Schizophrenia Disability Claim Lawyers

Schizophrenia is serious, chronic, and disabling mental disorder that affects about 1 percent of the entire American population of different races and age groups, though the usual age of onset is between 16 and 25. Schizophrenia interferes with the essential ability to think clearly, express adequate emotions, relate to others, and make decisions. Schizophrenia is similar to diabetes in that it is an intricate, long-term medical illness that affects everybody differently. In other words, the course of the disorder is unique for each person.

There are known treatments for schizophrenia, though they usually have to be undertaken throughout the person’s life. The patient also needs much care from family and friends. If you or a loved one has schizophrenia, it is important that you apply for the Canadian Disability Tax Credit and other benefits that you are eligible for.

MORE ABOUT SCHIZOPHRENIA

Although the real causes of schizophrenia are unknown, research suggests that the illness is largely linked to problems in brain structure and chemistry. The disorder is most likely caused by a combination of issues, including genetic vulnerability and environmental factors that occur during growth.

DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT

There are a number of symptoms indicating schizophrenia, but the most common one is hallucinations or delusions. Individuals may also exhibit two or more of the following symptoms consistently:

SYMPTOMS

People with these symptoms tend to “lose touch” with reality on a regular basis, sometimes more severe than others, depending on whether the person is receiving treatment. They include:

There are also symptoms that disrupt normal behaviours and emotions, causing the individual to appear lazy or unwilling to make a change. They’re harder to detect, and are often mistaken for depression or other conditions. They include:

DO PEOPLE WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA GET BETTER?

Recovery is possible for many people with an all-encompassing treatment approach that includes therapy, medication, and psychosocial rehabilitation. So, over time, the individuals with schizophrenia are able to cope with their symptoms, maximise their function, and reduce their relapses.

If you have become disabled due to this conditions and they have a long-term disability policy we can seek compensation for any and all of the following:

With the assistance of a skilled disability lawyer, you or a loved one with schizophrenia can successfully apply for those benefits. Call us today. We have the experience with these cases and are ready to help.

We will look at your case for free and you don't pay until your case is won or settled.

We’ll answer any questions about your case, even on evenings and weekends:

Anna Pastore | Catastrophic Injury

I was injured in a car accident and sustained a fractured ankle, developing debilitating chronic pain. Joseph was very caring about me and how my case affected my family. He worked tirelessly on my case until we won and my case is now well known in the legal community. Throughout this whole ordeal, the only thing I can be thankful for is that Joseph was my lawyer, his care, compassion and experience made all the difference.

Omar C. | Vehicle Accident

I can’t thank Joseph Campisi enough. I was involved in a serious car accident and I suffered serious orthopaedic injuries which prevent me from ever returning to the job that I had at the time of the accident. Joseph and his team were always accessible, even on evenings or weekends. The settlement far exceeded my expectations and it will provide financial security for me and my family.

Bruno | Spinal Cord Injury

I feel fortunate that I was referred to Cesar Carranza. I suffered a spinal cord injury when I fell off a trailer. From the initial meeting when Cesar came to the hospital, he alleviated most of my troubles and I was able to focus on getting better. Cesar and Joseph settled my case quickly, and I felt supported through the whole process, not only by them but also by an awesome medical and rehabilitation team that they assembled.

Nika M | Brain Injury

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