Woman with a fracture at the doctor's office.

4 Types of Musculoskeletal Injuries that May Qualify for You for SSD

From multiple sclerosis (MS) to anxiety, there are many different injuries and illnesses that can qualify you for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. You can find all of these conditions listed in the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Blue Book. These conditions are categorized under different sections, including the musculoskeletal system.  It’s important to understand that…

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Grandmother helping grandson with disability.

Helping Your Loved One with a Disability

Receiving a diagnosis of a chronic illness is without a doubt life-changing. Unfortunately, those who receive such news are by no means alone. In fact, per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 60 percent of adults in the U.S. battle a chronic illness, with 40 percent battling two or more. This can often…

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Can Drugs or Alcohol Affect My Disability Claim?

Over the years more and more people have changed their viewpoints on addiction from a purely criminal act to a disease. There’s no doubt that addiction to drugs and alcohol can majorly impact just about every aspect of your life. You may find your addiction interfering with your relationships or even your ability to do…

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The Top 5 Reasons Your SSD Benefits May Be Terminated

For the millions of Americans battling a disability, Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits can be life-changing. Receiving money each month can often be the difference between food and shelter and hunger and homelessness for those who are partially or totally unable to work. With so much at stake, the last thing an SSD recipient would…

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