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Does Having a Stroke Qualify for Long Term Disability Benefits?

There are few things more devastating than suffering a serious stroke. Unfortunately, this is something that happens to thousands of Americans every single year. In most cases, a serious stroke can damage parts of a person’s brain. This, in turn, can limit someone’s ability to properly chew and swallow food, it may affect their speech, and it may also affect the ability to move properly. Ultimately, there are a wide array of cognitive issues that a stroke may bring about, and if you are someone who recently suffered a stroke, you should strongly consider seeking the assistance of a knowledgeable nationwide long term disability lawyer who can work to attain the long term disability benefits you need to move on with your life. Please continue reading and speak with our firm to learn more about how we can help if you are seeking LTD benefits. Here are some of the questions you may have:

What is the purpose of long term disability insurance?

Long term disability insurance serves multiple purposes. To start, when someone is unable to return to work because of a debilitation medical condition or injury, they may seek long term disability benefits to help cover the cost of their medical bills, lost wages from being unable to return to work, and more. That being said, if you can prove that you qualify for long term disability benefits, you should receive either one lump-sum payment or monthly insurance payments. Our firm understands the ins and outs of the LTD process, and we are ready to fight for the benefits you and your family deserve and need.

How do I know if a stroke qualifies for long term disability benefits?

Unfortunately, insurance companies are not always on your side, and they will often try and deny individuals the benefits they truly deserve. This is unacceptable. Our firm can work to prove that you truly qualify for LTD benefits by using a wide variety of evidence, including MRI results, doctor’s notes, medical records, your family’s medical history, and more. As long as we can prove that your disability affects your daily life and prevents you from returning to work, there is a very good chance that you should recover the benefits you and your family require to move on with your lives. If you have any further questions or you are ready to get started, simply 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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