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TIPS ON WINNING YOUR NEVADA MENTAL HEALTH CASE

NEVADA CASE THAT SHOWS TREATING PHYSICIAN’S OPINION DUE GREAT WEIGHT The Nevada case, Ryan v. Commissioner of Social Sec., 528 F.3d 1194 (9th Cir., 2008), is important for individuals who have a mental health disability.  In the Ryan case, the ALJ disregarded the medical opinion of claimant’s treating mental health doctors. Ryan’s doctor found… 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. Black lung disease can be seen on chest x-ray and CT scans. If you have black lung disease, your chest x-ray or CT scan will show pulmonary nodules in your lungs. If you have… 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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NEVADA DISABILITY BENEFITS

Disability Process in Nevada If you live in Nevada and need disability benefits, you also need an attorney.  Most people who are suffering from a disability and can no longer work should apply for disability benefits. Fortunately, the federal government offers two programs to help you. The first is SSD benefits.  Social Security Disability… Read More »

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SSA WANTS TO LIMIT YOUR RIGHT TO AN IN PERSON HEARING

You may receive an SSA notice that limits your right to an in person hearing. The SSA sends out this notice for you to sign so they can schedule your hearing as a video hearing.  This means that your judge may not live in your area. As such, the judge may not be familiar… Read More »

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How To Appeal A Disability Denial From The SSA

You received a denial of your disability application in the mail and you are wondering how to appeal. The first thing to realize is that you should not give up your case. Even if you feel upset or angry at the SSA, you cannot give up the fight after one or two denials of… Read More »

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The Burden To Prove Disability Is On You

Many people who apply for disability benefits think that they will be awarded benefits if they simply explain their disabling impairment to a Judge.  But the SSA system doesn’t work like that. The law clearly states that the person applying for disability benefits has the burden to prove they are disabled and they must… Read More »

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We Can Help You Apply For Benefits

IF YOU HAVE MENTAL IMPAIRMENTS SEEK HELP TO APPLY FOR BENEFITS You need to apply for benefits, but the SSA’s application process is difficult to understand on your own. The SSA requires you to complete an application form, submit medical records, and complete work reports.  If you have symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Bipolar… Read More »

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Lost Your Case At The Hearing? What Are Your Options?

Did you go to your hearing with an administrative law judge and lose?  It doesn’t feel good to get an Unfavorable Decision in the mail, after waiting two years to get a hearing, sending in all of your medical records, and going through the stress of a hearing.  The SSA is now only granting… Read More »

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How To File A Request For Reconsideration

DID THE SSA DENY YOUR APPLICATION? How do you file a request for reconsideration if you received a denial from the SSA?  Some people make the mistake of thinking they should give up. Do not give up, because the majority of people are denied once they file their application for disability benefits. People are… Read More »

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