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March 2015 Archives

Should you worry about getting a concussion? Doctors say yes

If you've ever received a blow to the head, then you'll want to continue reading today's blog post. That's because, whether it was a simple bump on a low hanging cabinet in your kitchen or you were knocked unconscious while playing sports, pretty much any concussion can lead to brain damage, which can have long-term effects that you should know about.

Can SSA garnish my disability checks to pay child support?

Imagine for a moment that you are a recently divorced parent. Your finances are precarious now that you are separated from your spouse but your disability creates another problem for you: it makes you unable to work and therefore unable to rebound from the impending financial crisis you are soon to face. You realize though that you have an option: applying for Social Security disability benefits.

Can a child with juvenile arthritis get disability benefits?

Did you know that juvenile arthritis is just one of "more than 100 different diseases or conditions" that make up the family of musculoskeletal disorders? According to the Arthritis Foundation, juvenile arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation in the joints and typically occurs in children age 16 and younger.

Your SSD application and you right to legal representation

As we have said before on this blog, the application process for Social Security Disability Insurance is an exhaustive one filled with requirements, steps that must be followed meticulously, and a complex system of federal laws that may not be obvious to the average person. If we've said it once, we'll say it again: you never have to go through the application process for disability benefits alone. A lawyer can help.


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