Common Causes of Disability

Discuss Common Causes of Disability

Long Term Disability Causes

Edelstein Martin & Nelson, LLP have an in-depth disability insurance claimsunderstanding of disability insurance law and the common causes of disability. Even if your disability cannot be observed by the naked eye, we know you are in pain and we know you are disabled.

If you have a physical impairment, mental impairment or a combination of both, contact our disability lawyer, Keith Martin, at 800-887-4529. We will work to protect your right to a lump sum settlement and your right to appeal a denial of your disability benefits.

We advise clients in Philadelphia’s Tri-State Area and across the United States.

Common Denied Disabilities

In recent years, our disability lawyers have seen an increasing number of disability insurance claim denials from people with musculoskeletal disorders, fibromyalgia and mental illness. Additionally, many people with physical impairments suffer not only from their physical disability, but also from mental health conditions, such as anxiety and depression.

When someone becomes disabled due to an indiscriminate cause, such as fibromyalgia¹ or depression, it is important to seek the advice of a Villanova long term disability lawyer who has an thorough understanding of disability insurance matters.

America’s #1 Cause of Disability: Arthritis

Arthritis is the most common cause of disability in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “Arthritis comprises more than 100 different rheumatic diseases and conditions, the most common of which is osteoarthritis. Other frequently occurring forms of arthritis include rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, fibromyalgia, and gout.” Common symptoms include:

  • Pain
  • Aching
  • Stiffness
  • Swelling in or around the joints

Edelstein Martin & Nelson, LLP have many years of experience helping clients appeal denied disability insurance claims. We can protect your rights and help you receive the insurance coverage you are entitled to. Contact us online or call our Philadelphia disability insurance law firm in Pennsylvania at 800-887-4529.
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