Is Diabetic Neuropathy / Peripheral Neuropathy an Official Disability?

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy can affect many bodily functions, though it most often affects the nerves in the lower extremities, leading to pain, numbness, and weakness in the legs and feet. For some, the effects of diabetic neuropathy are mild; for others, they are debilitating. If you were diagnosed with diabetic peripheral neuropathy and are unable to work, you may be eligible to receive social security disability (SSD) benefits.

When Can Depression Qualify for Social Security Disability?

Depression is one of the most common mental health disorders in the United States. For some depression severely and negatively impacts their ability to fully participate in activities of daily living and leaves them unable to work. Individuals who suffer severe depression may be eligible for social security disability benefits.

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What Other Benefits Can I Get With Social Security Disability?

If your income was your family’s sole or primary source of support, you may worry whether those benefits will be sufficient to cover your monthly expenses. Depending on the circumstances, you may be eligible to receive other benefits to supplement what you receive from social security disability.

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Spinal Stenosis And Applying For Social Security Disability Benefits

To qualify for SSD benefits based on a diagnosis of spinal stenosis, applicants must meet each of the criteria listed in the SSA’s disability blue book, with appropriate imaging to support the diagnosis and its negative effect on the ability to work. Do you suffer from Spinal Stenosis and are you considering applying for SSD Benefits? Learn more about the process in this blog post.

By |2022-05-10T15:47:48-05:00May 3rd, 2022|Blog, SSD, Various diseases and conditions|Comments Off on Spinal Stenosis And Applying For Social Security Disability Benefits

How Can I Get Disability Benefits for Anxiety?

Though difficult, it is possible to successfully obtain disability benefits for anxiety. This can be done by either meeting or exceeding the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) criteria for anxiety or through a medical-vocational allowance.

By |2022-04-25T13:21:36-05:00April 25th, 2022|SSD, Various diseases and conditions|Comments Off on How Can I Get Disability Benefits for Anxiety?

What to Expect During A Social Security Disability Hearing in Federal Court

For Social Security disability claimants deep in the appeals process, a Social Security Disability Hearing in federal court is the last stop on the road to obtaining disability benefits. So what makes for a good case in federal court such that you have a shot at winning your appeal?

By |2022-04-25T10:33:10-05:00April 21st, 2022|Appeals, Blog, SSD|Comments Off on What to Expect During A Social Security Disability Hearing in Federal Court

What Happens After You Get Approved for Benefits

First, congratulations! You can now breathe a sigh of relief knowing your monthly disability benefit check will soon be on its way. But you’re also probably wondering – what now? Here’s what to expect after you get approved for benefits.

By |2021-10-05T15:46:41-05:00September 22nd, 2021|Application process, Blog, SSD|Comments Off on What Happens After You Get Approved for Benefits

What Should You Know About The Federal Appeals Process for A SSD Case?

Appealing a denial of Social Security Disability (SSD) can be a long and stressful process. However, the last step in the appeals process is the level where most disability applicants are ultimately awarded benefits. Before giving up on your case, consider appealing your denial to a Federal District Court.

By |2021-07-27T17:29:31-05:00July 25th, 2021|Appeals, Blog, SSD|Comments Off on What Should You Know About The Federal Appeals Process for A SSD Case?