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Can You Afford an SSD Lawyer?

When you have a disability that prevents you from being able to work, it can feel overwhelming trying to figure out how you’re going to pay your bills. Luckily, Social Security Disability (SSD) is intended to help those very individuals.  In order to receive SSD benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA), you must first…

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woman with PTSD

Can PTSD Qualify You for SSD?

Whether you bore witness to a violent crime, were deployed overseas in the military, or endured treatment for cancer, when you go through a traumatic experience, it can have a long-lasting effect on you.  Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, commonly referred to as “PTSD,” is a mental health condition that often manifests itself through uncontrollable thoughts about…

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What Causes Your SSD Benefits to End?

Collecting Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits can help those who are unable to work due to a condition or disease. Therefore the last thing that individuals with disabilities would want is for these benefits to come to a screeching stop. However, it’s important to understand that under certain situations they’ll be terminated.   You Head Back…

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Diagnosis papers for schizophrenia.

Can I Receive SSD Benefits for Schizophrenia?

When you develop a debilitating condition or you break your back and are unable to work, you can apply for and receive Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. But not every disability can be seen. Sometimes disabilities, such as schizophrenia, are “invisible.” So what happens if you have schizophrenia; can you receive SSD benefits? What is…

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Woman with chronic pain, laying on couch.

Do “Invisible Illnesses” Qualify for SSD Benefits?

For millions of Americans, others can easily see their disabilities. This visibility helps others to understand why they receive the necessary accommodations. However, for millions of others, their disabilities cannot be seen, but are rather considered to be “invisible.” Millions Suffer from Invisible Illnesses If a disability cannot be seen just be looking at someone,…

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