Does Osteoporosis Qualify for Long Term Disability Benefits?

When someone develops a medical condition that prevents them from returning to work, they will generally seek long term disability benefits to help them and their families attain the peace of mind they need to move on with their lives without the security of a regular paycheck from their employer. Those with osteoporosis oftentimes will seek long term disability benefits, as some of the many debilitating aspects of having the condition can easily prevent a person from returning to work. Those who suffer from osteoporosis often have to deal with brittle and week bones, which drastically increases the chances of breaking wrists, hips, or the spine. Unfortunately, osteoporosis is more than an increased risk for broken bones; it also means that those who have the condition will have to deal with severe back pain, a loss of height and stooped posture, and more. In some cases, osteoporosis can even cause a broken bone by a simple act such as coughing. Rather obviously, those with osteoporisis have a lot on their plate, which is why they will often seek long term disability benefits. Our firm is here to help all those with osteoporisis obtain the long term disability benefits they need. Continue reading and speak with our nationwide long term disability attorneys to learn more about how we can help. Here are some of the questions you may have:

How can long term disability benefits help someone with osteoporosis?

Long term disability benefits can provide those with osteoporosis with either regular long term disability payments or one lump-sum payment. These payments can then be used to help cover the cost of their medical bills and other financial necessities. That being said, unfortunately, in many cases, insurance companies are not on your side–but our firm is. Our goal is to help prove that you truly require LTD benefits to move on with your life, and we will do everything in our power to help ensure you receive them.

Will my osteoporosis qualify for long term disability benefits?

Unfortunately, not all cases of osteoporosis will qualify for long term disability benefits. That being said, as long as you can prove that your condition significantly affects your daily life, thereby preventing you from returning to work, you should receive the benefits you need. Our firm can use MRIs, x-rays, doctor’s notes, and more to prove that you truly qualify. If you can no longer return to work, you need to speak with us 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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