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Autoimmune Conditions and Social Security Disability Eric Thu, 12/23/2021 - 13:23

If you have a severe autoimmune disorder you should qualify for disability as it is a disabling condition that prevents you from working and carrying out daily activities.

Autoimmune diseases cause the body’s immune system to attack and destroy healthy body tissue, even though the immune system is supposed to help to protect the body by attacking harmful antigens, like bacteria, viruses, and toxins. There are more than 80 different types of autoimmune diseases.

Common Terms to Know When Applying for Disability Eric Thu, 12/23/2021 - 13:19

If you have a disability and you are planning to apply for a disability benefits there are some terms that you should know so that you are sure you understand the requirements for eligibility for disability benefits.

What NOT To Do On Your Social Security Disability Application Eric Fri, 12/03/2021 - 15:12

When you sit down with an attorney to discuss your claim for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, you can expect to receive legal advice on how to submit the most convincing claim.

Your legal counsel also will ensure you attach the proper paperwork to boost the chances of the Social Security Administration (SSA) approving your claim for financial assistance. An important part of the first meeting with a Social Security disability benefits lawyer is to learn what you should not do during the disability application process.

What Benefits Are Cancer Patients Entitled To?

Submitted by Eric on Fri, 11/19/2021 - 14:39

There are different kinds of benefits for cancer patients. Among those different benefits are Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicare, Medicaid, and non-profit assistance.

All these benefits can be helpful to an individual who is unable to work and earn a living because of cancer. Here is a closer look at the different benefits and how they can help you cover your living expenses and medical care.

How Much Does Disability Benefits Pay?

Submitted by Eric on Fri, 10/22/2021 - 16:25

If you have a medical condition that keeps you from working and earning a living, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits. However, you must meet specific medical criteria as well as other requirements.

Those monthly disability benefits can be helpful to your income, and help you cover basic living expenses. Here is a closer look at how much you could receive in monthly disability benefits.

Can My Social Media Posts Affect My Disability Claim?

Submitted by Eric on Fri, 05/21/2021 - 15:44

Recently, the Social Security Administration (SSA) which administers social security disability insurance (SSDI) and supplementary security income (SSI) benefits has recognized the roles social media like Facebook and Instagram can play in making decisions about disability benefit applications.

Many applicants don’t necessarily want their friends to know they are disabled so may feature themselves as being more able than they really are.

June 6th is National Cancer Survivors Day

Submitted by Eric on Fri, 05/07/2021 - 12:27

When cells begin to divide rapidly and eventually spread throughout the body, cancer has begun to develop. Cancer takes on many forms, as well as different levels of severity.

If you suffer from cancer, you might qualify to receive Social Security disability benefits. The key is to submit convincing evidence that cancer has negatively impacted your ability to make a living.