Chronic fatigue syndrome is a condition that causes severe fatigue. It is estimated that over 1 - 4 million Americans are afflicted with this syndrome with nearly 25% being unemployed or on disability. The exact cause is unknown and there is currently no cure. Chronic fatigue syndrome occurs most commonly among women ages 30-50.
- Extreme fatigue lasting 6 months or more
- Activity is limited due to fatigue symptoms
- Feeling tired after sleeping all night
- Joint pain
- Sore throat
- Muscle aches and weakness
- Fever of 101 degrees or less
The faster a patient receives medical treatment, the greater the chances that the illness will be resolved. Treatments include drug therapy and other medications as well as mild exercise.
If you are currently suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome and have filed or are considering filing a disability insurance claim, we can help.
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 irrespective if the policy was purchased individually or issued through an employer group policy. The firm is available to assist individuals with the initial application process, during the administrative appeals process, termination, litigation in state or federal court, and negotiating a one-time lump sum settlement or buy-out. Please contact our office to discuss your case in more detail.