, poorly-functioning immune systems, kidney damage, extreme hunger, weight loss, infections of the gums or skin. As you can see, it is no secret why some individuals will be unable to return to work as a result of their diabetes, and when this happens, they will oftentimes seek long term disability benefits. If you find yourself in this situation, it s critical that you retain the services of a knowledgeable nationwide long term disability attorney who can work to obtain the benefits you and your family deserve so you can begin focusing on what matters most in life. Please continue reading and speak with our firm to learn more. Here are some of the questions you may have:
How can long term disability benefits help me and my family?
If you obtain long term disability benefits, you will no longer have to worry about being unable to collect a paycheck from not working. Essentially, when someone is awarded long term disability benefits, they will receive either a one lump-sum payment, or they will receive monthly insurance payments. These payments can go a long way in helping an individual with diabetes, though unfortunately, oftentimes, insurance companies care far more about their bottom line, and they will try and wrongfully deny individuals of the benefits to which they are entitled. This is why it is so critical that you retain the services of a knowledgeable attorney who can fight for your rightful benefits.
Will my diabetes qualify for LTD benefits?
First, you must speak with your employer or insurer to learn more about your insurance policy. You will then file your LTD claim within 180 days–our firm can help ensure that you do so promptly and properly. You must then have to gather and present various forms of evidence to prove that you truly qualify for long term disability benefits. Some of the most valuable documentation includes doctor’s notes, MRIs, a copy of your medical history, and any other form of documentation that our firm deems necessary.
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.