Lyme Disease and Disability Claims


What is Lyme Disease & How is it Diagnosed?


Lyme disease is an infectious disease that is transmitted by the deer tick. Once bitten by the tick, you will see a red bump similar to a mosquito bite. The red bump disappears after a few days. The other symptoms of Lyme disease are fever, body aches, chills, neck stiffness, headache, and swollen lymph nodes.
Untreated Lyme disease will lead to the development of more severe symptoms, including:

Eye inflammation




Irregular heartbeat


Joint pain and swelling, particularly in the knees

Neurological problems such as meningitis, Bell’s palsy, weakness or numbness in the limbs, and impaired muscle movement

Severe fatigue


Widespread rash

You have a legitimate claim for long-term disability benefits if you experience any symptoms that compromise the ability to complete your roles at work. A diagnosis is not required to appeal a denial of benefits by your insurance provider. You are required to report all symptoms of the disease to your doctor and follow the provided treatment plan. It’s vital to prove that you’ve been making efforts to seek treatment for Lyme disease.

Ottawa Disability Lawyers strive to secure a positive outcome for all long-term disability disputes. People who have suspected Lyme disease or have received Lyme disease diagnosis experience symptoms that may impair their day-to-day activities.

The diagnosis of Lyme disease is not easy. Without proper diagnosis, the insurance provider has reason to deny a long-term disability claim. We guide our clients on the best way forward to appeal the termination or denial of long-term disability benefits. Additionally, we take the necessary steps to respect the physical and emotional challenges our clients face.

Contact Ottawa Disability Lawyers if your long-term disability claim has been denied or terminated. We have experienced lawyers to look into your case and ensure a favourable outcome.

Contact Ottawa Disability Lawyers today

If you have had a long-term disability claim denied or terminated, we can help. To arrange a complimentary consultation with one of our experienced disability lawyers, please complete the online form, or call us at 6134545792