Slepian Smith, PLLC

June 2019 Archives

Hepatitis C as a qualifying disability for SSDI

We represent Social Security Disability Insurance claimants with many physical and mental impairments that prevent them from performing meaningful work. Hepatitis C is a serious liver disease that can cause severe disability for some of our clients.

Migraine awareness: Headaches can cause disability

At our law firm, we fight for people whose headaches prevent them from working, either alone or in combination with other physical and mental impairments. Migraines and other headaches can cause excruciating pain and a variety of other difficult symptoms that may prevent productive work activity and can form the basis for an award of Social Security Disability Insurance, known as SSDI.

How does the Social Security Administration determine disability?

When you apply to the Social Security Administration for Social Security Disability Insurance, it can seem mysterious what the agency is doing behind the curtain to decide if you are disabled and eligible for SSDI.

June is PTSD Awareness Month: Honoring our clients with PTSD

At our law firm, we work with clients who have posttraumatic stress disorder, known as PTSD, a serious disorder based on severe symptoms that manifest from previous trauma like that experienced in combat or disaster or from abuse or violence. We work hard to help PTSD claimants gather evidence the Social Security Administration requires for purposes of Social Security Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income to prove that the PTSD is an established diagnosis that prevents meaningful work.