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Can anxiety disorder qualify you for SSD?

Most in West Palm Beach might assume disabling conditions would only be those that either severely inhibit one's physical abilities or are determined to be immediately life-threatening. Missing from that group are mental illnesses that make accomplishing every day tasks difficult. Mental health issues such as anxiety are often not evidenced by apparent physical symptoms, thus many may think that those struggling with them should be able to deal with while staying employed. Yet as one who deals with anxiety, you understand how it can make fulfilling the tasks associated with a job almost impossible. 

How to address a denied SSI claim

If you have become disabled and unable to work in Florida, you may have submitted a claim for disability benefits. One of these types of benefits is Supplemental Security Income and it is available to people who meet the qualifications which include income limits as well as meeting the criteria for being disabled. Unfortunately, not everyone receives an initial approval of their request for these benefits.

Does your condition qualify for Social Security Disability?

Realizing that you can no longer work due to an injury or medical condition is not easy. Many people in this situation worry about the future. Paying bills and providing for our families gets a lot harder when we can no longer do the work we used to.

Preparation is key when applying for Social Security Disability

Acquiring the government assistance you need when you find yourself unable to work can be a difficult task. Your lifestyle may change significantly all at once, and adding the process of applying for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits can make things even more complicated. But taking a few steps early on can make the process easier and reduce your stress.

Can I get both SSD benefits and workers' compensation?

As the followers of this West Palm Beach, Florida, Social Security disability benefits law firm's blog know, our office represents Florida clients both in obtaining disability benefits through the Social Security Administration and in getting workers' compensation following a work-related accident or illness.

Doctors report promising results from treating MS with stem cells

Multiple sclerosis, like other common types of disabling conditions, is often difficult to treat. This type of illness affects each person differently, and depending on the type of condition and symptoms a person has, it can be a significant challenge to identify effective and safe treatments.

Helping throughout the SSD application process

For many Florida residents, planning for the future means saving money for a trip or retirement, or drafting an estate plan to handle their assets after their passing. It is easy to plan for the likely events in life. However, it is challenging to prepare for events that we never expect. No one imagines to be injured or suffer a serious illness, resulting in a disability. Nonetheless, this unfortunate event happens to many American each year.

What are Compassionate Allowances?

Millions of people in the United States are waiting for the Social Security Administration to make a decision on whether they qualify for disability benefits. In many of these cases, the decision hinges on whether the SSA considers the applicant's condition disabling or not.

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