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The Social Security Administration’s Compassionate Allowance List

Like many social security disability applicants, one of your biggest frustrations with the system is how long it takes to reach a decision.  Especially if this is not your first application for disability benefits.  You might wonder if it takes this long for everyone.  The answer is no.  There are some medical conditions that are […]

Applying for Mental Disability Benefits

One of the most challenging areas for both applicant and advocates is working through an application for disability based on mental impairment.   This is particularly true for the applicant who has managed to establish a significant work history while dealing with a mental disorder. The evaluation of disability on the basis of a mental disorder […]

Tampa Social Security Disability Benefits for Seizures

Seizures occur when there is unusual electrical activity in the brain.  Common symptoms include a loss of consciousness, uncontrolled shaking, and sudden mood changes. You may qualify for Tampa Social Security Disability Benefits for Seizures. If you file for Tampa Social Security disability benefits for seizures, the Social Security Administration (SSA) will look closely at […]

Receiving Social Security Disability Benefits for a Mental Disorder

Mental disorders cover an array of conditions including depression, anxiety, personality disorder, autism, intellectual disability, and schizophrenia.  The Social Security Administration (SSA) pays Social Security disability benefits and supplemental security income if the limitations resulting from your mental impairment prevent you from working a full-time job.  Social Security disability benefits are available if you have […]

Obtaining Persuasive Medical Opinion Evidence

When applying for Social Security disability benefits, you will need to prove to the Social Security Administration (SSA) that you have been diagnosed with a medical condition, the medical condition has lasted for at least one year, and you are unable to do substantial gainful work activity. To prove your disability, one of the most […]

What to Expect from Your Lawyer Prior to the Hearing

After what is generally referred to as the intake interview or initial assessment process, you should be aware of exactly why the Social Security Administration and Disability Review denied your claim and how the advocate intends to address it. Notice I said “strengths and weakness.” Claim Weaknesses Every application for disability benefits has both merits and […]

Will You Qualify for Benefits?

If you are unable to work due to a debilitating condition, you may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. To successfully claim for SSDI benefits, you must meet all the requirements set out by the Social Security Administration (SSA), the most important of which in the eyes of Tampa disability benefits lawyers is […]

Obtaining Benefits for Back Injuries

Back injuries can be caused by trauma or occur due to your aging.  Either way, your back injury could be sodebilitating that you are unable to work.  Back injuries are one of the most common type of claims for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, but Tampa back injury lawyers often see these claims denied. Why […]