First, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome are Genuine Medical Conditions — Not Imaginary Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome are two frequently misunderstood medical conditions. According to the National Institutes of Health many people often think these serious conditions are “fad-like” and symptoms exist only within a person’s mind. The truth is that these diseases have […]
Have you been diagnosed with fibromyalgia? Are you looking for help making a disability insurance claim? Perhaps you have already made a claim and your insurance company has denied it, despite the fact that it is a legitimate claim and you have diligently paid your premiums. Maybe your insurance company has underpaid your disability claim, […]
Fibromyalgia can cause intense, unrelenting pain, as well as migraine headaches, irritable bowel syndrome. and even temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and muscle problems. Dealing with pain can be difficult enough, but when coupled with extreme fatigue and memory problems, it is easy to see why fibromyalgia can become a disabling condition.
Many insurance carriers, as well as government disability programs, used to treat fibromyalgia claims with great skepticism, and unless it was diagnosed with another disabling condition, more often than not was seen as a nondisabling condition. However, in July of 2012 that changed when the Social Security Administration issued a new ruling that clarified when fibromyalgia is considered a disability. Read the ruling in, “How And When Fibromyalgia Is Determined To Be A Disability By The SSA.”
SSR 12-2p: Titles II and XVI: Evaluation of Fibromyalgia – How and when the Social Security Administrations classifies fibromyalgia (FM) as a disability; diagnosis, documentation, other requirements.
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Disabilities that may be covered by your disability insurance policy include (but are not limited to): Asthma Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Disability Claims Due to Necessary Medications Back and Neck Injuries Blindness Cancer Victims Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Deafness Depression Diabetes Epilepsy Fibromyalgia Heart Problems Intellectual / Cognitive Disabilities Chronic Lyme Disease Lupus Mental Health Issues Migraine […]
It is possible that your disability claim was denied due to the insurance company acting to simply protect its bottom line. In these situations, an unreasonable denial can be considered insurance bad faith. There are many valid reasons for an insurance company to deny a disability claim for benefits, but insurance companies can and do […]
Don’t wonder why your disability insurance claim was denied, call our law firm instead. Our attorneys can assist you in making a disability claim or appealing a denied benefits claim. We offer a free consultation and you do not need to come to our law offices in order for us to help you file or […]
Think You Have To Just Accept Your Disability Insurance Company’s Benefits Denial As The Last Word? Think again. Most disability insurance carriers routinely deny initial claims for disability benefits. They may delay processing your claim or send you to one of their “approved” doctors for an assessment — a doctor who might say that you […]
Palmdale Denied Disability Claims and Appeals Lawyer In most cases, initial disability claims are denied. More often than not, disabled individuals might struggle through the appeals process before they receive the benefits they may actually be entitled to receive. Fortunately, our law firm has the necessary expertise to guide you through the process of filing […]