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Can You Get Disability if You Never Worked?

Published on January 17th, 2024 by Web Master

Navigating Disability Benefits: Understanding Your Options Without A Work History In Arizona, many individuals living with disabilities face unique challenges. When it comes to understanding eligibility for disability benefits, it’s a common misconception that only those with a substantial work history can receive disability. However, even if you’ve never worked or have a limited work […]

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Auxiliary SSDI Benefits: Who Is Entitled to Them?

Published on January 15th, 2024 by Web Master

If you’re receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits in Phoenix, AZ, you may also be entitled to auxiliary benefits. The Social Security Administration (SSA) offers auxiliary benefits to dependents of select SSDI beneficiaries. To learn more about these benefits and who is eligible to receive them, continue reading. Understanding Auxiliary Benefits for SSDI SSDI […]

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The Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Applying for SSD

Published on December 8th, 2023 by Web Master

Embarking on the journey to secure Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) can be as winding as the trails in the Sonoran Desert that surrounds Phoenix. Applicants often find themselves navigating through a complex landscape filled with potential pitfalls. If you’re setting out to apply for disability benefits, awareness is your compass. Here are the top […]

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Navigating Disability Claims in Phoenix, AZ

Published on October 2nd, 2023 by Eric Slepian

Can Your Primary Doctor Help?” For Phoenix residents pondering over the intricate path of Social Security disability benefits, a common question emerges: Can my trusted local doctor verify my condition, or must I seek out a specialist somewhere in Phoenix? We’re delighted to share that Phoenix citizens are often in a favorable position when their […]

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Brain Fog-Fibromyalgia and Its Link to Challenges at Work

Published on August 16th, 2023 by Eric Slepian

Working with Fibromyalgia: Unraveling the Impact of Fibro Fog In the realm of Social Security Disability claims, a critical aspect involves the comprehensive evaluation of the claimant’s physical and mental impairments and their combined symptoms. For individuals with fibromyalgia seeking Social Security Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income, this assessment is of utmost importance. Our […]

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Exploring Disability for Migraines and Fibromyalgia

Published on July 7th, 2023 by Eric Slepian

Living with chronic pain and debilitating health conditions can pose significant challenges to one’s ability to work and maintain a fulfilling lifestyle. In a previous article, we discussed disability eligibility based on migraines, as well as the advocacy we provide to clients suffering from fibromyalgia. In 2019, a Turkish study published in the journal Neurological […]

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Unveiling Link Between Fibromyalgia and Parkinson’s Disease

Published on June 15th, 2023 by Eric Slepian

In a groundbreaking Israeli research study, published in 2019, evidence has emerged, shedding light on the connection between Parkinson’s disease (PD) and fibromyalgia (FM). It has been discovered that some individuals who are diagnosed with Parkinson’s also exhibit symptoms of fibromyalgia, leading to a unique and complex syndrome. In the past, it was often thought […]

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Does Major Depressive Disorder Qualify for Disability?

Published on June 4th, 2023 by Eric Slepian

Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is a serious mental health condition that can significantly impact a person’s daily life, including their ability to work. For individuals with severe and persistent symptoms, obtaining financial support through Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) may be a crucial lifeline. In this article, we will explore Major Depressive Disorder and disability. […]

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Does Marriage Affect Disability Benefits?

Published on May 22nd, 2023 by Eric Slepian

Navigating the complex world of disability benefits can be overwhelming for anyone. There are a lot of factors to consider, including how your marital status may impact your eligibility for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. In this blog post, we’ll answer some common questions about how marriage can affect disability payments. Does Marriage Affect […]

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Why Was My Disability Claim Denied?

Published on May 18th, 2023 by Eric Slepian

Facing a disability is one of the toughest challenges a person can experience. The loss of income and mounting medical expenses can be overwhelming, especially when an individual is unable to work. For these reasons, Social Security Disability insurance is essential for many people, as it’s meant to provide financial assistance for those who are […]

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