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WHAT QUESTIONS WILL THE JUDGE ASK AT MY DISABILITY HEARING?

Are you wondering what questions the disability judge will ask at your SSA hearing? Don’t worry, an SSA hearing is nothing like an impeachment hearing. You are the main witness, but you will not be grilled with questions like they do to witnesses on television. SSA hearings are informal. They are also private, which… Read More »

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HOW TO BUILD MEDICAL RECORD EVIDENCE FOR YOUR DISABILITY CASE

Medical record evidence in your disability case is the single most important thing in your SSD case. Building that medical evidence is the best thing you can do to help yourself win SSD and SSI benefits. At Cannon Disability Law, we can help you build your case. Unfortunately, many people who apply for disability… Read More »

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OBESITY & DISABILITY SOCIAL SECURITY RULING 19-2P

SOCIAL SECURITY RULING 19-2P – OBESITY & DISABILITY Obesity is a disability that can prevent you from working. If you are off work for more than 12 months, then you can apply for disability benefits. Over the years, the SSA’s rules regarding obesity have changed multiple times. For example, in the past, one could… Read More »

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THE IMPORTANCE OF MEDICAL RECORDS IN YOUR DISABILITY CASE

THE SSA NEEDS MEDICAL RECORDS AT EVERY LEVEL OF THE DISABILITY CASE It is paramount that you understand the importance of collecting all of your medical records when you apply for disability benefits. You can apply for disability benefits online at the Social Security’s website. When you first apply for benefits, you should include… Read More »

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BLACK LUNG DISABILITY BENEFITS

BLACK LUNG DISEASE If you have black lung disease or Coal Workers Pneumoconiosis, you may be eligible for disability benefits under the federal Black Lung program. Black lung disease is observable on chest x-ray and CT scans. If you have black lung disease, then your chest x-ray or CT scan will show pulmonary nodules… Read More »

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SSA USES SIX DOMAINS TO DESCRIBE CHILDHOOD DISABILITY

 WHAT ARE THE SIX CHILDHOOD DISABILITY DOMAINS ? In order to win SSI or childhood disability benefits, you must be familiar with the six domains the SSA uses to describe childhood impairments. The six domains are listed and outlined below. If your child’s disability does not meet a listing, then one can turn to… Read More »

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YOU HAD A HEART ATTACK? CAN YOU GET DISABILITY?

HEART ATTACK AND DISABILITY BENEFITS You had a heart attack and you want to know if you qualify for disability benefits. It is a good question. And the answer depends on whether your heart condition impacts your ability to function.  A heart attack can be a serious, disabling event. Some people will recover within… Read More »

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POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER & WINNING DISABILITY

WHO EXPERIENCES POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD)? Although Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is often associated with Veterans who experience the trauma of war. Many people can have this disease, even if they are not Veterans. Those who experience violence, such as spousal abuse, physical abuse, or sexual abuse, can carry the diagnosis of PTSD…. Read More »

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WORST MISTAKE PEOPLE MAKE AT THEIR DISABILITY HEARING

DON’T MAKE THIS BIG MISTAKE AT YOUR DISABILITY HEARING What is the worst mistake people make when they have a disability hearing before an Administrative Law Judge? Believe it or not. THEY DON’T SHOW UP! You may be shocked to find out that many people, despite ample notice, miss their disability hearing. This is… Read More »

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