Reasons why your SSDI application was denied

With the increasing awareness among people to claim their social security disability benefits, a whopping number of applications are received by the SSA for social security disability claims. However, the acceptance rate of applications remains under or below 40%. Also, after the initial stage of reconsideration or applications being shortlisted according to their importance, that…

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Common mistakes after denial of SSDI application

The most common question our social security disability lawyers are asked is whether I should appeal for social security after being denied SSDI. Our lawyers have the most reliable answer for you: Yes! You should appeal for SSDI after you have been denied at least one. Amongst the vast amount of applications received only 20%…

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Social Security to get a 1.6% boost in 2020

63 million Americans are on the receiving end of Social Security as their major source of income as retirees. The vast majority of retired workers receive a monthly check depending on the level and type of their disability as determined by the SSA. This means every 1 in 6 Americans is dependent on their Social Security…

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Disability Benefits for Kidney Transplant and Dialysis

The SSA’s listings for kidney diseases include many subsections in different categories including kidney cancer, cancers of the urinary tract or reproductive tract, and chronic renal problems requiring dialysis etc. However, meeting a diagnosis is not necessarily enough to qualify you for the SSDI benefits. You will need to convince the agency that the limitations…

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Disability Benefits for Trauma and Stress Related Disorder

Anxiety disorders triggered by an accident or trauma are classified as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD. The SSA classifies PTSD as Trauma and Stress Related disorder under the neurological disorder listings. Experiencing trauma doesn’t necessarily end up magnified as PTSD for all; However, for some, this could worsen and last a long time and sometimes the…

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Social Security Disability for ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a chronic neuropsychiatric condition characterized with an inability to focus attention and complete action. It occurs in both children and adults and is accompanied by restlessness and impulsive behavior. ADHD symptoms may range from mild to severe, hence impacting a person’s ability to perform substantial gainful activity, SGA at work….

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Disability benefits for Chronic Migraines

The SSA does not have a specific Blue Book listing for migraines, however, that doesn’t mean you can’t qualify for disability benefits based on chronic migraines. You would be required to show evidence that the migraine is serious enough to hinder your ability for cognitive functioning or your ability to perform substantial gainful activity, SGA….

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Disability Benefits for People with Cancer

Seeing a loved one or yourself suffering might be challenging in itself, however, that if combined with the financial burden can make it even difficult to cope with the burden of cancer as a disease. As Martin Luther King once said, ‘Where a man stands in comfort and convenience doesn’t matter, what matters is where…

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Qualifying for disability benefits due to cancer

A number of cancer survivors undergo an unfortunate loss of weakened body systems which may quite often cause temporary or permanent problems in adaptive functioning. At times, these complications or relapsing side effects may not come for years after having successfully treated your cancer. In this case, it is important to keep all medical evidence…

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