The Client, a South Florida podiatrist, retained the law firm of Attorneys Dell & Schaefer in December 2007 due to the denial of disability benefits by one of her two long-term disability insurance carriers. Beginning in 1999 the client began suffering complications from fibromyalgia, sjogren’s syndrome, carpal tunnel syndrome and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Determined to continue the practice of podiatry and not allow her disabling conditions to destroy the practice she had worked so hard to build, the client continued to treat patients, perform surgeries and work a full time work week. However, it was not long before our client was forced to reduce her working hours and as a result experienced decreased revenues, less patients and canceled appointments.

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