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SSA ELIMINATES INABILITY TO SPEAK ENGLISH FROM DISABILITY PROCESS

The Trump administration is considering a new rule that bars a claimant’s inability to speak English as a factor in the disability review process. This is one of several cuts to the disability program that President Trump is pursuing as part of his assault on disability benefits. Or, what Trump considers to be the… Read More »

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HOW TO BUILD MEDICAL RECORD EVIDENCE FOR YOUR DISABILITY CASE

Building the medical record evidence in you disability case is the single most important thing you can do to help yourself win benefits. At Cannon Disability Law, we can help you build your case. Unfortunately, many people who apply for disability benefits do not understand this simple fact. Instead, they think they can explain… Read More »

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TWO REASONS TO HIRE A DISABILITY ATTORNEY TO WIN YOUR SSD CASE

There are many reasons to hire a disability attorney to represent you in your claim for disability benefits. You may think it costs too much money to hire an attorney. However, if you take a look at the whole picture, you will see that it is worth it. The top two reasons to hire… 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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THE BURDEN TO PROVE DISABILITY IS ON YOU

YOU HAVE THE BURDEN OF PROOF AT YOUR DISABILITY HEARING Most people think it is easy to prove disability to the SSA. Those who apply for disability benefits think they will win benefits at their hearing, if they simply explain their disabling symptoms to the Judge.  But the SSA system doesn’t work like that…. 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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Multiple Sclerosis & Winning Disability Benefits

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS AND SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS Multiple Sclerosis is an auto-immune disease that affects the central nervous system. When an individual suffers from M.S., the insulating covers of the nerve cells in the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves are damaged by a process called demyelination.  The effects of the disease are different for… Read More »

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Reverse Diabetes Through Diet & Exercise

DIABETES TYPE 2 Type 2 Diabetes is a disease that more and more Americans are facing as they age, become less active, and gain weight.  Diabetes is a disease that affects blood sugar in the body and causes blood sugar that is too high or too low. When blood sugar is not under control it… Read More »

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Black Lung Disability Benefits

PNEUMOCONIOISIS OR BLACK LUNG DISEASE Under 20 CFR 718.204 (2), total disability due to pneumoconiosis or black lung can be established by medical criteria, including the results of a valid pulmonary function test, a valid arterial blood gas-test, or by evidence that the miner suffers from cor pulmonale with right-side congestive heart failure. See… Read More »

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NOSSCR States Budget Will Not Solve Backlog

NOSSCR released this article today, indicating that even with the level of funding Obama has requested in his budget, the wait time for a hearing is going to increase for those who have applied for disability benefits. For more information – read NOSSCR’s article below. President Obama released his Fiscal Year 2017 budget proposal on… Read More »

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