Can you get Disability for Liver Cancer? – Help from a Long Term Disability Lawyer

Can you get Disability for Liver Cancer? – Help from a Long Term Disability Lawyer

  If you have Liver Cancer you may qualify for disability benefits. Liver cancer is one of the most deadly forms of cancer. Only 17% of people who receive a liver cancer diagnoses are alive after 5 years. If the

Can I qualify for SS disability with Kidney Disease? –Help from a Texas disability lawyer

Can I qualify for SS disability with Kidney Disease? –Help from a Texas disability lawyer

  If you have Kidney Disease you may qualify for disability benefits. Kidney disease can make it difficult to work. Patients who require a kidney transplant are automatically eligible for benefits for the year after their transplant. Those who require

Can I get Disability Benefits with Acid Reflux Disease?

Can I get Disability Benefits with Acid Reflux Disease?

  If you have acid reflux disease you may be wondering if you can get Social Security or long term disability benefits. Gastroesophageal reflux disease rarely qualifies for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits or Long Term Disability benefits on its

History of Disability in America: 1935 (Social Security) – 1990 (Americans with Disabilities Act)

History of Disability in America: 1935 (Social Security) – 1990 (Americans with Disabilities Act)

  Further progress for Americans with Disabilities As discussed in Part 1, Franklin D. Roosevelt created the Social Security program in 1935. The program didn’t provide support to the disabled, but it helped set an important precedent. Prior to this

What To Do When Someone I know becomes Disabled Part 2

What To Do When Someone I know becomes Disabled Part 2

  DISABILITY LAW – What To Do When a Client or Someone I know becomes Disabled – Part 2 By Greg Reed This is Part 2 of a speech presented by Bemis, Roach & Reed partner Greg Reed at the

Texas 211- Understanding Assistance Programs

Texas 211- Understanding Assistance Programs

  211 Texas – The emergency help phone number for essential human services. Everyone knows that in an emergency, you can dial 911 for police, fire and EMS services. There is another number you can call if you have a

Medical Equivalence – If your Disability is not listed by the Social Security Administration

Medical Equivalence – If your Disability is not listed by the Social Security Administration

  What to do if your particular disability is not in the SSA’s list of covered disabilities. Social Security’s Guidelines, also known as the Blue Book, lists many conditions that qualify for disability benefits. However, not everything that could possibly

Alcohol Dependence and Qualifying for Disability Benefits

Alcohol Dependence and Qualifying for Disability Benefits

  Alcoholism and filing a claim for Disability Benefits Alcoholism is covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you have suffered from the disease of alcohol use disorder you may be eligible for disability benefits.   The Contract with