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Receiving Disability Benefits For Breast Cancer Under A Listing

Individuals with breast cancer may be eligible to receive disability benefits. There are three ways that Social Security approves eligibility for disability benefits. The first way, qualifying for a Compassionate Allowance, was discussed in a past blog [insert link]. The applicant may also be approved for benefits by meeting the requirements of the disability listing

Receiving Disability Benefits For Breast Cancer Under A Listing 2017-09-19T22:51:24+00:00

The Sheltered Work Exception To Substantial Gainful Activity

An experienced disability attorney may ensure that any applicant fully takes advantage of the rules intended to help individuals obtain eligibility for disability benefits. Do you have a potential disability claim? To improve your chances of meeting all of the requirements for the allowance of a claim (and avoiding the denial of benefits), retain the

The Sheltered Work Exception To Substantial Gainful Activity 2017-08-22T16:47:02+00:00

Substantial Gainful Activity And Disability Cases

The central inquiry underlying whether an individual is disabled is his or her capacity to engage in "Substantial Gainful Activity" (SGA). For the non-blind disabled, the concept of SGA applies to Social Security (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. SGA for blind individuals does not apply to SSI. Simply, if an individual is able to

Substantial Gainful Activity And Disability Cases 2017-08-21T11:40:34+00:00

Identifying Your Disability Under The Listing Of Impairments: Musculoskeletal System – Part 2: Diagnosis & Examples

If you have a musculoskeletal impairment, i.e., some inability to walk or move that impairs your ability to perform everyday activities, such as the functions related to your job, you may have a disability that meets the criteria of the Listing of Impairments (the "Listings"), which enumerate the impairments considered severe enough to prevent an

Identifying Your Disability Under The Listing Of Impairments: Musculoskeletal System – Part 2: Diagnosis & Examples 2017-05-04T04:10:06+00:00

Identifying Your Disability Under The Listing Of Impairments: Musculoskeletal System – Part 1: Loss Of Function & Pain

Do you have a musculoskeletal impairment, i.e., some inability to walk or move that impairs your ability to perform everyday activities, such as the functions related to your job, you may have a disability that meets the criteria established by the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Listing of Impairments (the "Listings"). The Listing of Impairments lists

Identifying Your Disability Under The Listing Of Impairments: Musculoskeletal System – Part 1: Loss Of Function & Pain 2017-05-02T12:07:00+00:00

Substantial Gainful Activity Thresholds For 2017

The central inquiry in determining whether an individual is disabled is if he or she can engage in "Substantial Gainful Activity" (SGA). If an individual's earnings are below the SGA threshold, he or she may receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). If you work for wages, SSA will simply examine gross income

Substantial Gainful Activity Thresholds For 2017 2017-03-15T19:47:40+00:00

Identifying Your Disability Under The Listing Of Impairments: Cardiovascular System

Do you have a cardiovascular impairment that impairs your ability to perform everyday activities, such as performing the functions related to your job? You may have a disability that meets the criteria established by the Social Security Administration's Listing of Impairments (the "Listings"). The Listing of Impairments lists impairments considered severe enough to prevent an

Identifying Your Disability Under The Listing Of Impairments: Cardiovascular System 2017-02-16T15:42:14+00:00

Eye On The SCOTUS: Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District

One of the challenges of being an attorney is keeping current on changes in the law. At the Sullivan Law Office, we take great pride in the legal research skills of our attorneys. Whether it is staying focused on the changes and trends in federal or state law, the attorneys at the Sullivan Law Office

Eye On The SCOTUS: Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District 2017-02-15T11:46:29+00:00

Identifying Your Disability Under The Listing Of Impairments: Respiratory Impairments

Do you have a respiratory condition that impairs your ability to perform everyday activities, such as performing the functions related to your job? You may have a disability that meets the criteria established by the Social Security Administration's Listing of Impairments (the "Listings"). The Listing of Impairments lists impairments considered severe enough to prevent an

Identifying Your Disability Under The Listing Of Impairments: Respiratory Impairments 2017-01-31T17:00:06+00:00

Evaluating Disability Under The Social Security Act

The Social Security Act (the "Act") and Social Security Administration's ("SSA") implementing regulations provide rules for determining if an individual is "disabled" under the Act. The SSA's criteria for determining disability may differ from the criteria used in other public and private disability programs. You are disabled under the Act if you are unable to

Evaluating Disability Under The Social Security Act 2017-01-27T18:45:24+00:00