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Get Rid of Those Sleepless Nights because you Can’t Work, Your Rights to Social Security Disability Benefits and Breast Cancer

Did you know that one and eight women suffer from breast cancer? If you become disabled as a result of breast cancer, you may be entitled to Social Security Disability benefits if you can’t work. At The Law Office of Nancy L. Cavey, Social Security Disability attorneys who specialize in breast cancer Social Security Disability cases, we know how the treatment for breast cancer can leave you exhausted mentally, physically and emotionally. Side effects of medication can also lay you low. For more information on your rights to Social Security Disability benefits for breast cancer, contact Kenneth City and Pinellas...

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Depression and Your Rights to Social Security Disability Benefits

If you are suffering from depression, you may be entitled to Social Security Disability benefits. The Social Security Administration uses a five step sequential evaluation to determine entitlement to every claim for Social Security Disability benefits but, a claim for depression is different. If you are suffering from depression and are unable to work, you must prove the following: 1. Your depression must prevent you from doing any kind of work for at least twelve months. 2. Your depression must be considered severe. 3. You must meet a listing under the Social Security Administration rules for depression. If you don’t, as...

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Problems You Might Have While Traveling while Recieving Social Security Disability Benefits

If you are a United States citizen you can continue to receive Social Security Disability payments while outside the United States so long as continue to qualify for them. But if you travel to North Korea, Cambodia, Cuba and regions of the former Soviet Union, your payment will be withheld but will restart again once you return to the United States. The United States government considers being outside the United States: “for travelling for more than 30 days in a row in a location that is not in the United States.” You can visit countries...

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Give Me Five Minutes and I will Explain Why You may Entitled to Social Security Disability Benefits for Skin Conditions

Skin disorders may become so bad that you may unable to work. Your skin is the largest organ in the human body. And any condition affecting your skin can make your life miserable. Skin disorders are listed on the Social Security Administration (SSA) List of Impairments that may make you eligible for Social Security benefits. They include: 1.      Ichthyoids 2.      Bullous Disease 3.      Chronic Skin Infection/Chronic Mucus Membrane Infections 4.      Dermatitis 5.      Hidradenitis Suppuratida 6.      Genetic Photosensitive Disorders like Xeroderma Pigmentosum 7.      Burns The Social Security Administration will evaluate each of these skin conditions to determine how it impacts you ability to work. They will consider the following: 1. Severity...

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Arthritis and Your Rights to Social Security Disability Benefits

Arthritis which effects over 40 million Americans according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention is one of the most common causes for disability in the United States. There are over 100 different types of arthritis which can be related to wear and tear of the cartilage, inflammation, over active immune system and other causes. Regardless of the cause, arthritis pain can be disabling and can prevent you from working. If your doctor has diagnosed you with arthritis and has told you that you should no longer work, you should consider applying for Social Security Disability benefits. Join countless others for...

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Fibromyalgia and Your Claim for Social Security Disability Benefits

Fibromyalgia affects more than 6 million people in the United States. You may be entitled to Social Security Disability benefits if you suffer from Fibromyalgia. Nancy L. Cavey, Pinellas and Hillsborough County Fibromyalgia Social Security Disability Benefits claims denied attorney has represented numerous individuals in their Social Security Disability claims for Fibromyalgia. It is important if you are a Fibromyalgia sufferer to not only get the treatment that you deserve but to tell your story so that your symptoms are well documented in your medical records. This will also help you with your Social Security Disability application. At the American Foundations Spotlight on...

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I Do Not Have Enough Work Credits to be Covered For Social Security Disability, Am I Out of Luck?

If you don’t have enough work credits to be insured for Social Security Disability benefits, take heart. You may qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI), which is a disability program that is based on your income and resource levels. If you have any questions about the current income or asset limits of the SSI disability program, you should contact your local Social Security office. Remember that certain assets are not includable in the calculation, such as your primary vehicle and residence. The Law Firm of Nancy L. Cavey, based in Pinellas County, can assist you with your denied Social Security Disability claim....

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Why Won’t Some Lawyers Help Me File My Initial Application?

table.MsoNormalTable { font-size: 11pt; font-family: "Calibri","sans-serif"; } At Cavey and Barrett, we believe that you should have representation to help you file your initial application for Social Security Disability benefits. Unfortunately many attorneys only accept Social Security Disability claimants after they have received a denial of their Social Security Disability claim. Sharon Barrett, a former Social Security Administration attorney, knows that turning away someone who needs help with the Social Security Disability application process is like telling someone who doesn’t know how to cook to get into the kitchen and contact the fire...

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Do I Have To Be Disabled for Six Months Before I Can Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits?

table.MsoNormalTable { font-size: 11pt; font-family: "Calibri","sans-serif"; } No, the definition used by the Social Security Administration is that you have to be disabled for a period of not less than one year. You don’t have wait for six month or even a year before you apply for Social Security Disability benefits. If you have a condition that is disabling and is expected to last for at least a year, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits. Sharon Barrett, a Port Richey, New Port Richey, Dunedin, Social Security Disability denied lawyer, can answer...

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Social Security Administration and Your Medical Records

table.MsoNormalTable { font-size: 11pt; font-family: "Calibri","sans-serif"; } The Social Security Administration is taking bids to development and/or use information technology to get electronic health records for people who are claiming Social Security Disability benefits. The Social Security Administration sends over 15 million requests per year for medical records to medical providers, and as we at Cavey and Barrett know, it can weeks or even months to get your medical records. The Social Security Administration is testing health information exchanges with facilities so that they can gather medical records electronically. At Cavey and Barrett, we hope that...

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