Mental Disorders and Social Security Disability in Texas

Mental Disorders and Social Security Disability in Texas

  Can I qualify for disability benefits if I am suffering from a Mental Illness? If you are suffering from a Mental Illness you may qualify for Social Security Disability benefits. The Social Security Administration has specific language and conditions

Appealing the denial of disability benefits for Psychosis – Help from a Disability Lawyer

Appealing the denial of disability benefits for Psychosis – Help from a Disability Lawyer

  If you are suffering from Psychosis you may qualify for disability benefits, if you have been denied benefits you should consider appealing the decision. Psychosis is a symptom defined by impaired thought and emotions leading to loss of touch

Epilepsy and filing SS Disability Claims

Epilepsy and filing SS Disability Claims

  If you experience epileptic seizures, you may qualify for Social Security Disability Epilepsy is surprisingly common. Nearly 4% of Americans will develop epilepsy, making it the fourth most common neurological disorder. Seizures are the defining symptom of epilepsy, however,

Cerebral Atrophy and filing a Disability Claim

Cerebral Atrophy and filing a Disability Claim

  The SSA does not specifically recognize cerebral atrophy in its listing of impairments. However, many of the underlying causes of cerebral atrophy are listed. Cerebral atrophy means shrinkage and a loss of connection between neurons. Some degree of cerebral

Physical Disabilities can lead to Mental Health issues

Physical Disabilities can lead to Mental Health issues

  Many applicants for Social Security disability benefits have both physical and mental disabilities. Several recent studies suggest links between depression and a variety of serious physical ailments such as cancer, back pain, and Multiple Sclerosis. Many individuals with physical

Denied Social Security Disability? The Video Appeal Hearing

Denied Social Security Disability? The Video Appeal Hearing

  The Representative Video Project – helping to reduce SSDI claims backlogs If you are filing a Social Security disability appeal you may be asked to attend a video hearing with an Administrative Law Judge. It’s estimated over 6,500 Americans

Veterans and Disability

Veterans and Disability

  Disabled Veterans may be entitled to receive benefits. Disability benefits are a financial lifeline to those who are unable to work. Social Security provides a safety net for those who become ill or injured and can no longer provide

Finding Help for Depression

Finding Help for Depression

  If you are suffering from depression help is available. It is very difficult to get better on your own. Depression is the most widespread disability. Despite its prevalence, there is a negative stigma associated with the disease. An estimated