Disability Articles



If anyone had told me that, at the tender age of 42, I would be diagnosed with an illness no one...[view]


Dealing with Disability

In 2003, I retired from the Commonwealth of Virginia after 30 years of employment in the field of Social...[view]


Fibromyalgia and Long Term Disability Insurance Recent Developments

Several recent court rulings have shown an enlightened approach to adjudicating disability insurance...[view]


Fibromyalgia and the Disability Dilemma

Fibromyalgia is a common syndrome of chronic pain that is increasingly seen in rheumatology...[view]


Is Disability Right for You?

When fibromyalgia struck, Elaine struggled to keep up with her home life and her job as an outside...[view]


Not Filing a Disability Claim is a Financial Disaster Waiting to Happen!

Without debate, we can agree the past two years in the stock market have been financially...[view]


Obtaining Disability Benefits: How and When to Talk to Your Doctor

I was fortunate to be in Los Angeles as a speaker at the FAME 2000 International Fibromyalgia...[view]


Social Security: The Role of the Physician

A physician's evidence and testimony may be the deciding factor in the success of a patient's...[view]


Tips for Successful Disability Applications

It’s no secret that for years, insurance companies have made a regular practice of refusing to pay...[view]


The Issue of Disability

It is better to work than not to work. It is better to be healthy than to be sick. It is better to be...[view]


Winning Your Disability Case in Three Words: Frequency, Severity and Duration

In a disability case, almost any symptom or limitation can be disabling; but to determine whether they...[view]


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