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How to Demonstrate That Your Sjögren’s Symptoms Are Disabling and Entitle You To Long-Term Disability Benefits

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Sjögren’s symptoms can be incredibly debilitating, making the prospect of performing daily tasks exhausting. The distinct dry eyes and mouth caused by the condition are often compounded by fatigue, joint pain, and even organ dysfunction in extreme cases. The impacts of Sjögren’s syndrome on your physical well-being might prevent you from working at full capacity. However, the unfortunate reality is that while the symptoms of Sjögren’s syndrome might weigh heavy on your shoulders, they’re often difficult to effectively demonstrate in order to prove your right to long-term disability benefits.

Heart Disease: Be Heart Healthy 2023

Heart Disease: Be Heart Healthy 2023By Cari M. Schwartz, Esq.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women, and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the United States. About 697,000 people in the United States died from heart disease in 2020. […]

Ninth Circuit Holds That Trial Courts May Not Rely on Arguments Not Raised During the Claims Process

Collier v. Lincoln Life Assurance Co. of Bos., No. 21-55465, __ F.4th __, 2022 WL 17087828 (9th Cir. Nov. 21, 2022) (Before Circuit Judges Paez and Watford, and District Judge Richard D. Bennett)Kantor & Kantor received a victory on a notable decision in the Ninth Circuit that addressed what arguments ERISA plan administrators and judges […]

How Do You Win A Bad Faith Lawsuit?

What is bad faith? In many states, including California, Washington, Arizona, Nevada and Colorado, when your insurance company breaches their contract with you, it could potentially be more than a breach of contract. It could also be a breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, which is known as “bad faith.” […]

On National Nonprofit Day Kantor & Kantor Recognizes Triage Cancer

August 17th, 2022 is National Nonprofit Day, a day to recognize the goals and positive impact that nonprofit organizations have all over the world. According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics, there are 1.5 million registered nonprofit organizations in the United States. Nonprofit organizations throughout the country work to promote awareness and offer assistance to individuals who otherwise […]