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Appealing a denied SSDI claim

As a North Carolina resident who is unable to earn a living due to a serious injury or illness, you may turn to the U.S. Social Security Administration for help.…

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What information do you need to apply for SSD benefits?

When you apply for Social Security Disability benefits, you must ensure you complete the application fully. Having all the information you need before you begin can greatly help you to…

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Workers’ compensation may be available for workers with herniated disks

Workers in all industries risk injury during their employment. The back is one of the most commonly injured areas of all major body parts. Major back injuries include herniated disks.…

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The most common workers’ compensation claims for nurses

Nursing is a demanding field with many risks for workplace injuries. As a nurse, you should recognize the inherent risks in your job, especially given the level of responsibility held…

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Does Social Security consider obesity an impairment?

Obesity has become a common issue in the United States. More than 40% of American adults have obesity and just over 9% have severe obesity. People with obesity face many…

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Understanding reasons for SSDI application denial

The Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program provides benefits to individuals who are unable to work due to a long-term disability. However, the application process can be complex, and many…

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Do SSDI benefits change at the full retirement age?

Social Security Disability Income benefits provide a way for individuals with disabilities to still care for themselves and their families. The amount of benefits depends on how long a person…

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What kinds of evidence may prove my disability?

Given that many applicants for Social Security Disability benefits do not receive initial approval, you should know how to best support your claim so you may avoid spending time on…

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Workers’ compensation: Returning to work while receiving benefits

In North Carolina, if you suffered injuries due to a job-related task, you are entitled to compensation for lost wages and medical care. Generally, you can receive benefits until you…

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Is fibromyalgia eligible for workers comp?

There is some debate among the medical community over the condition of fibromyalgia, but this is an officially recognized condition by the American Medical Association. Those who deal wit> fibromyalgia…

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What is substantial gainful activity?

To qualify for Social Security Disability benefits, you cannot be able to perform substantial gainful activity. The Social Security Administration defines SGA as your ability to earn a certain amount…

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When does CKD qualify for SSD benefits?

Chronic Kidney Disease is a condition that can cause severe and permanent disability. Often, CKD will lead to kidney failure, a complex illness that affects your kidney’s ability to filter…

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