Frankel & Newfield, P.C.

We Have Recovered Over $100 Million In Claims For Our Clients

Call for a Free Consult 866-504-8773
WE DO NOT HANDLE SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY CLAIMS

The politics of CFS and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) - a long and bumpy road

If you suffer from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), we encourage you to read a substantive article written by David Tuller that examines the history of CFS and the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

Tuller, a journalist who is also coordinator of a new concurrent master's degree in public health and journalism at UC Berkeley, provides a close examination of the intrigue and politics that have dogged CFS since its first appearance in the 1980s. It is a long article, but well worth the read.

Tuller explains the arguments of critics who claim that the CDC, which is charged with investigating threats to the health and safety of the population, has failed miserably when it comes to CFS. Worse, he explores the claim that the CDC's failure to take CFS seriously and treat it as a real disease is a large reason why even today CFS sufferers are treated as malingerers, not people suffering from a real illness. The dismissive attitude to CFS as an organic disease or cluster of diseases has been "a font of misinformation and has been routinely used by insurance companies to deny legitimate claims for tests ordered by doctors."

If you have CFS and your disability insurance company is delaying or denying your claim, call us today to find out how we can help. We have worked with many CFS patients over the years and are well-versed in the politics as well as the pragmatic facets of disability claims for CFS.

Download Our Free Ebook

E-book Download Book
Super Lawyers | Justin AV Preeminent | Justin Avvo | 10.0 | Top Attorney | Justin Super Lawyers | Jason AV Preeminent | Jason Avvo | 9.8 | Top Attorney | Jason

HELPING THE DISABLED NATIONWIDE

  • tick

    No matter where you are nationwide, we are here to help.

  • tick

    We have the resources and support to take on the largest insurance companies.

  • tick

    Contact us today for our nationwide service. Contact Us

FN

Frankel & Newfield, P.C.
585 Stewart Avenue
Suite 312
Garden City, NY 11530

Toll Free: 866-504-8773
Fax: 516-222-0513
Map & Directions