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Social Security Disability

Can You Go on Disability for Anxiety?

An alarming number of Americans suffer from anxiety – many of them dealing with it in private. Anxiety affects 40 million adults in the United States, equating to approximately 18% of the population.  For many, anxiety can affect their daily lives by making it harder to do even elemental tasks. This may also include essential… Read more

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Social Security Disability

How Hard is it to Get on SSDI?

In the United States, millions of people currently receive social security disability insurance (SSDI). The benefits for SSDI exist for individuals who are no longer able to work due to a physical or mental disability. While this seems like a cut and dried process on the surface, there are quite a few stipulations that go… Read more

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Social Security Disability

Can My Chiropractor Put Me on Disability?

Nearly eight percent of all adults in the United States report persistent or chronic back pain. For many, the pain and limitations are so severe that they cannot perform the duties of their jobs.  When someone cannot work for an extended period, they may qualify for social security disability benefits (SSDI). Back pain is a… Read more

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Social Security Disability

What Happens to My SSI if I Get a Sum of Money?

There are life events that happen that may cause you to come into a sum of money. Whether it be from an inheritance, legal matter, lottery winnings, or another fortunate scenario, it’s important to assess your situation when it happens. For example, if you are currently on Supplemental Security Income (SSI), an increase in overall… Read more

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Social Security Disability

Do Doctors Have to Fill Out Disability Paperwork?

If you’ve suffered an injury that will keep you out of work for at least 12 months – potentially much longer – you may qualify for social security disability (SSDI). The SSDI benefits you could receive are based on how much you have paid into the system through the years. The more extensive your work… Read more

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Social Security Disability

What is the Disability Approval Rate in Wisconsin?

When you need social security benefits, time is of the essence. Having a disability that no longer allows you to work a steady job means that your usual flow of money is not coming in. Getting approved and receiving social security disability (SSDI) benefits is vital.  Due to the sensitive time aspect of SSDI benefits,… Read more

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Social Security Disability

What Can My Doctor Provide to Help Me Get Approved for SSDI?

Medical Source Statement from a Doctor Can Help with Approval Applying for social security disability benefits can be a complex process, which isn’t helpful to someone in need. Having an attorney assist with the process from the start – or if you’ve been denied benefits – can significantly increase the chances of being approved.  Your… Read more

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Workers Compensation

Workers Compensation: How Do I Know When to Go Back to Work?

Can I Get a Settlement from Workers’ Compensation If I Go Back to Work? For anyone hurt at work, workers’ compensation benefits can provide much-needed finances in a time of need. And while you may feel better getting back to work, it’s essential to make sure that you are in a condition to do so. … Read more

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Social Security Disability

Will the Social Security Administration Look at Your Facebook Page?

Monitoring of Benefits Recipients by the SSA For many individuals, getting approved for social security disability benefits is a life-changing event. And whether you had been struggling to get approved for some time, or were approved right away, keeping those benefits for the duration that you need them is crucial.  Due to the importance of… Read more