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    Tips to Help Win Your SSDI Claim: Setting Up a Helpful Medical Record

    You are never “OK”, “doing good”, or “fine” The likelihood of your claim being approved will largely depend on medical evidence. Every time you go to your doctor’s office you are asked “How are you feeling today?” The knee jerk answer, “I am fine” or “I’m OK” can cause problems for your Social Security case. Your doctor could report your answer in their notes as “the patient is doing ok” or “he is feeling fine” or “he has no complaints”. You can’t go back and fix this. If you were fine, you

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    Forced to Retire Due to Disability? You may be eligible for SSD benefits.

    If you are in your 60s and can no longer work due to an injury or illness, you may be considering taking early Social Security retirement benefits at 62. You may be better off applying for Social Security Disability benefits. If you were born after 1960, you receive your full Social Security Retirement benefits at age 67. While SSA allows you to start taking early retirement at age 62, your benefits would be at least  25% less than if you waited until you reached full retirement age. If you s

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    Social Security Disability Benefits for Heart Disease / Cardiovascular Conditions

    If you have heart problems that are severe enough to keep you from working, please know that you have the potential to secure ongoing income through Social Security Disability benefits. Depending on the severity, there are several cardiovascular conditions that can qualify you for these payments, including many that are specifically listed by the Social Security Administration. The Social Security Administration uses a Listing of Impairments (the “Blue Book”) to classify different health cond

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    Social Security Disability Lawyer Serving Cortland, NY

    If you are experiencing a disability that has become debilitating enough to keep you from being able to work, you could be entitled to Social Security Disability benefits. Through a dedicated payroll tax, you have already paid into the Social Security Disability system. When a disability prevents you from continuing to work any longer, money can come back to you in the form of SSD benefits. However, even if you have such a disability, it can be difficult to secure the benefits that you are en

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    Social Security Disability Lawyer Serving Oswego, NY

    If you have a disability that is severe enough to keep you from working, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits. Over the course of your career, you have automatically paid into the Social Security system through a dedicated payroll tax. Now that you have developed a condition that prevents you from being able to continue working, some of that money can come back to you in the form of regular payments from the Social Security Administration. Even if you have a physical,

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