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Disability benefits are there to help cancer victims and others

During 2017, greater than 1 million victims will be diagnosed with cancer worldwide. The large number of cancer victims has a significant impact on families and communities, as well as the lives of victims. In recognition of National Cancer Survivors' Day, the Social Security Administration is raising awareness of its Social Security disability program that is available to help victims of cancer and other illnesses. In addition, the Compassionate Allowances program can be helpful to victims of cancer and other diseases and illnesses receive expedited processing of their claims for disability benefits.

What to do when a disability application has been denied

Social Security disability benefits are important benefits for many disabled individuals and their families which is why it is important for disabled individuals to know what to do when their claim for disability benefits has been denied. Denied claims for Social Security disability (SSD) benefits are not necessarily the end of the process.

Seeking SSDI benefits for loved one can be role of caretaker

With loved ones like parents and grandparents, the cycle of life can turn the roles from caretakers to the cared-for. It is only natural that children look after aging parents and grandparents and look out for their best interests. In some Tennessee families, children are the primary caretakers for their aging elders. One aspect of care taking can be handling their loved one's finances.

Illness can make it difficult to work, SSDI benefits possible

For most Chattanooga residents, illness or injury never seriously affects their life to the point where they cannot work and cannot pay their bills. However, a serious injury or illness can result in that very outcome.

Our attorneys help those with illnesses seek SSDI benefits

When a Tennessean's health is failing, he or she is likely most concerned with feeling better. Undoubtedly, it will be a priority to seek expert medical advice, to undergo thorough testing, and to receive proper and effective treatment. Unfortunately, however, medical care can be expensive.

Blood diseases may qualify one for SSD benefits

Hematological disorders affect the health of a person's blood. As we all rely on our blood for survival, a disease that attacks a person's blood can have severe consequences for a Tennessean. The good news is that a person suffering from a blood disease may qualify for Social Security disability benefits for illness due to their condition.

Tennesseans with liver disease may qualify for SSDI benefits

Liver disease is a serious condition with which many Tennesseans have to contend. It can cause major health repercussions, as well as regular pain and suffering for someone afflicted with the disease. For those persons whom the Social Security Administration determines have chronic liver disease, there may be some help in the form of Social Security Disability Insurance benefits.

Compassionate Allowances provide fast benefits for Tennesseans

Tennessee residents who go through the process of applying for Social Security Disability benefits undoubtedly have serious disabilities and need the help that Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits can provide. Of course, some Tennesseans' disabilities and illnesses are more severe than others. Fortunately, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has a process through which those who are suffering from the most severe disabilities or physical impairments can more quickly obtain benefits.

Will I qualify for SSDI benefits if I have epilepsy?

Epilepsy is a neurological condition. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a person has epilepsy once he or she has had two or more seizures, and the seizures may be of more than one type. Seizures can be debilitating, but, fortunately, there may be help for Tennesseans with epilepsy in the form of Social Security Disability Insurance benefits (SSDI).

Attorneys seek SSDI benefits for clients with mental illnesses

An illness may affect many areas of a Tennessee resident's life, particularly if it is one that a Tennessean has been suffering from for a long time, as may be the case when a person has a mental illness. As this blog reported in a previous post, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits may be available for those Tennessee residents with mental illnesses, whether a person has anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, mental retardation or an autistic disorder.

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