Social Security

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    Can I Get Disability Benefits if I Suffer From an Autoimmune Disorder?

    Yes. Autoimmune disorders such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, vasculitis, ankylosing spondylitis, and scleroderma present some of the most medically complex disability cases. If you suffer from an autoimmune disorder that prevents you from working you may qualify for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. MCV Law can help you to apply for these benefits or handle your appeal if your claim has been denied. Our Social Security Disability lawyers help disabled workers and their families t

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    How to Improve Your Chances of Winning Your SSD Case

    If you decide to handle your disability case on your own, here are some tips to help increase your chances of having your claim approved: 1. Be as thorough as possible with your initial application. List all your doctors, medications, medical conditions, and background. Sometimes you may or may not realize that all your conditions combine to make you unable to work, in the eyes of Social Security. 2. Immediately appeal if your case is denied. Most cases are initially denied. This does not

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    What Disabilities Can You Get Social Security Disability Benefits For?

    How does the Social Security Administration evaluate my claim? If you have a disability that has become debilitating enough to keep you from working, you may be entitled to Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. Once you file a claim, the chances of it being approved by the Social Security Administration will depend on how you prove the severity of your disability and its impact on your ability to work. The Social Security Administration takes into account 5 main factors when evaluating an

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  • Can You Collect Social Security Disability Benefits and Workers' Compensation Benefits at the Same Time?

    Workers' Compensation Offset If you are eligible, it is possible to receive both Workers' Compensation and Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits at the same time. However, if you are receiving Workers' Compensation benefits and file for SSD benefits, your SSD benefits may be reduced. Social Security law provides that you may only receive up to 80% of your average current earnings (ACE) between SSD and Workers' Compensation. If your SSD and Workers' Compensation benefits are over 80% of your

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  • Social Security Disability Neck Pain Blog

    Can I Get Social Security Disability for Neck Pain?

    Can I Get Social Security Disability for Neck Pain? In order to qualify for Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) benefits for neck pain or neck problems, you must either meet the requirements of one of Social Security's official disability listings or prove that they don't have the capacity to return to work because of their neck pain or doctors' restrictions. Meeting a Musculoskeletal Disability Listing for Neck Problems The Social Security disability listings for musculoskeletal diso

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