Multiple Sclerosis is a disabling illness that affects more than 2.3 million people around the world. MS is usually diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50 and is two to three times more common in women than men. Multiple Sclerosis is a disease of the central nervous system which interrupts the flow of information to the brain and between the body and the brain such as; numbness and tingling in the extremities, fatigue, paralysis, cognitive impairment and sometimes blindness. Unfortunately, there has been no way to predict how a patient with MS will progress over time once they are diagnosed.
Continue Reading National Multiple Sclerosis Society Researchers Find Analyzing MRI’s May Predict MS Progression

Karen Bloom was a partner and doctor specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Rehabilitation Associates in Louisville, Kentucky. In 1999, she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). In 2002, she decided to perform most of her work on an outpatient, rather than inpatient basis.
Continue Reading Doctor With Multiple Sclerosis Awarded Long-Term Disability Benefits From Hartford

Nancy Love worked for National City Corporation for two decades before she was forced to stop working. When Mrs. Love began experiencing dizziness, fatigue and blurred vision, she visited the doctor and was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Mrs. Love applied for and received short term benefits from the National City Corporation Welfare Benefits Plan, underwritten by Liberty Mutual. Short term disability benefits were for 18 months, and when Mrs. Love benefits expired, she applied for and received long-term disability benefits.
Continue Reading Appellate Court Reverses Liberty Mutual’s Denial of Disability Benefits To A Bank Employee