Interesting Long Term Disability Insurance Claim Statistics

The Council for Disability Awareness (CDA), is a non-profit organization whose goal is to inform and educate the public about disability trends and the economic impact these trends create.  CDA member firms represent over 75% of the commercial disability insurance marketplace.    Based on its annual long term disability claims review, the 2008 survey exposed some interesting statistics.

CDA member firms reported that 95% of disability claims were not work related, the incidence and duration of individuals filing and staying on long term disability is flat or declining, new cancer, nervous system related and cardiovascular/circulatory, AIDS and musculoskeletal/connective tissue disorders are all declining or trending down.  During 2007 and 2008, the primary causes of long term disability insurance claims included musculoskeletal/connective tissue disorders, cancer and cardiovascular/circulatory problems.  Currently, musculoskeletal/connective tissue disorders account for 22.8% of all new claims filed, followed by cancer (13.7%), injuries & accidents (10%), maternity-related (8.7%), cardiovascular/circulatory (8.5%), mental disorder/psychiatric (6.4%), nervous system-related (5.8%).   Other claims made up 24.1% of all new claims filed.

The Law Firm of J.P. Gonzalez-Sirgo, P.A. represents individuals that have had their valid long term disability benefits denied, delayed or terminated.

You can reach Miami Long Term Disability Insurance Claims Lawyer J.P. Gonzalez-Sirgo by dialing his direct number at (786) 272-5841, calling the main office at (305) 461-1095, or Toll Free at 1 (866) 71-CLAIM or email J.P. directly at [email protected].

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