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Social Security Benefits: What is Available?

Social Security is one of the most important government services in existence. The range of benefits available from the Social Security Administration have helped millions of people pay their bills and make ends meet in their times of greatest need. We usually think of SSI as something we get when we retire, but the truth [...]

June 14th, 2017|Personal Injury, Social Security|0 Comments

Disability Back Pay: How Far Does It Go?

Applying for disability can take quite some time, depending on your circumstances, whether or not you have to appeal a denial and the mandatory waiting period. Since your bills continue to pile up during that time, many people wonder if they have to go for all these months without any payment. In truth, you can [...]

May 24th, 2017|Personal Injury|0 Comments

What to Do If You’re Denied Social Security Disability

Many people across the nation rely on Social Security payments to make ends meet and keep (or regain) control of their lives after a debilitating accident. When you’re hurt and you can’t work, while medical bills keep piling up, it’s beyond stressful. It’s terrifying. It gets even worse when you apply for Social Security benefits [...]

Workers’ Comp Benefits: How Much Can I Get?

Just about everyone knows if they get hurt on the job they can apply for workers’ compensation benefits. What many people don’t know, however, is how much they are entitled to collect, or even whether or not their injury makes them eligible at all. Without this knowledge, it can come as a real shock when [...]

The Damages and Compensation Formula: What You Need to Know

If you have been injured and have enough evidence to substantiate a personal injury claim, there is a formula that insurance companies use to figure out how much you should be paid during the settlement process. Of course, it doesn’t determine the actual compensation you would receive, as that would not be determined until several [...]

February 28th, 2017|Car Accident, Case Results, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Are Stroke Victims Eligible for Social Security Disability?

A stroke is one of the most devastating medical incidents that a person can suffer, reducing everyday life functions and impacting the quality of life. If you’ve suffered a stroke, then you might find yourself unable to work and struggling to pay your medical bills and searching for a way to support your family. In [...]

January 26th, 2017|Social Security|0 Comments

5 Reasons Why You Can Be Denied Disability Benefits

When you’re applying for Social Security disability benefits following an injury, there are a lot of factors to consider to ensure that your application is approved. Many people don’t realize exactly how many reasons there are for an application to be denied, leaving some unprepared for the possibility that they won’t receive their needed benefits. [...]

January 24th, 2017|Social Security Disability|0 Comments

Will Parkinson’s Disease Qualify For Disability Benefits?

Since Parkinson’s Disease, also known as PD or Parkinsonian Syndrome, is a motor system disorder, it mainly affects a person’s movement. The most well-known symptoms of PD are tremors, but there are lesser-known symptoms that are associated with the disorder as well: impaired coordination, stiffness, changes in speech, and dementia in later stages. It is [...]

Is Asthma Considered For Disability Benefits?

People with asthma can have difficulty breathing properly because of abnormal contractions of the bronchial tubes. Symptoms of this disorder include chest tightness, coughing, wheezing, and having shortness of breath. A lot of sources can trigger an asthma attack, too, including irritants in the air, allergies, cold air, exercise and cold viruses. Even emotional upsets [...]

November 10th, 2016|Social Security Disability|0 Comments

Can Stroke Victims Apply For Social Security Disability?

Strokes are caused by a blood vessel either being blocked or rupturing in the brain. Either of these occurrences result in a dramatic reduction of blood flow to the brain, often causing serious injury. Although many people can recover from a stroke, others suffer lifelong impairment and may have significant difficulty with their vision, communication [...]

November 3rd, 2016|Social Security Disability|0 Comments