Kidney Failure Long Term Disability

Severe chronic kidney failure or chronic renal failure should be qualified under long term disability (LTD) benefits if your resulting limitations are severe. If your claim is denied, the dedicated complex litigation attorneys at The Michael Brady Lynch Firm can help.

Chronic Kidney Disease

When a kidney doesn’t function properly, chronic kidney disease can occur. People need to have ongoing peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis and some people need a kidney transplant. An insurance company will allow benefits after a transplant. However, after six to twelve months, the insurance company will try to stop your benefits. 

Nephrotic Syndrome

Other kidney diseases like Nephrotic Syndrome can be debilitating. Excess protein in the urine, swelling and high cholesterol are present. Treatment for nephrotic syndrome includes treating the underlying condition that’s causing it and taking medications. Nephrotic syndrome can increase the risk of infections and blood clots. Medication is normally needed. 

Proving Long Term Disability

After a claim denial for a kidney failure disease, it is important to realize the factors an insurance company uses to judge your claim. The main factor is medical history. This includes all hospitalizations, doctor treatment notes, along with any laboratory findings of kidney failure. 

Make sure if you are on dialysis, you show renal function before treatment and the need for ongoing dialysis. Plus, showing records of renal biopsies will bolster a claim. Make sure to contact the doctor who performed it and have a note indicating the procedure along with a description of the results.

Premier Complex Litigation Attorneys

The Michael Brady Lynch Firm has successfully represented thousands of consumers and recovered millions of dollars for their clients. Our team of attorneys has been recognized as some of the most experienced and successful in the country. Our award-winning staff is also sought after for our knowledge on complex litigation, scientific evidence development, negotiation strategies and trial tactics.

Most of all, our law office is resourceful and dedicated to pursuing any compensation you are due. Because of this, we have received a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement, such as inclusion on numerous Plaintiff Steering Committees.  We will take whatever legal measures are necessary when fighting for your rights to damages.

If you have been injured or are prevented from working due to a physical or mental disability, it is important that you understand the LTD benefits you are entitled to. Our staff takes great care to offer the personalized and informative advice you need to understand your specific plan and the process of obtaining your benefits. Our attorneys have represented many clients in the past with complex cases. We will work tirelessly to obtain results on your behalf.

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