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 [...]

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 (or Alibert-Bazin syndrome) is a disease in  which lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell) become malignant (cancerous) and affect the skin. [...]

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 [...]

Can I get disability for autoimmune disease?

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. The Bishop Law Firm represents disability clients in Raleigh, NC and surrounding areas. Call us for a free case [...]

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 [...]