December 1, 2018
What You Need to Know about Chronic Pain Disability Claims

What You Need to Know about Chronic Pain Disability Claims

The National Institutes of Health reported that over 11 percent of Americans suffer from chronic pain, and 25.3 million adults have been victims of severe pain every day for the previous three months. These numbers provide a disheartening reminder of just how many people suffer from chronic pain on a daily basis. In some instances, the pain may create minor inconveniences. In other scenarios, chronic pain leaves people ailing and disabled with the pain overtaking every aspect of their lives. Steps Toward Needing Long-Term Disability Insurance If you yourself suffer from chronic pain, you may find it increasingly difficult to […]
November 25, 2018
What to Do if Your Long-Term Disability Claim is Denied

What to Do if Your Long-Term Disability Claim is Denied

If you are filing for long-term disability, it is likely because of a damaging event that is now inhibiting your ability to provide for yourself and your loved one. Many people have comprehensive insurance policies for that exact reason– to ensure that you are covered and protected no matter what happens to you. But what happens when that claim is suddenly denied? If your long-term disability claim is rejected, the best thing you can to protect yourself is to consult a proven Philadelphia Insurance Lawyer who will fight for you. At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, LLP, will work to ensure […]
November 16, 2018
Types of Disability Claims in Philadelphia

Types of Disability Claims in Philadelphia

Unfortunately, false information about disability recipients paints a negative image of those who require this assistance to live full lives. While stories about people collecting disability checks fraudulently aren’t all false, they’re also not nearly as common as you might have been led to believe. Disability insurance can be life-saving for people who have been injured and are no longer able to support themselves by working. Determining if you’re capable of receiving disability in Philadelphia can be complicated without the guidance of an experienced Philadelphia disability and insurance attorney. Types of Disability Claims There are two types of disability claims; […]
November 10, 2018
Working in Philadelphia While Receiving Social Security Benefits

Working in Philadelphia While Receiving Social Security Benefits

In order to receive Social Security benefits, the government requires that you not be able to engage in certain kinds of physical activity that pertain to your injuries or illness. However, since the definition is vague, it is possible to work and earn money while still being eligible for disability benefits in Pennsylvania. As Social Security officials will determine if the work you’re doing is a substantial gainful activity (SGA), it’s important to speak to a skilled Philadelphia long-term disability lawyer who can explain what options are available for you. What is a Substantial Gainful Activity? When someone works and […]