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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.



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Ménière's Disease | Long Term Disability Claim Tips

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Ménière's Disease (also called endolymphatic hydrops) is a serious vestibular disorder that can significantly impact balance and hearing.  Individuals with Ménière's Disease may experience episodic vertigo, balance issues, headaches, dizziness, tinnitus, and hearing loss.  The symptoms can be exhausting and disorienting, often resulting in long term disability.  Unfortunately, there is no known cure.  Here’s what you need to know before filing your long term disability claim for Ménière's Disease.

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Myasthenia Gravis | Long Term Disability Claim Tips

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Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disease that causes interruption in neuromuscular transmission (the connection between nerve and muscle).  It results in weakness in the muscles that control the face, neck, eyes, which may later be followed by weakness in the upper and lower extremities.  In some cases, the disease may eventually cause difficulty breathing.

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Neuropsychological Evaluation Tips From a Disability Attorney

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Your disability attorney will tell what to expect at your neuropsychological evaluation.  Knowing what to expect will decrease any stress or anxiety you have about undergoing the testing. 

The most common questions are answered below to help prepare you for your upcoming evaluation.

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Win Long Term Disability Benefits by Proving You Cannot Work

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Proving that you have reduced functional capacity and can't work is only part of the required proof  you need to win long term disability benefits.  You also must establish that you are unable to satisfy the functional requirements of the occupational standard in the policy.

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Can a Vocational Assessment Help My Long Term Disability Claim?

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A vocational assessment can provide a detailed, expert opinion that explains why your disability prevents you from working.

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