NJ Spotlight News

Patients with long COVID fight for disability benefits

Clip: 10/31/2022 | 4m 17s | Video has closed captioning.

A legal battleground driven by pandemic victims too sick to work but who must fight insurers to prove they’re sick enough to deserve disability benefits is evolving. "We have right now probably hundreds of these cases from around the country," said attorney Barbara Comerford. "...people who are scared and they come to us and say, 'Do they really think I would make this up?'”

Aired: 10/31/22

Rating: NR

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