Should I Give Up on my Disability Claim if my Health Improves?

This is a question we get from time to time. The answer we give is always the same. An improvement in health does not necessarily guarantee that it will continue improving or stay improved. Often times there can be improvements before the full weight of the disability is thrust back on the disabled person. Disability … Continue reading Should I Give Up on my Disability Claim if my Health Improves?

How Long Do Long-Term Disability Benefits Last?

Today we will be discussing long-term disability (LTD) benefits and exactly how long they last. First we need to describe exactly what LTD benefits are. LTD policies exist to basically supplement income lost for those who have been hurt and are unable to work or people who are not able to work any longer for … Continue reading How Long Do Long-Term Disability Benefits Last?

Social Security Disability Trial Work Period

Disabled people who are not able to work can apply to receive benefits from the Social Security Administration. Sometimes the injury or disability is permanent and the condition worsens over time. This can leave the individual with the realization that they may never be able to work again. However, for others, conditions do improve and … Continue reading Social Security Disability Trial Work Period

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?

Preparing for a Divorce

Unfortunately, divorce is something that many people will have to go through in their adult life. Nobody can truly be totally prepared for the challenges which present themselves, especially in a contested divorce. But, you can prepare yourself as best as possible. We have created this short article with some tips that an help you … Continue reading Preparing for a Divorce

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?

The Case of Brittany Spears and Her Conservator

Everyone over the age of 20 knows who Brittany Spears is. She is a former teenage pop star who jumped onto the scene in the late 1990's. Her career saw a meteoric rise to fame where she stayed for a decade. There were some very well-documented events concerning her mental health about 12 years ago … Continue reading The Case of Brittany Spears and Her Conservator

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

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