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How will the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Affect my Social Security Disability Claim? - How will the Coronavirus (COVID-19) affect my Social Security disability claim? The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has impacted many aspects of our lives and the Social Security disability claims process is no exception.  With the closing of the Social Security Administration (SSA)’s […]
Be Careful of What You Do and Say at Your Social Security Disability Examination - Be careful of what you do and say at your Social Security disability examination.  There is a high probability you will be asked to attend a physical and/or mental examination for the Social Security Administration (SSA) when you apply for […]
Can I receive social security disability if I cannot sit for long? - Can I receive Social Security disability if I cannot sit for long?  The Social Security Administration (SSA) looks at a variety of things when determining if you can work, and the length of time you are able to sit is […]
Can I Receive Social Security Disability If I Have Panic Attacks? - Can I receive Social Security Disability if I have panic attacks?  Many of my clients diagnosed with an Anxiety-Related Disorder have panic attacks.  Due to the severity, frequency, and unexpected onset of a panic attack, it may be difficult or […]
What Happens To My Disability Claim If I Pass Away? - What happens to my disability claim if I pass away?  A sad reality of many disability claims is that a person applying for disability benefits may pass away before their claim is resolved. A disability claim can sometimes take two […]
What You Do in Your Spare Time Matters When Trying to Get Social Security Disability - What you do in your spare time matters when trying to get Social Security disability.  The big question when trying to get Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and/or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits is whether you can work a full-time […]
Will My Doctor Testify at My Social Security Disability Hearing? - Will my doctor testify at my Social Security disability hearing?  It is very rare that a treating physician will take the time to appear at your hearing.  Unless you have a personal relationship with your physician, you will probably find […]
Torn Rotator Cuffs and Your Social Security Disability Benefits - Torn rotator cuffs and your Social Security disability benefits.  A torn rotator cuff can not only be painful, but can limit your ability to lift, push, pull, and reach.  Your capacity to work can be greatly diminished, especially when the arm […]
How Much Will My Social Security Disability Payments Be? - How much will my Social Security disability payments be?  This is a question I hear very often.  It is an important question, but not one that is easily answered until you win your claim.  There are many factors that go into […]
How Much Will My Social Security Disability Payments Be? - How much will my Social Security disability payments be?  This is a question I hear very often.  It is an important question, but not one that is easily answered until you win your claim.  There are many factors that go into […]