Disability Lawyer Blog

Terminal Illness and Social Security Disability

So you have been diagnosis with a terminal illness and want to know how to fast track your Social Security Disability claim! The Social Security Admin
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SSR 15-1p: Interstitial Cystitis

Last year, the Social Security Administration implemented SSR 15-1p replacing an older ruling from 2002 regarding Interstitial Cystitis.  This new rul
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Knee pain – is it serious and should you file for Social Security Disability?

Every individual has experienced pain at different times.  One of the most common types of pain, is knee pain.  Knee pain may range from mild to sever
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Creating a Seizure Log for Social Security Disability Cases

Individuals that suffer from seizures may have a more difficult time than most when it comes to explaining symptoms, as loss of time and memory is a f
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Alpers Disease

This disease affects children and young adults. Most people start showing signs in the first couple years of life. The rest of the symptoms develop wi
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What is the Importance of the Work History Report?

Claimants filing for Social Security Disability are asked to fill out a Work History report. The form is used to determine a claimant’s past relevant
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What is the Date Last Insured?

The Date Last Insured is the last day a claimant is eligible for Title II Disability Insurance Benefits (DIB). This means that the condition causing o
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SGA Exceptions

In order to be eligible to receive disability benefits, a claimant may not be engaging in substantial gainful activity (“SGA”). There are
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What is the importance of the Function Report?

Claimants that have filed for Social Security Disability are sent a Function Report to fill out. This form asks questions regarding activities of dail
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