Disability Lawyer Blog

Top 10 Reasons Disability Claims Are Denied And How To Avoid Them

Insufficient treatment. If you are applying for disability benefits, you need to treat enough to establish your diagnoses and the severity of your con
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Health Insurance and Social Security Disability

Social Security pays benefits to those who are disabled (i.e., unable to work full time due to medical conditions). Because of this, those applying fo
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Premature Births and Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Any child born before 37 weeks is premature.     A premature child can suffer from multiple complications including low birth weight, undeveloped lung
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Can You File Taxes on Social Security Disability Payments

Once Social Security Disability benefits are awarded, recipients often wonder about taxes. There are specific rules about paying taxes on disability p
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Supplemental Security Income and Inheritances

Supplemental Security Income recipients are given benefits based on financial need. As such, any significant changes in their financial situation, for
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Filing for Disability Benefits for Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular dystrophy (MD) is a disease where gene mutations inhibit the production of proteins that your body needs in order to form muscles. This cause
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If you suffer from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), here are a few things you might what to know when filing for Social Security Disability.

When filing for Social Security Disability, the process can be overwhelming to many. This article is meant for use as a guideline. The hope is that it
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

 Carpal tunnel syndrome is numbness, tingling, weakness, and other problems in your hand or hands because of pressure being placed on the median nerve
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Gulf War Illnesses (GWI) and Social Security Benefits

What is Gulf War Illness? And, how can it relate to filing for Social Security Disability Benefits? Gulf War Illness is a debilitating array of sympto
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