Social Security Disability for Partial or Total Blindness 

Social Security Disability for Partial or Total Blindness  Whether you are totally, legally, or partially blind, you may be eligible for the Social Security Administration’s Disability benefits for the blind. In order to qualify, the SSA requires that your vision loss be quite significant and be present in both eyes. Those blind in one eye are  … Read more

SSDI and PTSD

PTSD and Social Security Disability Insurance  Post–traumatic stress disorder, also known as PTSD, is an anxiety disorder caused by a traumatic event. People who witness or experience an event that triggers intense horror, helplessness, or fear, sometimes develop PTSD as a result.  Just because you experience trauma, doesn’t mean that you’ll definitely develop PTSD; most  … Read more

SSDI and Congestive Heart Failure

Social Security Disability and Congestive Heart Failure Congestive heart failure can make working a job dangerous, which makes it challenging to continue full-time employment. However, not being able to keep a traditional job can cause financial issues. Rather than letting this turn into an endless cycle, Social Security disability benefits may help with the situation. Individuals suffering from congestive  … Read more

SSDI and Psoriatic Arthritis

Social Security Disability and Psoriatic Arthritis Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Severe psoriatic arthritis and joint pain can be quite severe and when it causes an individual to be unable to work, they can be considered for disability benefit. There is no disability listing for psoriasis but Social Security Administration (SSA) will classify any disability that  … Read more

SSDI and Kidney Failure

SSDI and Kidney Failure Any kind of kidney disease can be painful, cause serious complications, and require great deals of money to treat. This can make many patients unable to work and earn the income that they are used to. Because of this, the Social Security Administration (SSA) offers disability benefits that can be used to deliver needed financial  … Read more

SSDI and Cancer

Social Security Disability Benefits & Cancer Cancer is a leading cause of loss of the ability to work and therefore ranks highly as a reason for Social Security application. There are certain types of cancers such as thyroid, esophageal, liver and pancreatic which are really aggressive and limiting. If these are presented as the basis  … Read more

What if My Disability Attorney Made a Mistake on My Case?

What if My Disability Attorney Made a Mistake on My Case? Despite what popular culture may tell you, lawyers are human. They may be well-versed in the law, but they’re still going to make mistakes. But what if they make a mistake that costs you your disability case? You spent money on an attorney to  … Read more

SSDI and Depression

Social Security Disability Insurance and Depression Depression occurs in various forms and is to some extent the body’s natural way of dealing with imbalances in different spheres. If left untreated for long periods of time, it could become an illness that causes disability to an otherwise functional individual. In the United States today, depression tops  … Read more

SSDI or SSI and HIV/AIDS

Social Security Disability and HIV/AIDS While it’s not the death sentence it was in the ‘80s and ‘90s, HIV and AIDS is still something you don’t want to live with. Besides the societal shame in having the disease, despite the circumstances of how you contracted it, the gradual failing of your immune system can lead  … Read more

Social Security Disability and Back Injuries

Social Security Disability and Back Injuries The highest numbers of Social Security disability applications due to physical illness or injury are for back problems. While disability examiners will have numerous cases to assess on a daily basis, disability benefit is not approved for intermittent or moderate back pain which many people experience when they get  … Read more