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HIV and Social Security Disability Benefits | Immune System Disorder

The Social Security Administration has had a difficult time addressing the criteria for Immune System Disorders such as HIV infection, Auto Immune Disorders, Systematic Lupus, Erythematosus (SLE) Sclerodrma, Connective Tissue Disease, Polymyositis, Dermotomyositis, Inflamatory Arthritis and Sjogren’s Syndrome. On June 16, 2008 the Social Security Administration enacted changes to the Immune System Disorder listing which are effective and applied to any case pending on or after that date. This will be effective for eight years and will then be reevaluated. If you suffer from an Immune System Disorder listing, you should check out the immune system disorder...

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Arthritis and Your Social Security Disability Benefits | SSD Lawyer in Florida

What: Arthritis and Your Social Security Disability Benefits Claim Arthritis and other chronic joint diseases are incredibly painful. The American Pain Foundation has a unique, educational campaign called “Making Sense of Pain Relief” that will help provide you with information about arthritis or chronic joint symptoms. At Cavey and Barrett, it is not uncommon for us to represent Americans who suffer from arthritis and chronic joint symptoms in their Social Security Disability claim. You may be entitled to Social Security Disability benefits if you suffer from arthritis or chronic joint symptoms. You can join countless other in learning...

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Almost Three in Ten of Today’s 20 Year Olds Will Become Disabled Before 67

Did you know that almost three in ten of today's 20 year olds will become disabled before reaching age 67? One in Seven of today’s 20 year olds will die prior to age 67; which is the full retirement age for people born in 1960 or later. Many of those who become disabled will become eligible for Social Security Disability benefits. If you or a family member has questions about your rights to Social Security Disability benefits, contact Social Security Disability claims attorney Sharon Barrett, based in Pinellas County....

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Are You Old Enough for Social Security Disability? Florida Social Security Disability Lawyer

Being unable to work and being found disabled are two different things. The Social Security Administration uses a grid system as apart of the Five Step Sequential Evaluation which is heavily weighted based on age. If you are under the age of 45 or 50 and you can’t do your past jobs or work full time at any regular job, you should be entitled to Social Security Disability benefits. It is easier to be found disabled as you get older. If you are over age 50 and have a severe impairment that keeps you...

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Sopranos Actor Involved in Insurance Scam | Social Security Disability Lawyer Tampa

What: Social Security Disability Scam Who: Former Soprano Actor Raymond Franza In a recent news article about a Social Security scam, Former Sopranos actor Raymond Franza is accused of claiming nearly $13,000 in Social Security disability benefits and never telling the government he was also getting $4,000 a month in private insurance payments from State Farm Insurance. Franza was involved in a car accident that caused the disability claim. The car crash happened in the spring of last year, authorities said. Franza was injured enough to apply for disability coverage through the Social Security Administration and,...

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What Is Medically Determinable in Your Social Security Case? Florida Tampa Social Security Disability Lawyer

What: Social Security Disability Term " Medically Determinable " In an article about Social Security disability, a great post was made about what is medically determinable in a Social Security Disability case. You need to know what this term means and what and how it can effect you in your Social Security Disability case. As taken from the article, "A medically determinable physical or mental impairment is an impairment that results from anatomical, physiological or psychological abnormalities which can be determined by medically acceptable clinical and laboratory diagnostic techniques."  This term in plain language...

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With Job Losses Disability Claims Grow | Florida Tampa Social Security Disability Lawyer

What: Job Loss Sends Disability Claims Soaring Who: MSNBC Article Area: Social Security Disability Benefits In a recent article by MSNBC, disability claims have soared due to the lack of jobs and people being laid off from their jobs. According to the article which highlights a man that had lost his job due to the economy and could not hold his own at work, he is now filing for Social Security due to his ability to not be able to work. The article states that "According to the Social Security Administration, which runs the two main federal...

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Learn About Sciatica | Social Security Disability Lawyer in Tampa Florida

Sciatica is severe low back and leg pain that is caused by pressure or irritation of the sciatic nerve. What is the sciatic nerve? The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in your body. It comes out of the spinal canal at your lower buttock area and travels down the leg. You have one in each leg. The sciatic nerve can be compressed, irritate or stretched and can cause severe low back and leg pain. The pain will often radiate to your knees calves and even your feet. If you suffer from Sciatica, you...

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Ticket to Work Program | Social Security Disability Benefits and Your Right to Work | St. Petersburg SSDI Attorney

What: Learn about the Ticket to Work Program If you are on Social Security Disability benefits and would like to return to work you might be eligible for the ticket to work program. This program allows people with Social Security Disability access to approved prior vocational rehabilitation services that are paid by the Social Security Administration to help you get vocational rehabilitation and training to help you do other kinds of work that’s different from what you’ve done in the past. If you are on Social Security Disability benefits and are thinking about a return...

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Herniated Discs and Oreo Cookies | Common Disability Injuries | Disability Lawyer in Florida

Think of your spine as a stack of Oreo cookies discs are like the cream in the Oreo cookie, discs allow for flexibility of your spine. If you take an Oreo cookie on press down on the cookie with your fingers the cream will bulge out of the cookie. That’s like a bulging disc. If you squeeze hard enough on the Oreo cookie, the cream will squirt out, that is like herniating your disc. The causes of disc bulging and herniation can include: 1.     Age 2.     Sudden violent movements 3.     Work injuries 4.     Sports injuries 5.     Motor vehicle injuries 6.     Repetitive ripping...

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