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Disability Insurance Law Group Successfully Reversed Prudential's Denial of Short-Term Disability Benefits and Obtains Long-Term Disability Benefits for Attorney Disabled by Multiple Sclerosis

After putting herself through law school, Victoria was offered and accepted a position as an associate attorney in a medium size law firm handling contract disputes. Victoria enjoyed the practice of law immensely and due to her strong work ethic and drive, she ultimately became a partner in the firm. Eight years after starting her career, Victoria began to experience severe and overwhelming fatigue and vertigo. At first, she dismissed her symptoms, believing that she was run down from her busy work schedule. However, overtime her fatigue and dizziness intensified and she developed several alarming new symptoms such as chronic full body pain, numbness and tingling in her face and extremities, blurred vision, walking difficulty, and cognitive deficiencies. Victoria and her physician were understandably concerned. After a full work up, Victoria underwent an MRI of her brain which revealed significant white matter. She was eventually diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis ("MS"). The diagnosis was devastating, but Victoria was determined to remain active and continue to work.

Cosmopolitan Magazine Interviewed Alicia Paulino-Grisham for an Article About the Treatment of Eating Disorders and the Insurance Claims Process.

Cosmopolitan Magazine published an article titled, Why is it so Difficult to Treat Eating Disorders, authored by Anna Maltby. The article provides an in-depth analysis of the the social and legal attitudes toward eating disorders. It discusses that eating disorders remain shrouded in disinformation, stigma, and secrecy, interfering with properly diagnosing the condition and treating suffers. Attorney, Alicia Paulino-Grisham, was interviewed for the article, providing information regarding the insurance industry's treatment of eating disorders, the inherent flaws in the insurance claims processes, and the treatment patients receive from insurance carriers and educational institutions when treatment is needed. Ms. Paulino-Grisham is a founding partner of the law Firm, Paulino-Grisham, Smith & Chmielarz, P.A. ("DI Law Group"), which handles health insurance claims with a focus on eating disorders and substance abuse. For more information about eating disorders and treatment related issues, please read the full Cosmopolitan Magazine article at http://www.cosmopolitan.com/health-fitness/a7665296/eating-disorder-treatment-failures/.

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