Fort Lauderdale Disability Law Attorney

Fort Lauderdale Disability Attorney for ProfessionalsProfessionals who suffer an unexpected disability through illness or injury are at risk of a significant and sudden drop in income. Even if disability insurance is in effect, the insurance carrier may make it very difficult for the professional to receive the level of monetary benefits to which they are entitled under the disability policy.

We assist executives and professionals in healthcare, law, accounting, architecture, engineering, and other industries file for disability benefits.

Your Legal Rights to Disability Benefits

The disability attorneys at Kahn & Resnik, P.L. are experienced in working with doctors and business professionals who have trouble obtaining expected disability insurance benefits. We understand potential coverage issues, including:

  • Date at which benefits become available (elimination periods)
  • Length of time benefits are received
  • Compensation history on which benefits are calculated
  • Definition of comparable work
  • Full-time versus part-time work
  • Estimates of future earnings
  • Total disability versus residual or partial disability claims

Our attorneys have helped many professionals pursue disability benefits in claims against the country’s leading disability insurance carriers throughout the United States.

Disability Insurance Benefits for a Range of Professionals

If you are a highly skilled medical or business professional, contact us if your insurance coverage is in dispute following an injury or disability, including but not limited to:

  • Physicians
  • Internists
  • Specialists
  • Surgeons
  • Podiatrists
  • Dentists
  • Chiropractors
  • Accountants
  • Architects
  • Attorneys
  • Business owners and other professionals

Disabling Conditions and Disability Benefits

There are many injuries and illnesses that can cause a professional to seek replacement income from their long-term disability insurance policy. Examples of common medical conditions include but are not limited to:

  • AIDS
  • Back injuries
  • Cancer
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Chronic pain
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hand injuries
  • Heart attack
  • Knee disorders
  • Lupus
  • Macular degeneration
  • MRSA infection
  • Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Seizure disorder
  • Stroke

Schedule an Initial Consultation

Contact us online or by phone at 954-321-0176 to discuss your legal needs. We will answer your legal questions in complete confidentiality, and explain how our concierge philosophy places us at your service.

We serve business owners, professionals and individual clients across Florida, including Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, West Palm Beach, Naples, Orlando, Tampa, Daytona Beach, Jacksonville, Tallahassee, and other cities throughout the state.