Being incarcerated is a highly challenging experience for anyone. But for prisoners with disabilities the system is particularly unforgiving. America has the highest incarceration rate in the world, with 693 prisoners per 100,000 people. People in prison are three
What are the main reasons Long Term disability claim appeals are denied? For Long Term Disability claims only a certain number of appeals are allowed. The law greatly favors insurance companies, making it difficult to win on your own.
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
If you are applying for disability benefits it is important to have an understanding and responsive physician on your side. About twenty percent of Americans live with some form of disability. Roughly ten percent of Americans collect benefits for
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
An article on Gizmodo recently claimed that being single is now a disability. The headline, while partially true, is potentially misleading. No, unfortunately, your dating status won’t make you eligible for benefits. What has happened is that the World
If you cannot earn $1,130/mo because of an injury or illness, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits. The Social Security Administration defines disability by the inability to earn over the substantial gainful activity limit (SGA).
Your Hearing Could Impact How Much Back Pay You Are Entitled To An upcoming Social Security Disability Insurance hearing can be a nerve-wracking event. Months of waiting, mountains of paperwork, and a byzantine system of denials and appeals all
Having a hip replaced may qualify you for disability benefits. A hip replacement is a major surgery that can cause significant pain and inconvenience to the patient. In cases where a hip replacement is expected to result in an
Social Security has a listing for cystic fibrosis, meaning if the applicant meets the standard for the listing, they are approved for benefits. Many diseases are the result of poor lifestyle choices. It is a well-known fact that inactivity,