Insurance Denial Lawyers for Long-Term Disability Claims Related to Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (often referred to simply as MS) is a disease which affects the central nervous system (the brain and the spinal cord).  Multiple sclerosis can get progressively worse over time, or come and go, however unfortunately there is no cure.  Nerve damage occurs which can result in a number of symptoms which can vary in severity and frequency from person to person.

Types of Multiple Sclerosis

There are several types of multiple sclerosis, including:

  • Primary-Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
  • Secondary-Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
  • Progressive-Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis
  • Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis

Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

The symptoms associated with multiple sclerosis depend on the progression of the disease, but some of the more common symptoms of multiple sclerosis are:

  • Weakness in the limbs
  • Uncontrollable tremors
  • Numbness and Tingling
  • Lack of coordination
  • Visual problems, including blurry vision and blindness
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Bladder Issues
  • Slurred Speech
  • Cognitive Difficulty
  • Depression
  • Balance Issues

Insurance companies will often challenge disability from Multiple Sclerosis as it can have periods of remission and because symptoms differ drastically between different people.  

If you have a multiple sclerosis long-term disability claim, contact the lawyers at Taylor & Blair LLP today.