First-responders have one of the more difficult jobs on the planet. They must show up to scenes where the worst tragedies happen. They deal with events that are much too shocking for most people to handle. They are a special type of person. But it is important to remember that they are people and, though … Continue reading First Responders and Mental Disability
As described by the Mayo Clinic: Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It causes inflammation of your digestive tract, which can lead to abdominal pain, severe diarrhea, fatigue, weight loss and malnutrition. Inflammation caused by Crohn's disease can involve different areas of the digestive tract in different people. Any physical or mental ailment … Continue reading Can I Claim Disability If I Have Crohn’s Disease?
You may have heard that under the current administration there will be changes to the work requirements associated with Medicaid. What has actually happened is that the current administration has made this a state level decision. So, if your state seeks no changes to the work requirement, then nothing will change. Currently, the states that … Continue reading Will the Work Requirement Changes for Medicaid Affect Florida?
Requiring the need to use one of the these devices definitely limits the amount of jobs a person can do. Many, if not most jobs require a person to be able to move fluidly at their work place, stand on their feet for hours and lift objects. A person who needs a wheelchair, walker or … Continue reading Does Using a Cane, Walker or Wheelchair Help my Disability Case?
When something as important as your social security case is in your immediate future, it is best to have as much information as possible. We created this article with some helpful tips that may give your case a better chance. We suggest you read our previous article Five Point Checklist Before Applying for Disability if … Continue reading Tips to Help You Win Your Social Security Disability Case
Going into any new situation, a person likes to be as prepared as possible. It helps to know as much information as you can for an upcoming event, especially one as important as your social security hearing. We have compiled this list of things you can expect to happen at your hearing: You will be … Continue reading What You Can Expect at Your Social Security Hearing
In 1990, a law was passed that made it illegal to discriminate against people with a disability. It is officially named Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. This was the very first legislation of is kind. Since then, many thousands of disabled people have been employed in the work place. The enforcement of this law and … Continue reading Your Rights as a Disabled Employee
As part of this legal blog, we like to give free advice regarding legal matters that relate to social security and disability. As part of this blog we also like to keep our readers informed of any changes that are made to the laws regarding social security. This article will specify six such changes that … Continue reading Social Security Changes in 2019
This question comes up from time to time. Many people are aware that the American with Disability Act protects people who are physically disabled from being discriminated against. But it also protects people who are mentally challenged as well. In fact, psychiatric disorders are the second most frequently cited disability by those filing a discrimination charge. … Continue reading Are Psychiatric Patients Protected under the ADA?
The purpose of this blog is to share free information with our readers. In this post, we want to delve a little more into disability hearings in the state of Florida. There are roughly 11 million residents in Florida. About 460,000 of these residents receive some sort of disability social security. To receive this type … Continue reading Florida Social Security Disability