Social Security

  • Lupus - Social Security Disability Lawyer

    Can I Get Social Security Disability Benefits for Lupus?

    Lupus (also known as systemic lupus erythematosus) is an autoimmune disorder where your body attacks its tissues and organs.  It can impact your kidneys, heart, lungs, brain, and blood.  This can result in inflammation, joint pain, fatigue, skin lesions or rashes, headaches, dry eyes, photosensitivity and more.  Lupus symptoms vary a lot depending on what tissue or organs are attacked and the frequency and severity of the flares.  Signs and symptoms of lupus may start out as an annoyance but b

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  • Can I Get Social Security Disability Benefits for Parkinson’s Disease?

    Can I Get Social Security Disability Benefits for Parkinson’s Disease?

    Parkinson's disease (PD) is a progressive disorder that affects the nervous system and the parts of the body controlled by the nerves. Symptoms start slowly and may appear as a tremor in just one hand. While tremors are common, the disorder may cause stiffness, slowing of movement, decreased coordination (trouble standing and walking), and difficulty speaking clearly. Other problems may accompany Parkinson's disease, including: Depression Emotional changes Trouble swallowing and chewing Urin

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  • SSDI Claimant in Syracuse, New York

    Can I Get Social Security Disability Benefits if I Suffer From IBS?

    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder that affects the stomach and intestines. Symptoms include cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, and diarrhea or constipation, or both. IBS can also cause stress and anxiety. IBS is a chronic condition, and some people suffer severe symptoms that make it difficult to work. If you suffer from IBS and it interferes with your ability to work, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. Contact Us Today How do I prove

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  • Social Security Disability Attorneys in Syracuse, NY

    How Medical Evidence Affects Your Social Security Disability Claim

    Strong medical evidence is key for having your Social Security Disability (SSDI) claim approved. The Social Security Administration (SSA) has specific criteria and guidelines for evaluating whether your disability qualifies you for benefits. You must prove the severity of your medical condition and its impact on your ability to work. If compiled and presented correctly, medical evidence can provide objective documentation of how your condition fulfills the SSA’s criteria. Contact Us Today Th

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  • SSI Lawyer in Syracuse, New York

    SSA Releases Final Rule Omitting Food From In-Kind Support and Maintenance Calculation in SSI Cases

    On March 27, 2024, SSA published the final rule “omitting food from in-kind support and maintenance calculations”. This is good news for SSI recipients who have had their benefits reduced because they receive food from others. SSA noted, “disabled individuals are more likely to be food insecure, and this policy change will remove critical barriers to receiving informal food assistance from friends, family, and community networks of support”. This rule provides that SSA will no longer consider f

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