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New Commissioner, New Proposals, Old Issues

Posted on August 1st, 2019 by Francis Jackson

Let’s start with the basics: the Social Security system is critical to life in the United States. As of May, 2019, more than 68 million Americans receive some benefits from Social Security – either retirement, disability or survivors benefits, or Supplemental Security Income. Social Security keeps millions of Americans out of poverty and for many […]

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Strokes – Debilitating But Not Totally Disabling?

Posted on July 1st, 2019 by Francis Jackson

Surprisingly, the level of impairment needed to meet the Listing of Impairments for stroke patients is quite challenging, making it difficult for some to get Social Security disability benefits. As with all medical conditions, disability is based upon the symptoms from a medical condition, and the proof as to how those symptoms impact a person’s […]

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Proving Disability for Asthma

Posted on June 1st, 2019 by Francis Jackson

Spring should be an enjoyable season. But high temperatures can be devastating for those predisposed to asthma and respiratory illnesses. Between pollution and pollen, it is hard to catch a break. A difficult attack can be enough to push a fragile person over the edge into disability.    Under Respiratory System – Medical Listing 3.03, […]

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Huntington’s Disease Can Be Fast Tracked, But…

Posted on May 1st, 2019 by Francis Jackson

Huntington’s disease is a genetic inheritance disease of the brain that results in the degeneration of the brain’s neurons. This disease causes uncontrolled movements, mood swings and the loss of cognitive abilities. There is currently no cure for Huntington’s disease, but medications can help manage the emotional and physical symptoms. Under Social Security’s regulations, people […]

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Reasons to Hire Veteran’s Benefits Attorneys; Get Help in Ohio

Posted on March 31st, 2018 by Francis Jackson

Before you determine the best way to hire veteran’s benefits attorneys, the first step is to determine why you need them. Ohio residents who were injured and disabled while serving in the armed forces have rights. While you aren’t required to seek legal counsel during any claims or appeals processes, it can prove beneficial. Difference […]

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