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

Do I Qualify for SSDI? – The Disability Determination Process

Do I Qualify for SSDI? – The Disability Determination Process

How does the Social Security Administration determine if you are Disabled? If you are making a claim to collect Social Security Disability Insurance, the Social Security Administration must first determine that you are actually disabled. There is a five-step process

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

ERISA : The Summary Plan Description – Long Term Disability Lawyers

ERISA : The Summary Plan Description – Long Term Disability Lawyers

  ERISA requires employers to provide participants and beneficiaries with information about available insurance through Summary Plan Descriptions. Long Term Disability (LTD) benefits are disability benefits provided by a private insurer. The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) governs group

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,

Dementia and qualifying for Social Security Disability Benefits

Dementia and qualifying for Social Security Disability Benefits

  If someone you know has dementia they may be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Long Term Disability (LTD) benefits. Dementia is a broad term for mental illnesses which destroy memory and thinking ability. Alzheimer’s is the

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

What is Social Security Privatization? Part 2 – Privatization Abroad

What is Social Security Privatization?  Part 2 – Privatization Abroad

  Other countries have tried privatizing their assistance programs, how has it worked out for them? There are many good ideological arguments both for and against the privatization of Social Security. However, before looking at those, let’s see how privatization

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

SSDI and Enrolling in Medicare- The Two Year Waiting Period (Part 1)

SSDI and Enrolling in Medicare- The Two Year Waiting Period (Part 1)

  Are you wanting to enroll in Medicare after receiving Social Security Disability? After you have been approved for Social Security Disability Insurance, there is usually a two year waiting period before you will be eligible to receive Medicare. Once