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Insurance Denied For Man Living With Crohn’s Disease: Terry’s Story

Insurance Denied For Man Living With Crohn’s Disease: Terry’s Story

    Terry, aged 41, suffers from Crohn’s disease. Although he was able to work for many years, his condition worsened and he couldn’t handle his position while trying to manage his disease anymore. After his insurance claim was denied, he came to Share Lawyers for help. Terry was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in his mid-20s after noticing severe digestive issues – namely weight loss and mouth sores. Through the advice of his doctor, he was able to manage his condition with nutrition and anti-inflammatory medications for many years without it interfering...
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Ask A Lawyer – No Diagnosis

When dealing with a disability or chronic condition, it can be a stressful time. Especially when you are experiencing debilitating symptoms which are making it impossible for you to work, and you are waiting for a diagnosis from your medical professionals. Share Lawyers is here to help you with some questions you might have while either waiting for your claim to be processed or what to do when you claim is denied. What should I do  when my insurance company denies my claim and I still have no diagnosis? If you believe that your insurance company has wrongfully denied your...
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Tips For Finding A Diagnosis

Tips For Finding A Diagnosis

Experiencing symptoms that make it impossible to work or function normally is a pervasive force that negatively impacts your life. When you are unable to get a diagnosis from medical professionals, this can add more stress to your illness. Along with being unable to get the proper treatment you need, it is also a struggle to get approval from your insurance company for the benefits you deserve. Why Is This Happening? Medically unexplained physical symptoms (MUPs) are one of the most common problems in modern medical practice, accounting for somewhere between 15% to  30%...
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Physical and Emotional Symptoms of PTSD

Physical and Emotional Symptoms of PTSD

Surrounding the diagnosis of PTSD is the common misconception of who it can affect based on the circumstances that can cause it. PTSD is a disorder that came from the symptoms previously known as “shell-shock”. It was commonly related to war veterans or others affected by similar atrocities. Upon returning to life after the war, many men (and women) had showed unnerving symptoms. We have had many clients who suffer from PTSD, which is now recognized as being able to affect anyone who experiences or witnesses a traumatic, often life-threatening event. PTSD can have both...
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Gluten and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Gluten and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune condition that affects over 1.5 million adults. It most often affects women between the ages of 40 and 60 years old. In what can be a devastating condition, the body attacks the thin membrane surrounding joints, allowing fluid and immune complexes to build up in the joints and cause significant pain, local inflammation and tissue damage. It’s Genetic RA is genetic, meaning it can be passed down to your descendants or inherited. That being said, recent research has indicated that genetics account for only 25% of autoimmune disease...
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Jason’s Journey with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Jason’s Journey with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Jason is a 49-year-old sous chef who has worked hard at a local 4-star restaurant for over 10 years, gradually rising through the ranks. The restaurant’s executive chef is planning to retire in the next year. When his boss retires, Jason has been informed that he will take his place as executive chef of the restaurant – a goal he’s worked towards for his entire career. Jason started experiencing some pain in his joints a few years ago. The pain began one night several years earlier when he stayed at work late to fix the oven. He began to experience knee pain the...