Close Menu

Tag Archives: ssd attorney

PULMONARY EMBOLISM & DISABILITY

WHAT IS A PULMONARY EMBOLISM? A pulmonary embolism (PE) is a blood clot in the lungs. This can occur when the blood vessels that supply blood to the lungs become blocked. First, the blood clot forms in the legs or the pelvic area. Next, the clot travels to your lungs. When a blood clot… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

SCOLIOSIS & PROVING DISABILITY

WHAT IS SCOLIOSIS? Scoliosis is the abnormal curvature of the spine. If the curvature is severe it can cause disabling pain and limitations. The severity of your scoliosis depends upon the amount of your spinal curvature. In order to have the diagnosis of scoliosis, your spine must curve abnormally to the side and have… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

SICKLE CELL DISORDERS & DISABILITY

WHAT IS SICKLE CELL ANEMIA? Sickle cell anemia (SCA) is a blood disorder that can result in disability. Cannon Disability Law can help you win disability benefits if you have sickle cell disorder. Contact us today for a free consultation. If you have sickle cell anemia, then your  body creates red blood cells that… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

LIVER CANCER & SSD BENEFITS

WHAT IS LIVER CANCER? Liver cancer occurs when your liver cells divide aggressively multiply and create tumors. The liver tumors demonstrate that you have liver cancer. In the United States, more than 40,000 people are diagnosed with liver cancer each year. Worldwide, more than 800,000 people are diagnosed with this cancer each year. Liver cancer… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

COVID & DISABILITY BENEFITS

Over 1 million people have died of Covid-19 in the United States. Worldwide, that figure is currently over 6 million deaths. The impact on everyone cannot be overstated. In addition to losing lives, good health, and jobs, people had trouble managing stress. Unfortunately, Covid-19 has a disproportionately higher effect on the disability community. Individuals… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

MULTIPLE MYELOMA & DISABILITY BENEFITS

Multiple myeloma is a rare, but serious, form of blood cancer. The exact cause of multiple myeloma is unknown. However, it starts with one atypical plasma cell which then multiplies in the bone marrow. This results in cancer cells. The  cancerous myeloma cells don’t have a typical life cycle. Instead of multiplying and then… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

ACUTE LEUKEMIA & DISABILITY BENEFITS

Acute Leukemia is a rapidly progressing cancer that qualifies you for Social Security disability benefits. Acute Leukemia starts when a cell changes and becomes a leukemia cell. Because it no longer matures the way it should, it grows out of control. Often, it divides to make new cells faster than normal. Leukemia cells also don’t… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

NEW COMPASSIONATE ALLOWANCES

In 2022 and 2021 there were new Compassionate Allowances. The Compassionate Allowances initiative allows Social Security to quickly identify severe medical conditions that meet the criteria for disability benefits. Because the diseases on the list are so disabling, the SSA wants to pay benefits as soon as possible. Every year, new compassionate allowances are… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

WHAT IS AN UNSUCCESSFUL WORK ATTEMPT?

An unsuccessful work attempt is when you try to work while you are waiting for benefits. But, you aren’t able to work due to your disability. Many people call us, while they are waiting for the SSA to make a decision, and ask if they can make a “work attempt.” Next, they ask if… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY & DISABILITY BENEFITS

Peripheral neuropathy is nerve damage to the nerves outside of the brain and the spinal column. People who experience peripheral neuropathy feel pain. They also feel numbness, weakness, and tingling sensations in their hands and feet. They will often describe the sensation as feeling like “pins-and-needles” or like their hands and feet have “fallen… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

MEDICAID BENEFITS INFORMATION

WHAT IS MEDICAID? Medicaid benefits are healthcare for individuals who have a low-income. Medicaid also provides healthcare to some pregnant women, children, elderly individuals, and women with breast or cervical cancer. The Medicaid  program is paid for from the resources of the states and the federal government. Most importantly, Medicaid is a healthcare benefit… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

COPD DISABILITY BENEFITS

IS COPD A DISABILITY? COPD disability benefits are available if you cannot work due to your severe  COPD symptoms. In order to receive SSD and SSI benefits, your COPD symptoms must be so severe that you cannot work for more than 12 months. This article discusses COPD, when it becomes disabling, and how to apply… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

CONSULTATIVE EXAMINATION TIPS – Medical Evidence Wins Your Disability Claim

WHAT IS A CONSULTATIVE EXAMINATION? After you apply for Social Security Disability benefits or Supplemental Security Income benefits, you may receive a notice in the mail. This notice is scheduling you for a Consultative Examination.  The SSA usually schedules a Consultative Examination during the first six months of the appeals process. For instance, they… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

CROHN’S DISEASE & SSD BENEFITS

Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) which can affect the gastrointestinal tract. Most commonly, Crohn’s disease occurs in the small intestine and the colon. Symptoms often include abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever, abdominal distension, and weight loss. Other complications from the disease that are outside the gastrointestinal tract can include anemia,… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

BIPOLAR DISORDER AND SSD BENEFITS

Bipolar disorder is a serious mental health condition that can be disabling. If your mental health symptoms are severe enough that they keep you from working, then you might be eligible for SSD and SSI benefits. In order to win disability benefits, you must be off work for 12 months or more. Bipolar Disorder… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Contact Form Tab

Quick Contact Form