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

Guardianship of Your Child Should You Ever Become Incapacitated

Most people don't think about the legal work that goes into setting up a guardianship for their own children should something ever happen to them. Maybe its because most people don't want to think about these things. But it happens. Single parents with an estranged spouse should definitely be more aware of these matters. A … Continue reading Guardianship of Your Child Should You Ever Become Incapacitated

Petitioning to Modify Child Support

If you have experienced a drop in earnings and there is not an expected rebound then you may have a case for petitioning to modify your child support. The state's first concern is for the child or children. They want to make sure there is enough money coming to where the child doesn't suffer for … Continue reading Petitioning to Modify Child Support

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

Disability for Children with Learning Disorder or Developmental Delay

Children diagnosed with an "intellectual disorder" may be eligible for SSI to help pay for special education needs and/or medical treatments. Social Security income is designed to help any family with low income pay their bills. Having a child with special needs can be very labor intensive and create extra costs. SSI may be able … Continue reading Disability for Children with Learning Disorder or Developmental Delay

Do My Crippling Panic Attacks Qualify Me for Social Security Disability?

Panic attacks are in the family of diagnosis called "anxiety disorders". These disorders can range from a mild to severe in how they impact the sufferer's life. A popular website on the subject lists the four most common anxiety disorders as: Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) Social Anxiety Specific Phobias Panic It also lists OCD & … Continue reading Do My Crippling Panic Attacks Qualify Me for Social Security Disability?

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