Ensuring Your Disability Benefits After a Stroke

As one of the leading causes of long term disability, insureds who have suffered a stroke are some of our most common clients.  Almost 75 percent of individuals who experience a stroke suffer lasting symptoms that reduce their work capabilities.  Between 15 and 30 percent of individuals who have suffered a stroke become permanently disabled, experiencing impairments such as paralysis, sensory disturbances, language issues, memory problems, and emotional disturbances.  Survivors who unfortunately experience these symptoms are often unable to continue in their profession, or any profession, and then face having to file a claim for disability insurance benefits.  As we have seen time and time again, this is where new problems begin.   Continue reading