Cancer is a disease that afflicts hundreds of thousands of Americans each year. It is the number two cause of death in the United States, accounting for nearly 1 out of 4 deaths each year. However, in the context of … Continued
Our client, a Gynecologic Oncologist, developed psoriatic arthritis in his hands and hips which resulted in pain, lack of strength/mobility, and stiffness. As the condition worsened it became difficult to continue performing surgeries. As a result, the claimant was forced to … Continued
The claimant was an Otolaryngologist who began suffering from tachycardia which impacted his ability to perform his surgical responsibilities. His condition was exacerbated by stress. The client stopped performing surgeries but continued working in his ear, nose, and throat practice … Continued
Case study: Doctors on Claim, Surgeon’s long term disability denied after accident.
Claimant, a chiropractor suffered from a herniated L5-S1 with radiculopathy, stenosis of the cervical spine, left knee chondromalacia and tear, and neck pain that all began after trying to assist a heavy-set patient to return to an upright position. Claimant … Continued
Case study: Doctors On Claim – Dentist Denied Long Term disability benefits after injury.
Our client, a periodontist, was injured as a result of a fall in his home in which he severely fractured his left hand and wrist. His doctors attempted to surgically repair the breaks by inserting a 3 inch long metal … Continued
Case Study:Orthopedic Surgeon denied Long Term Disability based on bad faith “Total Disability” determination.