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

Texas Rated Second Worst State for the Disabled – Comments from a Disability Appeals Lawyer

Texas Rated Second Worst State for the Disabled – Comments from a Disability Appeals Lawyer

  Texas is performing poorly at caring for its disabled residents with serious injuries and illnesses. Over a quarter of people will experience some sort of disability in the course of their lifetime. It is important that those among who

Why do Long Term Disability carriers require you to apply for SSDI? – A Social Security disability lawyer explains

Why do Long Term Disability carriers require you to apply for SSDI? – A Social Security disability lawyer explains

  If you become disabled and need your LTD benefits, your insurer will usually ask you to apply for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits. Roughly one-third of workers are covered by Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance, up from about a

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 you get Disability for Leukemia? – Comments from a Social Security Lawyer

Can you get Disability for Leukemia? – Comments from a Social Security Lawyer

  If you have Leukemia you may qualify for disability benefits. Leukemia is a type of cancer that develops in bone marrow. Healthy bone marrow produces stem cells which become white blood cells, red blood cells and platelets. Leukemia is

Social Security Cost of Living Increase? – Comments from a Social Security Lawyer

Social Security Cost of Living Increase? – Comments from a Social Security Lawyer

  Will there be a Cost of Living Increase for Social Security? On October 2015, the Social Security Administration announced that there would be no Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) for 2016. The COLA is tied to a consumer price index, and