Glaucoma Disability – Get help from a long term disability lawyer

Glaucoma Disability – Get help from a long term disability lawyer

  If you have Glaucoma you may qualify for disability benefits Glaucoma is not specifically listed in the SSA’s list of impairments but a long term disability lawyer explains that you may still qualify. Glaucoma is the second leading cause

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

Bulging Disc Back Pain can qualify you for Disability Payments

Bulging Disc Back Pain can qualify you for Disability Payments

  If you are experiencing debilitating bulging disc back pain issues you may be eligible for disability benefits One of the most common reasons people claim Social Security Disability or Long Term Disability benefits is back pain. Back pain can

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

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

ALS Disability Insurance Access Act – Lou Gehrig’s disease

ALS Disability Insurance Access Act – Lou Gehrig’s disease

  Those with Lou Gehrig’s disease may not have to wait as long for disability soon. There is currently a bill in congress which proposes waiving the five-month waiting period for Disability applicants with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or Lou Gehrig’s

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

Gun Ownership Rights for the Disabled

Gun Ownership Rights for the Disabled

  President Obama pushes to add Social Security’s information to the gun background check database. On January 4, the Obama administration released a fact sheet detailing a new executive action regarding gun control. Individuals who the Social Security Administration has