Our medical professionals are under incredible pressure to treat patient illness and injury, save lives, and make groundbreaking medical discoveries, all while maintaining poise and confidence. Unfortunately, this pressure can build and become unsustainable. The stress our medical professionals experience daily compounds over time and can manifest in physical and mental health impairments. It can be so severe that it becomes necessary to take a leave of absence from the practice of medicine. Medical professionals face unique occupational hazards. Being aware of these risks and potential consequences can prompt physicians to seek treatment as soon as possible, and to plan […]
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Cancer is a diagnosis that can startle anyone, even the most experienced doctors. Shock, denial, grief, and pain can overwhelm doctors suffering from this disease. A cancer diagnosis often comes with much uncertainty. Disability insurance benefits should be a source of stability and security for you so you can focus on beating the diagnosis. A Philadelphia disability insurance attorney can help you through the disability claims process. Seltzer & Associates represents medical professionals essential to caring for our communities. We apply our years of professional experience in handling disability insurance claims to achieve the best possible outcomes for our clients. […]
When you are suffering from a disability, your medical treatment should be the primary focus of your medical care plan. However, being disabled brings a whole host of issues, including the financial concerns of being unable to work. Our legal team understands your chief desire is to recover and be well enough to return to a meaningful medical career. We also understand that the physical and mental limitations of your disability prevent you from doing so. In order to secure your disability insurance benefits, you need to prove that due to your disability, you can no longer perform the material […]
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 […]
In addition to the additional burden of worrying about prolonged exposure to the virus and what that means for them and their families, many medical professionals are facing COVID-19 disability claim denials.