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

Should I file an Appeal if my Social Security Disability claim is denied?

Should I file an Appeal if my Social Security Disability claim is denied?

  If your Social Security Disability Claim is denied you should consider filing an Appeal. Most applications are initially declined, don’t be discouraged and give up. Fight for your claim. The important thing is to understand what you should do

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

Qualifying for Disability Insurance with the Epstein-Barr Virus

Qualifying for Disability Insurance with the Epstein-Barr Virus

  If you have the Epstein-Barr virus and as a result cannot work, you could qualify for disability insurance benefits. Epstein-Barr is one of the most common viruses – it’s actually unusual not to have it. 95% of all people

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

Helpful Assistance Programs and Resources for the Disabled

Helpful Assistance Programs and Resources for the Disabled

  For those with disabilities financial security can be difficult. Fortunately, there are a number of programs and resources in place to help those suffering from disabilities. As many as 20% of Americans have some sort of disability and about

Disability Allowance Rates Continue to Fall

Disability Allowance Rates Continue to Fall

  Is the Social Security Administration doing all it can to stop disability fraud? We often hear that people on SSDI are faking their disabilities and that many receiving disability benefits are just looking for a free ride and really

What is Social Security Privatization? Part 3 – Benefits and Costs

What is Social Security Privatization?  Part 3 – Benefits and Costs

  There are good arguments both for and against the privatization of Social Security. What are the benefits and costs? Entitlement programs have always had a controversial history in the United States. Americans believe in empathy, compassion, and helping your

What To Do When Someone I know becomes Disabled Part 3

What To Do When Someone I know becomes Disabled Part 3

  DISABILITY LAW – What To Do When a Client or Someone I know becomes Disabled – Part 3 By Greg Reed This is Part 3 of a speech presented by Bemis, Roach & Reed partner Greg Reed at the

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