Disability Lawyer Blog

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a medical condition described as widespread pain in the muscles, joints, tendons, and soft tissues.  Some of those diagnosed with fibr
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Do I have to pay taxes on my Social Security Disability Benefits?

Do I have to pay taxes on my Social Security Disability Benefits? Yes, some individuals will have to pay taxes on their disability benefits.  Whether
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Thrombocytopenia, what it is and when Social Security Disability considers it disabling.

Thrombocytopenia is when a person has a low blood platelet count for an extended period of time. A normal platelet count would range between 150,000 t
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What is Necrotizing Fasciitis?

Recently, I met with an individual who was diagnosed with a very rare bacterial infection known as necrotizing fasciitis. Necrotizing fasciitis is kno
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Friedreichs Ataxia

Recently I met a young woman who was applying for social security disability benefits who had been diagnosed with Friedreich’s Ataxia.  This is a debi
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What is needed to prove Ankylosing Spondylitis for Social Security Disability

Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) is considered to be a form of inflammatory arthritis. It is a lifelong condition that at the time of this writing, there i
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CADASIL

CADASIL is a genetic condition that can make a person predisposed to strokes and other neurological conditions. CADASIL stands for “Cerebral Autosomal
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Can I Receive Disability Benefits for POTS?

I want to discuss a condition that I am asked about quite a bit: Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS).Although POTS is not very common to
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Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Do you suffer from Hidradenitis suppurativa? This disease is categorized by cysts and abscesses that are acne-like and can be very painful when they b
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