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The Impact of Delayed Disability Payments

Published on March 16th, 2023 by Eric Slepian

When you are unable to work due to a disability, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) can provide a lifeline to help you make ends meet. Unfortunately, the process of applying for and receiving these benefits can be lengthy and complicated, leaving many disabled claimants struggling to make ends meet while […]

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Filing a Claim for Disability for Mental Illness in Arizona

Published on March 16th, 2023 by Eric Slepian

Living with a mental illness such as bipolar disorder or anxiety disorder can be challenging, especially if it affects your ability to work and earn a living. If you are struggling to work due to a mental condition, you may be eligible for disability benefits. However, applying for Social Security disability benefits can be a […]

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Scoliosis and Disability: Everything You Need to Know

Published on February 23rd, 2023 by Eric Slepian

Scoliosis, a condition that causes the spine to curve to the side, affects millions worldwide. It can lead to chronic pain, fatigue, and even respiratory issues. But is it considered a disability? Many individuals with scoliosis struggle to understand if their condition qualifies them for disability benefits. If you’re one of them, you’re not alone. […]

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Asthma & Disability In The State Of Arizona

Published on January 3rd, 2023 by Eric Slepian

More than eight percent of adults in the US have been diagnosed with asthma. While most can successfully manage their condition, others might be unable to work or perform daily tasks.  If that’s the case, then a person who is suffering from severe asthma should file for social security disability benefits. Asthma Defined Asthma is […]

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Filing Disability Claims for Immune Disorders in Arizona

Published on January 3rd, 2023 by Eric Slepian

One in five Americans have been diagnosed with a condition where the immune system attacks the body’s organs or tissue by mistake. Medications or lifestyle changes can sometimes help those suffering from one or more of these disorders, but not always. As a result, those who still suffer from an immune system disorder might be […]

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Can You Have a Job While on Social Security Disability?

Published on January 2nd, 2023 by Eric Slepian

Are you a person with a disability who is looking for ways to support yourself and make ends meet? Are you wondering if it’s possible to have a job while on Social Security Disability?  If so, you’ve come to the right place. First, we’ll explore whether or not having a job while on Social Security […]

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Injuries That Can Qualify You For Disability Benefits

Published on February 22nd, 2022 by Eric Slepian

While some disorders and disabilities are due to genetics or illnesses and have been with an individual since birth, some are the result of an accident. These are extremely unfortunate cases and can leave an individual disabled for life. Because of this, it’s not uncommon for someone to qualify for SSDI or SSI because of […]

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Common Questions About Social Security Disability Benefits

Published on January 12th, 2022 by Eric Slepian

The world of social security disability and social security insurance can be confusing. There are a lot of different rules and regulations and the system can be confusing to navigate. Today, we’re going to discuss some of the most common questions individuals have when it comes to social security disability benefits in Phoenix, AZ. What […]

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Long-Term Covid Symptoms – Disability Benefits: Could You Be Eligible

Published on December 17th, 2021 by Eric Slepian

COVID-19 is a complex virus, as some who have it can be asymptomatic, while some may experience long-term health effects. If you have lingering side effects, chances are you’re experiencing what’s known as long covid. Long-term health effects that have been reported include memory problems, issues with breathing and shortness of breath, muscle weakness, chest […]

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What Counts as Medical Evidence For SSI?

Published on November 29th, 2021 by Eric Slepian

A large part of being awarded SSI or SSDI benefits lies in presenting the right medical records to the court. Your medical records act as evidence for your case and without them, the courts have no way of knowing that your medical condition truly disables you. If you submit the right medical evidence, the SSA […]

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