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Category: Success Stories

A Technical Support Analyst Suffering From Severe Sleep Apnea Wins His  Appeal

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“Mark “was a technical support analyst for a leading financial institution when he was diagnosed with severe obstructive sleep apnea.  Mark began to experience cognitive difficulties associated with his sleep apnea as well as deficits in concentration and memory, and extreme fatigue.  Mark had previously received coverage under the family medical leave act (FMLA) and upon its termination attempted to return to work.  However, Mark’s return to work was unsuccessful as he remained unable to tolerate the high executive level functions required to meet the demands of his occupation.  Mark met with Mr. Riemer and a strategic plan was implemented geared toward transitioning Mark from short term disability benefits to long term disability benefits.

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Depression Disables National Insurance Company Relationship Manager

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Dwight was a successful relationship manager at a national insurance company. He lived and worked in NYC.  Dwight suffered from depression, which included symptoms of decreased energy, difficulty thinking, emotional isolation, sadness, hopelessness, irritability, and poor sleep, which resulted in him being unable to continue working.

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Cervical and Lumbar Degeneration Appeal Won

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"Janice" came to Riemer & Associates suffering from cervical and lumbar degeneration status post multiple fusions.  She was hardly functional and in desperate need of assistance.  Janice had been receiving benefits for nearly 2 years. 

 However, upon transition to the “any occupation” phase of her claim, she was found to no longer be eligible for disability benefits and her benefits were cut off.  Realizing she was in need of an appeal for both her LTD benefits and Life Insurance (as her waiver of premium benefits were also denied simultaneously), Janice confidently retained Riemer & Associates.

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Interstitial Cystitis and Crohn’s Disease Disable Retail Sales Manager

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“Lynn,” a lively 43 year old sales manager at an upscale clothing boutique, struggled with the combined disabling effects of both Crohn’s Disease and Interstitial Cystitis. Eventually, she had to stop working. On the recommendation of a satisfied former Riemer & Associates’ client, Lynn contacted us to help her file for disability benefits under her employer’s disability insurance plan.

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Multiple System Atrophy Afflicts Corporate VP

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“Mary,” a 57 year old vice president of computer applications at a major company, was stricken with Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) at the height of her career. MSA is a devastating neurodegenerative disease marked by a combination of symptoms affecting movement, blood pressure and other bodily functions.

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