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Does Having a Pacemaker Qualify for Long Term Disability Benefits?

When someone gets a pacemaker installed, they have a lot to think about. In many cases, when someone has a pacemaker, it is because they have bradycardia, a medical condition that causes a slower heartbeat, or they have a heart block, which essentially means that they have a slow electrical signal through their heart. In many cases, pacemakers can successfully fix any such problems, however, they cannot fix everything permanently, and in many cases, those who either suffer from heart failure or arrhythmias after having a pacemaker installed may qualify for long term disability benefits if they can prove that their medical condition prevents them from returning to work. If you find yourself in this situation, you should strongly consider retaining the services of our knowledgeable nationwide long term disability attorneys to learn more about how we can help you through every step of the legal process ahead. Here are some of the questions you may have:

How can long term disability insurance help me if I have a pacemaker?

If you have a pacemaker and you are unable to return to work, there is a very good chance that you are now seeking long term disability insurance. LTD insurance can benefit you by providing you either with monthly payments or one lump-sum payment to help cover the cost of you being unable to return to work as a result of your disability.

Will I qualify for long term disability insurance if I have a pacemaker?

If you have a medical condition relating to your pacemaker and you are unable to return to work, you will have to speak with your insurer or employer to learn more about your police, and from there, you will file your claim within 180 days. You will have to prove that you truly qualify for benefits, and our firm can help ensure you have all of the necessary documentation to do so, including x-rays, MRIs, a copy of your medical history, and a doctor’s note regarding the extent of your medical condition, how it affects your daily life, and how it, therefore, prevents you from returning to work for the foreseeable future. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to speak with our knowledgeable firm today. We are here to help you through every step of the LTD process.

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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