Category Long Term Disability

24
May

Lawyers With Disabilities Battle More Than We Think

Think about it. When was the last time you saw a lawyer with a disability? And no, Netflix’s legally-blind Daredevil “Matt Murdock,” doesn’t count. For years it has been touted that prior to the age of retirement, one out of every four working-age Americans will become diagnosed with a Long-Term Disability at some point in …

6
Apr

5 Most Common Attorney Long-Term Disability Claims

According to the Council for Disability Awareness, it is estimated that one out of every four Americans will find themselves diagnosed with a disability prior to retiring at the age of 65. Additional studies show that less than half of individuals and families have enough money saved to sustain their living expenses for even one …

11
Aug

The Underestimated Value of Long-Term Disability Insurance For Attorneys

For many, the thought of investing in a long-term disability insurance policy may sound like an unnecessary expense. It is estimated that roughly 86 percent of Americans have desk jobs, therefore it is easy to understand why they might be under the impression that they have little to no chance of becoming disabled during the …

6
May

Three Reasons Attorneys Don’t Insure Their Income (But actually should)

An attorney’s ability to work and earn an income is most likely his or her most valuable financial resource. With a 25% chance of becoming disabled before retirement1, Disability Insurance is a vitally important way for attorneys to replace a portion of their income if he or she can’t work for several months or more …