Category Archives: Impairments that Affect Multiple Body Systems

Dog bite injuries and SSDI benefits?

Recently on our legal forum a user asked, “I was mauled by three dogs about a month ago. I suffered severe injuries, and I am unlikely to work again for at least 12 months. I have filed a personal injury lawsuit against the owner of the dog, but I was wondering if I might also qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)? I plan to eventually return to work but need help with income replacement until that happens.”

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Familial Mediterranean Fever and Getting Social Security Disability

Will I be able to get Social Security Disability for familial Mediterranean fever? If this is something that you want to know, it is probably because you have this disorder, and it and/or complications that have resulted from the disorder or other debilitating ailments that you have in addition to familial Mediterranean fever are the reason why you are disabled, unable to work and in need of financial assistance.

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Getting Social Security Disability for Familial Amyloidosis

Can I get Social Security Disability for familial amyloidosis? If you are asking this question, it is probably because you have this disease, and it and/or complications resulting from the disease or other debilitating ailments that you have in addition to it have caused you to be disabled, unable to work and in need of financial assistance.

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Brain injury for less than a year what are my options?

Recently on our disability forum a user asked, “I was hit by a car last month. I have a severe brain injury, a broken leg, and a broken arm. My doctor has stated that I cannot work for nine months. I do not have much money in my emergency savings account. I have been working for about twenty years and paying money for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). I am wondering if I might qualify for SSDI benefits?”

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Car accident injury should I take disability or go back to work?

Recently on our disability forum a user asked, “I was injured in a very severe car accident about a month ago. I have not been able to return to my construction job since the accident. The doctor says I could be out of work for up to one year. I am wondering if I should apply for SSDI benefits or if I should just wait and go back to work.”

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Double amputee will my SSDI benefit increase?

Recently on our disability forum a user asked, “I was approved for SSDI benefits as a single amputee, with blood clots, high blood pressure, and obesity. Now, however, I am a double amputee and have even more limitations. I am wondering if my SSDI benefit will increase now that I am more disabled?”

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HIV and medical information I need to win SSDI?

Recently on our disability forum a user asked, “I have been diagnosed with HIV, and I do not think I can work. I heard that I might qualify for SSDI benefits. What information does the Social Security Administration (SSA) need to evaluate and process my claim? I want to win the first time I apply and not have to appeal my denial over and over again.”

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Closed period SSDI benefits after a car accident

Recently on our disability forum a user asked, “I have been in a serious car accident, and although my prognosis for recovery is positive, it is likely I will be unable to return to work within the next year. I was wondering whether I might qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits even if I am not going to be permanently injured. I heard something called closed period SSDI benefits and wondered if this applies to me.” Continue reading

Can I Get Social Security Disability for Copper Storage Disease

Can I get Social Security Disability for copper storage disease? If this is something you want to know, it is probably because you have this disease, and it and/or complications that have resulted from it or other debilitating conditions that you have along with it have caused you to be disabled, unable to work and in need of financial assistance.

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