10 Hidden Disabilities You May Have Overlooked

10 Hidden Disabilities You May Have Overlooked

Ruth was a very private person. She didn’t reveal much about her health to anyone, even close friends and family members. They were shocked when Ruth’s condition worsened, and she applied for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Like Ruth, many Americans suffer from hidden disabilities. It’s easy to overlook the following disabilities. #1.  Auditory Conditions…

9 Immune System Disorders That Might Qualify for SSDI

9 Immune System Disorders That Might Qualify for SSDI

The Social Security Administration pays disability benefits to people with serious medical conditions that prevent them from working. One program that provides these benefits is Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Social Security maintains the Listing of Impairments (Listing), which contains a list of medical conditions that might qualify for SSDI. Section 14 of the Listing…

8 Secrets That Social Security Attorneys Wish Their Clients Knew

8 Secrets That Social Security Attorneys Wish Their Clients Knew

It’s great when clients who come to meet with us already know a little about Social Security benefits. The following secrets might help when you meet with our Social Security attorneys. #1.  The Denial Rate Is High. After going through the lengthy process of applying for benefits, you will get a letter from the Social…

Chronic Pain Disability or Not

Chronic Pain: Disability or Not?

Maya felt that no one understood her physical condition. She suffered chronic pain every day but soon learned that people did not really understand the difference between chronic pain and acute pain. The final straw happened when Maya had to quit her job. The loss of financial support was just one more obstacle she had…