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Welcome!  The Info Library is an internet-based resource that addresses in one place your questions and concerns about disability benefits, disability insurers, your illness, your occupation, and filing a claim, appeal or litigation.  In other words, a "Wikipedia" for disability claims.  If you would like to automatically receive new posts, please subscribe below.



Category: Illnesses - Fibromyalgia

Pain Syndromes | Long Term Disability Claim Tips

Illnesses Fibromyalgia Pain Syndrome Chronic Pain

Chronic pain and pain syndromes can make it impossible for suffers to work. However, insurers regularly discount pain complaints because pain is a subjective experience. You may be in excruciating pain, yet no instrument or test can measure it. The best way for you to get a long term disability insurer to take your complaints of pain seriously is to retain an experienced disability lawyers in new York to handle your claim or appeal. 

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Is Fibromyalgia A Long Term Disability?

Video Illnesses Fibromyalgia

Those with fibromyalgia know how difficult daily living can be: coping with debilitating chronic pain, ending up exhausted for days from light activities, struggling to concentrate enough to complete even simple tasks. Many people suffering from fibromyalgia find themselves unable to continue working.

Is Fibromyalgia A Long Term Disability?

Fibromyalgia is difficult to prove as a disability since it is a condition with largely subjective symptoms.  Because of this, obtaining long term disability insurance benefits can be challenging.  Insurance companies are skeptical of claims based on self-reported subjective symptoms. They often insist that a claimant supply objective evidence in support of disability.

If you are disabled because of fibromyalgia, our disability insurance lawyers can help you assemble the evidence that insurers demand to approve a claim. 

See below for tips on filing for long term disability with fibromyalgia.

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