FIBROMYALGIA AND DISABILITY BENEFITS

DISABILITY BENEFITS AND FIBROMYALGIA Fibromyalgia is a medical condition that the Social Security Administration recognizes for purposes of disability benefits. You can obtain Social Security disability benefits from the SSA if you have Fibromyalgia and are unable to work. However, you must show that you have a medically determinable impairment. Likewise, you must prove that […]

APPLYING FOR DISABILITY BENEFITS

APPLYING FOR SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY BENEFITS Applying for SSD and SSI benefits can be stressful because you may not know what you need. Likewise, you may not know what questions the SSA will ask you when you apply. The most important thing you can do is begin your application. You can apply online at the […]

Dianna Cannon, J.D. – Social Security Disability Attorney – Featured in Attorney at Law Magazine 2018

DIANNA CANNON, SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY ATTORNEY Featured in Attorney at Law Magazine, Dianna Cannon has been practicing Social Security Disability Law for more than 30 years. “I help people get their Social Security Disability benefits,” she explains. “I handle Veteran’s Disability cases and Black Lung Disability claims as well. But mostly, I handle Social Security Disability […]

HYPOPLASTIC LEFT HEART SYNDROME (HLHS)

Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) is a rare congenital heart defect. When a baby is born with HLHS, the left side of the heart is severely under-developed. The affected structures of the heart can include the mitral valve, left ventricle, aortic valve, and the aorta. Because the left side of the heart is unable to […]

OCTOBER IS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS Breast Cancer Awareness is important in order to cure the disease. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. It is important to raise awareness about this type of cancer because early intervention can save lives.  In the U.S., approximately 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer. Statistics indicate that in the […]

SSA Fraud Investigations Waste Taxpayer’s Money

THE SSA’S FRAUD INVESTIGATIONS The SSA investigates people who apply for SSD benefits. How do they chose who to investigate? Most fraud allegations come from SSA employees. In fiscal year 2014, the SSA received more than 121,000 fraud allegations and more than 58,000 (almost half) of those came from SSA employees. In other words, when […]