What to Do if Your Disability Application is Denied

Applying for SSDI can be a very confusing process. All of the information requirements must be met, or your chances of getting denied increase. Some things the board will want to know is if the applicant: has recently been employed and has been paying FICA is still working is gainfully employed ($1220+) If you have … Continue reading What to Do if Your Disability Application is Denied

Does OCD Qualify Me for Disability Benefits?

OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) is a brain disorder in which the sufferer constantly ruminates with obsessive thoughts as well as sometimes having to carry out "rituals" in order to temporarily relieve anxiety. These rituals usually include, but are not limited to, checking and rechecking locks, a perpetual washing of the hands, touching certain items, retracing … Continue reading Does OCD Qualify Me for Disability Benefits?

Does Using a Cane, Walker or Wheelchair Help my Disability Case?

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?

Tips to Help You Win Your Social Security 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

Are Psychiatric Patients Protected under the ADA?

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?

Can Chronic Pain Qualify You for Long Term Disability?

Many employers offer LTD (Long Term Disability) benefits for those people injured on the job. But what about chronic pain that has developed over time and now makes it impossible for you to work? This is an area where there has been some confusion. People get their claim rejected all the time for chronic pain. … Continue reading Can Chronic Pain Qualify You for Long Term Disability?

Mental Disorders and Social Security Disability

It is widely known that mental disorders can be just as debilitating as physical disorders. After all, the brain is what runs the entire body. Often times people with mental disorders (and their families) are not clear if their condition will allow them to qualify for disability benefits. In this article we will go over … Continue reading Mental Disorders and Social Security Disability