It helps to have a supportive doctor when you file for disability – Advice from a Long Term disability lawyer.

It helps to have a supportive doctor when you file for disability – Advice from a Long Term disability lawyer.

  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

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

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

Can I work while on Disability? – Substantial Gainful Activity – Help from a Texas Social Security lawyer

Can I work while on Disability? – Substantial Gainful Activity – Help from a Texas Social Security lawyer

  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).

Can I get Disability Benefits with Acid Reflux Disease?

Can I get Disability Benefits with Acid Reflux Disease?

  If you have acid reflux disease you may be wondering if you can get Social Security or long term disability benefits. Gastroesophageal reflux disease rarely qualifies for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits or Long Term Disability benefits on its

Qualifying for SS Disability Benefits with Cystic Fibrosis

Qualifying for SS Disability Benefits with Cystic Fibrosis

  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,

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

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,