Category: Disability Insurance for Doctors

5 Things Doctors Need to Know About Disability Insurance

Jun 30, 2021 in Articles by

Disability insurance policies are purchased to provide financial security to insured individuals should they become unable to work in the same capacity due to a disabling medical condition. This insurance coverage is important to all professionals, particularly licensed doctors such as physicians and surgeons.    At Seltzer & Associates, we have extensive experience working with insurance companies nationwide and pursuing claims for medical professionals seeking individual, group, short-term and long-term disability insurance benefits. If your ability to work has been affected by a medical condition a Philadelphia long-term disability lawyer may be able to help. Not only will our team help […]

Social Anxiety: Do I Qualify for Disability Benefits in Philadelphia?

Jun 2, 2021 in Articles by

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 […]

Prediction: Long-Term Disability Claims Will Rise After COVID-19

Sep 16, 2020 in Articles by

COVID-19 has turned our world upside down. Millions of people have been infected with coronavirus, and the long-term effects are still widely unknown. One prediction is likely to come true: long-term disability claims will rise after COVID-19. Whether your disability stems from COVID-19 or another source, a Philadelphia long-term disability insurance attorney at Seltzer & Associates is ready to discuss your claim for disability insurance benefits today. Ask a Philadelphia Long-Term Disability Claim Attorney: Why Might Long-Term Disability Claims Rise After COVID-19? While we have learned quite a bit about the novel coronavirus over the last several months, our growing […]

When Should a Physician Hire a Disability Insurance Lawyer?

Jul 29, 2020 in Articles by

Deciding to hire a professional is a big decision, but as a physician, you understand the importance of hiring a professional to address specific needs. Your disability insurance benefits are there to provide you financial peace of mind when you are unable to work due to your disabling medical condition, but the disability insurance companies do not make the process easy on anyone. Relying on a Philadelphia Disability Insurance Lawyer to handle your claim for disability insurance benefits is the right choice. With nationwide experience dealing with all major disability insurance carriers, Seltzer & Associates is prepared to fight for […]

Client Spotlight: Philadelphia Disability Insurance Attorneys for Physicians

Jul 2, 2020 in Articles by

Physicians are called to take care of the health and well-being of patients, but when an accident or injury results in their own disability, they need an advocate for their personal health and well-being, which includes financial security.    Seltzer & Associates has taken a special interest in representing physicians in disability insurance matters. Every Philadelphia disability insurance attorney on our team understands the intricacies of the medical profession. As a society, we place a unique pressure on physicians to perform at exceptional levels in demanding environments. A stressor that the coronavirus pandemic has amplified in recent months. After years of […]

Doctors & Addiction: Do You Qualify for Disability Benefits?

Jun 30, 2020 in Articles by

Doctors and medical personnel have high-stress jobs that can trigger emotional and physical conditions like addiction, depression, anxiety and PTSD. Dealing with the loss of life and patients and their families during the worst moments of their life can cause a person distress more so than less demanding jobs.  Addiction in doctors is a coping mechanism, and one that requires attention to overcome. For many, addiction to drugs or alcohol means they are unable to see patients or perform surgeries. If this is the case, you may qualify for benefits under your disability insurance policy.   About Addiction in Doctors Physicians […]

Do I Qualify for Short-Term or Long-Term Disability Insurance Due to Coronavirus?

Jun 24, 2020 in Articles by

Short-term disability insurance plans provide benefits if you’re unable to work due to an injury or illness. It’s different from workers’ compensation insurance that only provides coverage if you’re injured on the job. Disability insurance covers you when you get injured or become ill and can no longer perform the duties basic of your job. Seltzer & Associates is representing essential frontline workers, like healthcare professionals, claim and receive disability insurance benefits. If you’ve developed a disorder, like anxiety, depression, PTSD, or addiction, as a result of your COVID-19-related work, you may qualify for disability insurance benefits. Speak with a […]