Fibromayalgia is a chronic pain disorder that affects approximately two percent of Canadians and 5 million individuals in the United States. People with fibromayalgia often report some of the following symptoms.
- Widespread musculoskeletal pain
- Problems with concentration
- General fatigue
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Memory impairment
- Sleep problems
- Sore throat
- Joint pain
- Multiple painful “tender points”
- Numbness or tingling in extremities
If you suspect that you have fibromayalgia it is important that you see your doctor for diagnosis and follow-up care. Keep track of your symptoms and any other unusual signs. To determine your eligibility for long term insurance benefits see a disability insurance lawyer. Fibromayalgia disability benefit claims can be difficult to prove and are almost always disputed by the insurance company. The credibility of the claimant is critical to Fibromyalgia cases. Even with favorable medical reports, or testimony, may prove useless without being able to maintaining the claimants credibility. Our job is to enhance and communicate that reality to the courts. (See article on social media used as evidence)
The Kahler Law Firms disability insurance lawyers understand disability insurance and the legal issues involved. The Kahler Personal Injury Law Firm will consider the conditions of your insurance policy along with details of your disability and situation in order to prove your eligibility for benefits.