Disability and Diseases

Social Security Disability for Stiff Person Syndrome

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 case. What is Stiff Person Syndrome (SPS)? Per NIH, SPS is a rare condition characterized by fluctuating muscle rigidity in the trunk and limbs and a [...]

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. What is Hidradenitis suppurativa? Hidradenitis suppurativa is a skin condition that causes small painful lumps under the skin in places [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Social Security Disability for Autoimmune Disorders

This post discusses Social Security Disability for Autoimmune Disorders. If an autoimmune disorder is preventing you or someone you care for from working read on for how Social Security will evaluate your claim for disability benefits. According to the AARDA, autoimmune diseases affect the lives of up to 50 million Americans. There are several types of autoimmune [...]

Social Security Disability for Metastasis

This post discusses Social Security Disability for Metastasis. If your doctor has informed you that your cancer has metastasized read on for how SSA will evaluate your claim for disability benefits. (Also read Cancer and Social Security Disability) Cancer has many forms but usually is found in a specific place in the body when initially diagnosed [...]

Psoriasis and Social Security Disability

This post discusses Psoriasis and Social Security Disability. If Psoriasis is preventing you or someone you care for from working read on for how SSA will evaluate your claim. Psoriasis is a common skin condition that affects the life cycle of skin cells. Psoriasis causes cells to build up rapidly on the surface of the skin. [...]

Disability Benefits for Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

This post discusses disability benefits for Deep vein thrombosis (DVT). If you are unable to work due to DVT read on for how SSA will evaluate your claim for disability. Deep vein thrombosis occurs when a blood clot forms in one of more of the deep veins in your body, usually the legs. DVT can [...]

SSA Disability Benefits for Psychosis

This post discusses SSA Disability Benefits for Psychosis. If you or someone you love has been assessed with psychosis or a psychotic disorder read on for how Social Security will evaluate your claim. Psychosis is a symptom, not an illness itself. In simple words, psychosis means that you have lost contact with reality. Psychosis can [...]