Can I qualify for Disability with Arthritis?

Arthritis is a degenerative disorder which affects many people. In fact, in the United States 23% of people suffer from arthritis. That's 54 millions people. Arthritis can affect the sufferer to various degrees. Most people take medicine for their arthritis and are able to cope. But for a minority of arthritis sufferers, it is overwhelming … Continue reading Can I qualify for Disability with Arthritis?

Does Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Qualify as a Disability

A large portion of the American workforce performs most or all of their works tasks on a computer. Years of computer use can lead to a very painful condition in the arm and wrist called "carpal tunnel syndrome". This insidious syndrome is caused by the wear and tear of the wrist and the pathway in … Continue reading Does Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Qualify as a Disability

Can I Receive Disability for Hearing Loss?

Disability benefits are available for people with hearing loss. They are available for people who can still work but are limited by their hearing loss as well as for people who cannot work due to their hearing loss. If you are working you can qualify for benefits under Social Security Disability Insurance benefits (SSDI). If … Continue reading Can I Receive Disability for Hearing Loss?

Military Veteran Options for Disability

Veterans of wars endure physical and mental trauma. When they come back to the United States, they may be unable to work because of injury sustained while deployed. Sometimes, Social Security Benefits may be their only option to receive sufficient income. More Comprehensive Benefits There are systems in place to help Veterans with physical and … Continue reading Military Veteran Options for Disability

What are the Most Common Causes for Disability Insurance Claims?

There can be many reasons a person would need to claim disability. In this article we want to go over the most common reasons people claim disability. This information is gathered from national information resources and not reflective of our own case load. Back Pain - The back is especially vulnerable to injury. Whether it … Continue reading What are the Most Common Causes for Disability Insurance Claims?

Covid-19 and Long Term Disabilities

We have all been saturated with Covid news this year. Every day seems like another story associated with the virus. Most prominently we hear about the rapid onset of symptoms and how quickly it can land some people in the hospital. But, as we get more familiar with this novel disease, we are starting to … Continue reading Covid-19 and Long Term Disabilities

Are Disability Benefits Different Depending on Which State You Live?

Brevard County Florida gets its share of people coming and going. We have a sizable "snow bird" population ie., people that live here during the winter months and live up north during the summer months. We also have people that rotate in and out of the area for many different reasons. In fact, a lot … Continue reading Are Disability Benefits Different Depending on Which State You Live?

What People With Social Security Benefits Should Know About Stimulus Checks

As you have heard, the government has created the CARES Act which set to infuse over $2T into the US economy. This was called a "stimulus action" but in reality it was created to help people pay their bills after the corona-virus put many people out of work and cost others income. People already receiving … Continue reading What People With Social Security Benefits Should Know About Stimulus Checks

Long-Term Disability vs Social Security Disability – What You Should Know

This is a question that comes up all the time. In this article we will go over what long-term disability and social security disability are and then describe how they are different. SSDI - is disability coverage offered through the government. The program, which you pay into your entire adult working life, provides you with … Continue reading Long-Term Disability vs Social Security Disability – What You Should Know

How Covid-19 is Affecting Social Security Disability

During this pandemic, most every business and entity have shut down to prevent the spread of the virus. Many businesses have simply scaled back their activities while still offering customer service. This goes for many government agencies as well. People with disabilities who rely on government assistance are especially vulnerable in times like these. Fortunately … Continue reading How Covid-19 is Affecting Social Security Disability