- DISABILITY CLAIM FAQ
According to the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, ulcerative colitis is a chronic disease of the large intestine, also known as the colon, in which the lining of the colon becomes inflamed and develops tiny open sores, or ulcers, that produce pus and mucous. The Mayo Clinic lists diarrhea, abdominal pain and cramping, weight loss, fatigue and urgency to defecate as symptoms.
Many occupations cannot be accommodated for instantaneous and at will bathroom access, which is what ulcerative colitis frequently requires. That is one basis for a finding of disability. Another was discussed in my previous posting – absenteeism.
I represent a 57 year old medical technician with ulcerative colitis, whose disability benefits were approved yesterday. The claimant was found to be able to perform sedentary work. However, because it was also found that the claimant would miss two days of work a month, the claimant was found disabled.Previous Next
DISCLAIMER This website provides general information on disability law topics as a public service. Information is intended to be as accurate and current as possible, but should not be relied on as legal advice. No attorney/client relationship is created by viewing or using the content on this website. Each legal problem is different, and past performance does not guarantee future results. You should not act on any of the information contained in this site without first consulting legal counsel, which is why readers are advised to seek experienced legal representation in connection with disability related issues. Our Internet links are not associated with us, and we do not guarantee the accuracy of, any information contained in any link. Past performance doesn’t guarantee future results.
Copyright © 2021, Law Offices of Jeffrey Delott
Site Powered By: WebDesignYou