Filing a Disability Claim for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are over 2.4 million chronic fatigue syndromes reported each year. These conditions are also called encephalomyelitis. In case you’re wondering what this condition is all about, we will take you through the basics of CFS. To put it simply, a patient with chronic fatigue syndrome will find it difficult to work due to their disability or condition. To ensure that the patients do not suffer much, they are also provided with long-term disability benefits. So, to qualify for these benefits, one has to demonstrate that they are suffering from CFS. Once a person is done filing their claim, the insurance company will run a thorough background check on the patient. The Law Office of Nancy L. Cavey can increase your chances of getting compensation. 

Insurance for long-term disability:

Only those suffering from CFS can tell how difficult it is for them since it becomes a daunting task to even carry out tasks or leisurely activities that once seemed very easy. However, for one’s claim to be successful, the claimant has to meet the criteria for eligibility. 

It’s important to note that one can either file a claim for short or long-term disabilities for insurance benefits. And in order to win a claim, you have to back your claim with a medical diagnosis from a doctor. In addition, the diagnosis should also highlight all the limitations you are currently facing and go through every test that demonstrates you have the condition. To show that you are suffering from CFS, you should also show some signs for a period of at least six months. This is known as the ‘rule out’ diagnosis. The functional limitations that chronic fatigue syndrome places on your ability to work must also be backed up by solid evidence.

Evidence of CFS:

When filing a claim, the claimant must present reliable and clinical data on chronic fatigue syndrome.  The nature and extent of the symptoms will play a significant role in determining how much you can get as compensation. Remember that if the insurance company feels that the data provided is not enough, they may get their own in-house professional to run tests. 

Final thoughts:

Are you someone who suffers from CFS? You might want to get in touch with a lawyer since the insurance company will try to avoid paying you. A lawyer can help you with that. 

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