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Disability for Essential Tremor

Essential tremor is a nervous system disorder. It can occur in any part of the body, but most often occurs in the upper extremities, affecting the head, arms and voice. It is often associated with Parkinson’s disease because of similar symptoms, but it… Read More

How to Obtain Disability Benefits for a Traumatic Brain Injury

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, which makes it a perfect time to think about the impact of traumatic brain injuries and what benefits may be available for individuals who suffer from this condition. If you have been denied disability benefits… Read More

How to Get Disability Benefits for a Lung Transplant

Although a lung transplant can be life-saving, it is a major surgery that can affect your ability to work for several years, if not for the rest of your life. Because of this, those who have undergone a lung transplant, or who will be having a transplant… Read More

What You Need to Know about Medical Records and Disability Benefits

Medical records provide the foundation for a claim for Social Security Disability benefits, as one of the main requirements for obtaining benefits is that the claimant meet certain medical criteria. The Social Security Disability lawyers in Phoenix at… Read More

Can I Get Disability Benefits for a Spinal Cord Injury?

Spinal cord injuries occur because nerves, bones or tissue around the spine have experienced trauma. A car accident, workplace fall or repetitive motions over years of work may lead to these injuries. Common symptoms associated with spinal cord injuries… Read More

Filing for SSD for Soft Tissue Injuries and Burns

While burns may heal in a relatively short time compared to other types of injuries, scar tissue can lead to lasting functional limitations. If burns are so severe that they interfere with a person’s ability to work, Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits… Read More

Disability Benefits for Meniere’s Disease

Meniere’s disease is a disorder of the inner ear that causes severe vertigo (dizziness), ringing in the ears and hearing loss. Individuals with this condition can suffer debilitating episodes of dizziness and hearing loss, making working during these… Read More

How a Government Shutdown Affects Social Security Disability Payments

At midnight on Jan. 19, 2018, the United States government shut down for almost three days. Since the country’s modern budgeting laws were put into place in the 1970s, there have been 18 government shutdowns, the first six of which did not affect the… Read More

Disability for OCD

Individuals who suffer from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) often suffer from significant preoccupations that interfere with their ability to maintain outside employment. Qualifying for disability benefits based on a mental illness can be complex,… Read More

How a Trial Work Period Works

Many disabled individuals want to earn a living and try to reenter the workforce. The Social Security Administration (SSA) encourages these work attempts and allows claimants to work for a limited time on a trial basis to see if they can permanently transition… Read More

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