Heart Disease

Claim Your Long-Term Disability Benefits for Heart Disease

In Canada, heart disease accounts for 29 percent of total deaths. According to the Heart Research Institute, Heart disease is the second most common cause of death in Canada.

The Government of Canada stated that more than 2.4 million Canadians aged 24 or above had ischemic heart disease in 2017. The Heart & stroke foundation found that more than 50,000 new cases of heart disease are diagnosed each year.

LTD Benefits for Heart Disease-Basic Guidelines

As the disease grows, the affected person may find doing daily activities challenging. They may also be unable to perform strenuous tasks in their workplace.

Patients may require hospitalization due to heart disease symptoms. Other related medical conditions may also occur including psychological issues or kidney and lung complications. These can be stressful for the patient and their families.

Affected persons are eligible for long-term disability benefits if they have a long-term disability insurance plan. They can apply for LTD benefits if they are no longer able to perform their job tasks satisfactorily. In this circumstance, they may be entitled to receive income replacement.

For submitting a claim, medical documentation, laboratory reports, and diagnosis including test reports. The medical report will have to prove that the symptoms are arising as a direct result of blocked arteries. Take care to include the doctor’s medical report stating that symptoms are the primary reason for restricting the person from doing their job duties.

How We Can Help

At Pickford & Associate Lawyers, we have successfully helped many clients to receive disability benefits. We understand that a denial of your application can be discouraging. In such a circumstance, it is vital to take charge and understand your options. We will make sure to present extensive legal and documentary evidence to strengthen your case so that total disability can be established to get favorable results.

We will ensure that you are comfortable interacting with our caring team who speak more than 15 languages including but not limited to English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Albanian, Hindi, Punjabi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, and Bengali.


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