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Understanding Clotting Disorders, Deep Vein Thrombosis, and Lymphedema: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Many different medical and psychiatric conditions can serve as the basis for a short-term or long-term disability claim. One such group of conditions is known as blood clotting disorders. Let’s delve into the intricacies of clotting disorders and disability claims. […]

Does Employment Termination Following the Exhaustion of Family and Medical Leave also Terminate the Payment of Disability Benefits?

“Can I still receive disability benefits if my employment is terminated after I’ve exhausted my Family and Medical Leave?” This is a common question we often receive from individuals navigating the complexities of employment, medical leave, and disability insurance. […]

What Can You Do If Your Doctor Will Not Complete Your Disability Claim Forms?

If you suffer from a severe illness or have an injury that interferes with your ability to work, you may need disability benefits. Whether you are applying for short-term disability (STD), long-term disability (LTD), or individual disability insurance (IDI) benefits, it is critical that your doctor(s) complete specific paperwork to support your claim. […]

Can I Apply for Long-Term Disability Benefits If Short-Term Disability Benefits Are Denied?

A common misconception among disability claimants is that you must apply for and receive short-term disability benefits to be eligible for long-term disability benefits. That seems logical but rarely is it true in practice. Most short-term and long-term disability plans are administered according to separate plan documents, and those plan […]