If you have found out that you have heart disease, it can be a devastating moment in your life. Perhaps you were having difficulty breathing or felt pain in your chest. Maybe you had a heart attack and found out about the disease after the fact.
Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) benefits are important for people who are hurt and who cannot work. Those who seek SSDI typically have put in time at their jobs and receive disability based on their work history.
Every year, the Social Security Administration (SSA) releases information about changes to the Social Security program. One of those changes that you may be interested in learning more about is how much you'll be able to receive in Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits.
You applied for Social Security Disability (SSD), and you thought you'd done everything you could to make it clear that you have a serious disability. You've struggled with your finances, learned to live with less and are just looking to get the financial security you deserve back.
If you want to obtain Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, you will need to fill out an application and wait for an approval. If you receive a letter of denial, you might be surprised and frustrated. The letter will have information on why your request is being denied, which can be helpful when making an appeal.
The Social Security Administration rejects a large percentage of the initial claims for Social Security Disability benefits in Kansas City. If you receive a rejection, however, you do not need to accept it as final. You have the right to appeal the SSA's decision. There are several appeal levels you might need to go through before your claim is successful. The first of these levels is the reconsideration.
When you hear the word "disability" you probably think of someone with an obvious medical issue that requires assistance for daily chores and tasks. However, disabilities are not always so cut and dry. Many people suffer from serious disabilities that aren't immediately evident to others. The Mighty explains these hidden disabilities, along with providing tips on how to be a good ally to a person with a less obvious, but still serious, medical issue.
Being witness to or a victim of a traumatic episode causes a wide range of mental and emotional effects. This condition is known as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which can be disabling for some people depending on the details surrounding an incident. The American Psychiatric Association explains some of the symptoms of PTSD and how this mental condition is often treated.
Many in Kansas City may believe anxiety to be something that every working professional has to deal with. Yet for many of those that we here at The Law Office of Michael J. Joshi have worked with in the past, they anxiety is such that it seriously impedes their ability to work. If this describes your current situation, then you may also be experiencing additional stress at the thought of not being to provide for yourself and your loved ones due to your anxiety keeping you from working. You will be happy to learn, however, that anxiety is indeed listed among the disabling conditions recognized by the Social Security Administration.