Social Anxiety Disorder is a mental health condition in which sufferers have difficulty engaging and interacting with others, going to new places, and meeting new people. Social anxiety can be devastating to a medical career due to the associated limitations. When social anxiety derails medical careers, many rely on disability insurance benefits for financial security. Unfortunately, many insurance companies make it difficult to secure disability insurance benefits for mental health conditions such as social anxiety. Working with a Philadelphia long-term disability lawyer can help you safeguard your future. At Seltzer & Associates, we understand how disruptive mental health disorders can […]
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It has come to light that about 1 in 3 COVID-19 patients are diagnosed with a neuropsychiatric condition within six months of their coronavirus diagnosis, with 1 in 8 patients being newly diagnosed with neuropsychiatric conditions.
With over a year of experiencing the COVID-19 pandemic, we have the benefit of learning from new information, studying the ever-growing amount of historic COVID-19 data, and learning from our prior understanding of the way this illness affects patients.
Drug overdoses have been a problem for a long time, but in recent months drug overdose occurrences have been on the rise, in particular overdose deaths related to opioid abuse. With a variety of drugs available and the stress of an ongoing pandemic, essential workers are at great risk of substance abuse and drug overdose. As our healthcare system continues to be strained throughout the pandemic, we are putting our essential healthcare workers at great risk once again when they need support and security. We can help by advocating for support for mental health, reducing the stigma of substance abuse […]
It has been more than a year since we first learned of COVID-19 and experienced an ever-changing and challenging world. Our medical professionals, doctors and surgeons have been rightfully hailed as heroes throughout the pandemic as they seek ways to treat symptoms and prevent the spread of COVID-19. At Seltzer & Associates, we honor and thank our medical professionals for all they do to protect our community health while putting themselves at risk for exposure to infectious diseases including COVID-19. As time goes on we learn more about the effects on COVID-19 “long-haulers,” defined as people who experience lingering side […]
The coronavirus pandemic and subsequent periods of quarantine have seen an increase in substance abuse among people from various trades, including essential workers who are putting in maximum time and effort to serve their communities. Unfortunately, substance abuse can increase in stressful situations such as dealing with a pandemic or being quarantined for extended periods of time. If you are suffering from substance abuse and complications, you should seek assistance from a Philadelphia disability insurance attorney to help you pursue your disability insurance benefits. With experience nationwide in handling substance abuse disability insurance claims, Seltzer & Associates is able to […]
The coronavirus pandemic has, without question, been a challenging time in the medical profession. In addition to the regular responsibilities of caring for patients, additional stress and fears creep into the medical field due to this novel virus. Physician mental health has suffered during this pandemic. Know that you are not alone. Seltzer & Associates represents doctors, nurses, and medical professionals nationwide to secure their disability insurance benefits, especially during the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Speak with a Philadelphia disability insurance attorney today for help you with your claim. Your Philadelphia Disability Insurance Attorney Wants You to Get Mental […]
An unexpected complication for an emergency room doctor is becoming disabled and being unable to work. When this happens, a Philadelphia disability insurance attorney can help restore an ER doctor’s financial security and well-being by pursuing the doctor’s disability insurance benefits.
Working with a Philadelphia ERISA long term disability lawyer can help medical professionals avoid common mistakes in ERISA claims.
If you are treating a patient with a disabling condition, your patient may ask you to complete and Attending Physician’s Statement for a claim for disability insurance benefits.