Medical and scientific professionals are learning more about COVID-19 every day and agree that having contracted the virus is not always a one-and-done matter. You or someone you know might have been diagnosed with COVID but still experience debilitating disabling symptoms long after your first ones surfaced. If you suffer from physical, cognitive or mental […]
Nurses employed by hospitals, nursing homes, and assisted-living facilities in California often work 12-hour shifts for four or more days a week. The volume of natural disasters, pandemics, wildfires and earthquakes in the past year has driven the demand for most nurses to work additional hours, or “long haul” shifts to meet the demands of […]
The Daily Journal released its list of the Top 35 Healthcare Attorneys in California for 2020 and Frank N. Darras, founder of DarrasLaw, was honored among them. Mr. Darras was highlighted for his tireless work representing policy holders with long term disability insurance claims throughout the country. His insight into the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic was […]
Helping Those Suffering from Lyme Disease Get the Disability Benefits They Deserve With the arrival of summer, most of the nation knows it’s time to break out the bug spray. Lyme disease has become a serious medical concern around the country with devastating long term problems. It’s even reported that disease-carrying ticks are appearing in […]
Open enrollment is a critical time for employees, as it provides the opportunity to select or update health, disability, and life insurance coverage for the next year. However, many employees do not pay attention to changes in their existing plans or make time to reevaluate their insurance needs.
Baseball season has arrived, and with it comes endless debates about the best-hitting lineups and pitching staff. However, there’s one topic everyone should be following this season: the frequency and prevention of Tommy John surgery. The procedure is so commonplace that many players consider it routine – but should it be?
Did you know that someone in the United States is diagnosed with diabetes every 19 seconds? This condition affects nearly 30 million children and adults in the U.S. today – that’s nearly 10 percent of the population. Despite the prevalence of diabetes, many don’t know the risk factors and warning signs to be aware of. […]
Americans enjoy more than three billion barbecues each year. That’s not surprising – after all, what better way is there to celebrate the approaching summer season? However, grilling might be riskier than you think. According to the National Fire Protection Association, approximately 8,800 home fires are caused by grilling every year. In 2012 alone, 16,900 […]
Now that summer has unofficially begun, have you started making plans? If they include any type of thrilling or extreme recreational activity, you’ll probably have to sign a waiver. Does anyone actually read waivers before signing? Probably not – and that could be a fatal mistake. Check out our latest Slideshare on what you need […]
Try this on for size: there’s a shirt that helps your posture – all you need to do is put it on. It sounds too good to be true. Yet the “Posture Shirt,” made by Alignmed, reportedly does just that. According to a recent article in USA Today, the list of well-known Posture Shirt wearers […]