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Can I Be Paid Disability Insurance Benefits for Cancer in Remission?

Did you know that you can be paid disability benefits when your cancer is in remission?

Insurance companies are often quick to deny a claimant who is now in remission despite suffering from debilitating symptoms. While being in “remission” means that you have little to no cancer in your body, many cancer treatments can cause other long-term symptoms, including:

  • Cognitive difficulties
  • Nerve damage
  • Osteoporosis
  • Hearing problems
  • Heart problems
  • Lung problems

In most group disability insurance policies, whether you are disabled depends on your ability to work. More specifically, the policy defines “disabled” and pays benefits if you meet that definition.

Therefore, whether benefits are paid depends on your restrictions and limitations. Your restrictions and limitations are not necessarily dependent upon the diagnosis, i.e. cancer, but instead to the symptoms from which you suffer.

If you suffered from cancer and underwent treatment that has resulted in lasting symptoms, you may be able to qualify for disability benefits. Contact one of our experienced disability insurance attorneys to discuss your case and see how we can help.

Get Help from a Lawyer with Expertise in Disability Insurance

Disability insurance law is complex. Hiring an experienced disability attorney is important. Because all disability lawyers at this law firm focus on disability insurance claims, we have expertise in disability insurance law.

That means we have:

  1. Experience with every major disability insurance company;
  2. A proven track record of success by winning major disability lawsuits;
  3. Recovered millions of dollars in disability benefits for clients;

And, we never charge fees or costs unless our clients get paid.

The firm can help at any stage of your disability insurance claim, including:

Because federal law applies to most disability insurance claims, our lawyers are able to represent clients across the country.

Contact us to speak with an experienced disability attorney. Consultations are free.