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Dupuytren’s Disease

Dupuytren’s diseases causes Dupuytren’s contracture, a progressive and permanent deformity of the fingers where they bend.[1] An individual with Dupuy
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Medical Marijuana in MN

Medical marijuana was approved in by state of MN during the 2014 Minnesota Legislative session. While smoking for ingestion will not be considered a l
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Can Collecting unemployment affect my pending disability claim?

Unemployment benefits are given to individuals who have registered as unemployed, and are actively seeking work. Social Security benefits are approved
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Real Experience Series: Q&A with 20+ year Social Security Disability Attorney Andrew Kinney

Q: Can the federal government take unpaid federal taxes from my retroactive and continuing monthly Social Security disability insurance benefit paymen
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Aicardi-Goutières Syndrome and Social Security Disability

Aicardi-Goutières Syndrome and Social Security DisabilityThis is a rare neurodevelopmental genetic disorder. In the severest cases, an infant usually
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Ankylosing Spondylitis

Individuals with ankylosing spondylitis may be eligible for Social Security Disability. According to the Mayo Clinic, ankylosing spondylitis is “an in
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Applying for Social Security Disability with Narcolepsy and Cataplexy

Narcolepsy alone is difficult to deal with. Episodes involve suddenly and unpredictably falling asleep, often followed by a period of grogginess and c
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Residual Functional Capacity

Recently a client asked me what a RFC is. RFC is the acronym for residual functional capacity. The Code of Federal Regulations §416.945(a)(1) states:
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SSA Listing 7.08

I recently had a hearing where the claimant met the relatively unknown listing 7.08. This is a hematological listing that is not discussed in most cas
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