Doctors knew little about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) a year ago, except that it was highly contagious and had higher fatality rates than influenza. Today, we now understand that COVID-19 can cause long-term, disabling health problems for many people falling ill to COVID-19.
Individuals who have recovered from COVID-19, but still suffer a wide range of persistent symptoms, are called “long-haulers.” Symptoms reported by long-haulers include:
- Joint pain/body aches
- Muscle weakness/general weakness
- Debilitating fatigue
- Shortness of breath/low blood oxygen levels/lung damage
- Sleep difficulties
- Loss of smell and taste
- Early-onset of heart disease
- Brain fog (inability to remember, concentrate, or think clearly)
Doctors aren’t sure, but think the immune systems of long-haulers continue overreacting to the infection even though antibodies are in their bloodstream. However, one thing is for certain — the coronavirus can cause health issues that are disabling and possibly permanent.
Are you a COVID-19 long-hauler who has been denied employer disability benefits? Reach out to our long-term disability claim lawyers in Philadelphia, PA, now!
Are You a COVID-19 Survivor Unable to Work Due to Disabling Health Complications?
If you are a long-hauler and have had your disability benefits denied by your employer, consider contacting Rosen Moss Snyder LLP for immediate assistance with getting approved for disability payments.
With the phenomenon of long-hauler COVID symptoms only recently emerging in clinical studies, many insurance companies won’t acknowledge the seriousness of these health issues. They may claim fatigue, cognitive problems, or that losing the ability to smell and taste shouldn’t prevent someone from working. Alternatively, some insurance companies may approve an employee for short-term disability benefits but abruptly cancel benefits if they think the employee is inflating or even faking their symptoms.
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When they need a long-term disability lawyer, Philadelphia residents know they can depend on Rosen Moss Snyder LLP. Our lawyers will obtain relevant medical records detailing COVID-19 complications, physician reports, and other documents to help show the insurance company that you qualify for disability benefits due to long-term COVID-19 complications.