Long Term Disability Benefits & Alzheimer’s Disease | What to Know

As you know, Alzheimer’s disease is incredibly serious for all who have it. Though there are ways to potentially slow its progression, as of now, there is no cure. Unfortunately, many people throughout the United States receive Alzheimer’s disease diagnoses each year, and if you are one of them, there is a chance that you now find it more and more difficult to perform daily tasks, such as going to work, as Alzheimer’s has a significant impact on a person’s memory, among other functions. Please continue reading and reach out to our experienced nationwide long term disability attorneys to learn more about whether your Alzheimer’s disease qualifies for long term disability benefits and how our firm can help you through each step of the process ahead. Here are some of the questions you may have:

How do I know if my Alzheimer’s disease qualifies for long term disability benefits?

If you are someone who has developed Alzheimer’s disease and you find yourself unable to return to work, you and your long term disability attorneys will have to prove that your disease truly qualifies for LTD benefits in order for you to receive them. First, you will speak with your employer or insurer to learn about your policy, and from there, you will file your claim within 180 days. In this claim, our firm will have to gather and present a wide array of evidence to prove that you truly qualify for long term disability benefits. This can include doctor’s notes, x-rays, medical documents, your family medical history, and more. As long as we can prove that your Alzheimer’s prevents you from returning to work for the foreseeable future, you should receive the LTD benefits you deserve.

How will long term disability benefits help me?

Fortunately for many, long term disability benefits can provide them and their families with the financial assistance they need to retain their standard of living after they are unable to return to work and collect a paycheck that way. Long term disability benefits typically come in the form of either one lump-sum payment or monthly insurance payments. If you have any additional questions or would like to speak with an attorney who can help you receive the benefits to which you are entitled, simply contact us today. We are here to help in any way we can.

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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