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Is Addiction a Long-Term Disability?

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Is Addiction a Long-Term Disability?

If you struggle with addiction, whether with alcohol, drugs, or activities such as gambling, you may qualify for long-term disability benefits. However, much will depend on your employer’s group policy. Most do not preclude benefits due to addiction– but there are usually strict requirements regarding treatment and rehabilitation programs for qualification. There is also a difference between addiction involving legal substances, such as alcohol, cannabis, or painkillers prescribed by your healthcare provider– and illegal substances, such as...

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Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome a Long-Term Disability?

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Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome a Long-Term Disability?

A person suffering from chronic fatigue can seek benefits from their long-term disability insurance policy if their employer provides it. Many insurance companies are leery of providing benefits, however. Medical professionals do not entirely understand the syndrome, and there isn’t a list of specific criteria or tests for diagnosing it. The good news is that you could still successfully recover benefits with a long-term disability claim in this situation. While it could be challenging, Jan A. Fishman could assist you. Common factors in a...

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Is Anxiety a Long-Term Disability?

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Is Anxiety a Long-Term Disability?

Many people struggle with anxiety, but most will respond to medication or other treatments. For some, however, this disorder becomes so overwhelming that they are unable to participate in normal activities, including employment. Whether a person is approved for long-term disability benefits for this depends on various factors. However, any type of claim for mental illness is more difficult to prove than physical injuries or diseases. Jan A. Fishman can assist you in preparing a long-term disability claim due to anxiety. Jan has been a lawyer...

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