Disability and Diseases

SSA Disability for Myotonic Dystrophy

While we have written before about Muscular Dystrophy, this post specifically discusses SSA Disability for Myotonic Dystrophy. If you or someone you care for is unable to work due to DM read on for how the Social Security Administration will evaluate your claim for disability benefits. Myotonic Dystrophy (a.k.a. dystrophia myotonica, myotonia atrophica or myotonia [...]

Disability Benefits for Polymyositis

This post discusses disability benefits for Polymyositis. If you are unable to work due to this rare disorder, read on for how the Social Security Administration will evaluate your claim for benefits. Polymyositis is a muscle disease (similiar to an autoimmune disorder) in which the body attacks it's own muscles. In most cases, the cause [...]

Lyme Disease and Social Security Disability

This post discusses Lyme Disease and Social Security Disability. If you are unable to work due to Lyme Disease read on for how the Social Security Administration will evaluate your claim for disability benefits. Lyme Disease is caused by a bacteria that is transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected blacklegged tick (deer [...]

Arachnoiditis and Social Security Disability

This post discusses Arachnoiditis and Social Security Disability. If you or someone you care for is suffering from Arachnoiditis read on for how the SSA will evaluate your claim for disability. When the arachnoid, a membrane that protects the nerves of the spinal cord, becomes inflamed the result is severe stinging, burning pain and neurological [...]

Is Stiff Person Syndrome a disability?

This post discusses disability for Stiff Person Syndrome. If you or someone you care for has been assessed with Stiff Person Syndrome, read on for how SSA will evaluate your claim for disability benefits. This post is not intended as medical advice regarding Stiff Person Syndrome. If you are having symptoms of Stiff Person Syndrome, [...]

Social Security Disability for Hidradenitis Suppurativa

This post discusses if you can receive Social Security Disability for Hidradenitis Suppurativa . The Bishop Law Firm represents Social Security Disability clients in North Carolina and we do not get paid unless we win your case. Call us, ( 919 615-3095 ), for a free case review. Types of Social Security Disability Benefits There [...]

Disability Benefits for Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia

This post discusses Social Security Disability benefits for Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia. The Bishop Law Firm represents disability clients in Raleigh, NC and surrounding areas. Call us today for a free case evaluation at (919) 615-3095. Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT or Osler-Weber-Rendu Disease) HHT is a genetic disorder that affects blood vessels. Blood vessels that join arteries [...]

Social Security Disability for Mycosis Fungoides

This post discusses Social Security Disability for Mycosis Fungoides. Read on if you or someone you care for is unable to work because of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. According to the National Cancer Institute, Mycosis fungoides is a disease in  which lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell) become malignant (cancerous) and affect the skin. Mycosis fungoides is [...]

Disability for Central Cord Syndrome

This post discusses disability for Central Cord Syndrome. If you or someone you care for is unable to work due to Central Cord Syndrome read on for how Social Security will evaluate your claim for disability. Types of Social Security Disability Benefits SSA offers two types of benefits for disability claimants: Social Security Disability Insurance [...]

Social Security Disability for Marfan Syndrome

Social Security Disability for Marfan Syndrome If you or someone you care for is unable to work due to Marfan Syndrome read on for how Social Security will evaluate your claim for Social Security Disability. What is Marfan Syndrome? According to The Marfan Foundation, Marfan Syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects the body’s connective [...]

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