Tag Archive: residual disability

Dec 12

3 Reasons You Should Hire A Disability Claims Consultant

Yesterday’s blog post discussed some of the reasons you may or may not need to hire a lawyer to handle your disability claim. In that post, I mentioned that hiring a disability claims consultant is often a better option. Today’s post is going to explain three common benefits of hiring a disability claims consultant:  expertise, …

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Nov 13

Income Replacement: What Is Residual Disability?

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Many claimants are aware of total disability policies and the definition of disability in these cases. What many claimants don’t understand is that there are several other types of possible coverages in individual disability policies that can offer protection in different scenarios – residual disability is one such type. It can be called different titles, …

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Nov 06

The Doctor’s Corner: New Research Helps Demystify Depression and Arthritis

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There are some new developments in the understandings and treatments of arthritis and depression. Three new studies can help doctors and researchers better understand these conditions and help improve the quality of life for those suffering from these conditions. Exercise Can Prevent Depression:  A study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine suggests that even …

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Oct 24

The Doctor’s Corner: Diabetes, Fibromyalgia, and Celiac Disease

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We have seen many positive reactions from our posts relating to new treatment and testing advances for conditions common in disability claims. So, we are going to start publishing these types of articles more often. Today’s post deals with Diabetes, Fibromyalgia, and Celiac disease. A Potential Cause For Type 1 Diabetes: A virus population known …

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Sep 30

The Doctor’s Corner: 3 Exciting New Developments

Several new advances in treatment and testing have provided hope to the sufferers of several different medical conditions who are all too familiar with disability insurance. We often discuss conditions such as chronic back pain, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, and many other conditions that routinely leave patients unable to perform the material and substantial duties of …

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Aug 02

The Different Definitions of Disability

Deciphering the different definitions of disability is a surprisingly complicated process. Some of these definitions can be found in almost every policy, while some use attachments or riders to tweak the policy language. While the exact terminology may be different, there are five basic definitions of disability that are important to understand if you’re considering …

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Mar 27

March Madness: Our Elite Eight Blog Posts

What a difference a year makes! Where does the time go? We’ve been writing articles for this blog for over a year, and we’ve learned as many things from our readers as we hope you’ve learned from us. As our topics have grown and more readers have found us, we wanted to make sure that some of …

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Jan 17

10 Ways to Protect Your Disability Claim in 2013

The new year is always a good time to review the events of the past 12 months and see what you can do to improve your life over the next 12 months.  If you’re dealing with health problems and a resulting disability insurance claim, this is also a great time to review the status of …

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Nov 13

The Doctor’s Corner: 9 Tips for Dealing With Chronic Pain Syndrome

Our firm gets many questions from individuals experiencing all different kinds of issues with their disability insurance.  From questions about nuances between companies and policies to what could be considered to be appropriate care, we help with details of disability insurance everyday.  However, these aren’t the only issues facing our clients.  We know that our …

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Oct 12

Around the Nation: News and Insight From Across the DI World

In the past few weeks, there have been some interesting news articles that either impact the landscape of the disability insurance industry or affect how disability benefits may be awarded in the future.  As a disability claim consultancy firm, we accept our challenging responsibility to stay current on industry news and realize that many don’t …

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