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A Breakdown of the SSA’s Revised Past Work Evaluation Criteria

The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently updated the disability adjudication process through the final rule “Intermediate Improvement to the Disability Adjudication Process,” published on April 18, 2024. The revised rule poses significant benefits and notable changes for those applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) applicants and is designed to […]

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Tips for Having a Successful Social Security Disability Interview

In many cases when applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), you’ll need to have an interview with a representative from the Social Security Administration (SSA). Whether you have a Social Security disability lawyer you’re working with or choose to do the interview alone, the team from Second Chance Lawyer […]

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Social Security Disability Conditions: What is a Rare Disease?

If you’re suffering from a disability, you may qualify for Social Security disability benefits. However, before applying, it’s important to have a clear understanding of the Social Security disability conditions covered by the Social Security Administration (SSA). Some of the most common conditions include diabetes, heart failure, asthma, musculoskeletal disorders, and also more rare diseases, […]

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Overcoming Common Challenges in Obtaining Social Security Disability Benefits

Are you facing difficulties in obtaining Social Security Disability benefits? Navigating the complex process of applying for disability benefits can be daunting, especially when encountering common challenges that may lead to denials. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll dive in to key obstacles individuals often face and how partnering with Merryl Jones – Second Chance Lawyer […]

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Is Asthma a Disability? Understanding SSDI Eligibility Introduction

Asthma, a chronic respiratory condition affecting millions worldwide, can significantly impact an individual’s quality of life. If you or a loved one grapples with asthma, you might wonder whether it qualifies as a disability under the Social Security Administration (SSA) guidelines. Merryl Jones – Second Chance Lawyer explains the intricacies of asthma as a potential […]

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What You Should Know About Social Security Disability Benefits for Mental Illness

Mental illness can be a debilitating condition that affects a person’s ability to work and maintain a steady income. Fortunately, the Social Security Administration (SSA) offers disability benefits for individuals with mental health conditions that prevent them from working. Let’s review the availability of Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits for mental illness with the help […]

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How Your Disability Appeal Letter is a Path to Disability Benefits

If your application for Social Security disability benefits has been denied, you have the right to appeal the decision. One important step in the appeals process is writing a compelling disability appeal letter. This letter is your opportunity to provide additional information and argue your case for why you should receive disability benefits. Here’s how […]

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Can I Get Both VA Disability and Social Security Disability Benefits?

Many veterans find themselves unable to work due to service-connected disabilities. They may be eligible for VA disability compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as well as Social Security disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA). However, some people wonder if they can receive both benefits at the same time. Here is […]

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Understanding SSDI Eligibility: Medical, Work, and Legal Requirements

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) provides benefits to people with disabilities who cannot work. However, determining eligibility can be complicated, as there are specific medical and work requirements that must be met in order to qualify. Here is an overview of the main SSDI eligibility criteria from a Social Security disability attorney. Your Medical Condition […]