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What Medical Conditions Qualify for Long-Term Disability?

Posted Date: June 3, 2019 | Categories: Long & Short Term Disability Attorney Cleveland, Ohio

Listing each chronic or potentially fatal health problem that qualifies a person for long-term disability benefits is not possible. Brief examples and general categories of qualify illnesses and injuries appear below. The most important thing to understand is the long-term component. Regardless of whether a person seeks long-term disability benefits from Social Security, a private […]

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Which Medical Conditions Qualify for Long Term Disability?

Posted Date: January 9, 2019 | Categories: Long & Short Term Disability Attorney Cleveland, Ohio

Before getting into specifics about which medical conditions qualify for long term disability benefits, understand that a long-term disability is generally one that lasts longer than 12 months or which will prove fatal. The condition can be genetic, illness-related, or caused by an injury, but it must limit the person’s ability to work for a […]

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Long-Term Disability vs. Social Security Disability Ohio

Posted Date: August 25, 2017 | Categories: Long & Short Term Disability Attorney Cleveland, Ohio, Social Security Disability Attorneys - SSD Lawyers Cleveland Ohio

As disability lawyers in Cleveland, Ohio, the attorneys with Agee Clymer Mitchell & Portman never find it helpful for our clients to think in terms of “long-term disability versus Social Security disability.” Rather, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is one long-term disability program among many. It is true that SSDI offers such benefits to the […]

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How Are SSDI and SSI Different?

Posted Date: December 8, 2016 | Categories: Long & Short Term Disability Attorney Cleveland, Ohio

SSDI and SSI are the principal disability benefits programs operated by the U.S. federal government. While both are available to the same groups of people whose physical, mental, or emotional health leaves them unable to work, the programs use different eligibility criteria. As summarized on the Social Security website, the basic differences are that Social […]

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How to Appeal a Short-Term Disability Denial

Posted Date: November 21, 2016 | Categories: Long & Short Term Disability Attorney Cleveland, Ohio

Many public and private programs exist to provide short-term disability benefits to injured and ill workers in Ohio. These include Ohio Workers’ Compensation Personal and company insurance Funds like the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) and the State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio.

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Why You Need a Long Term Disability Attorney

Posted Date: September 16, 2016 | Categories: Long & Short Term Disability Attorney Cleveland, Ohio

If you or a member of your family can never work again, you need long-term disability benefits. And if you live in Northeastern Ohio and need long-term disability benefits, you must seek out advice and representation from a dedicated Cleveland long-term disability attorney. Here are four reasons why that’s true.

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