December 2020

Ruling Out the Jobs Proposed by the SSA

The Social Security Administration (SSA) is responsible for distributing payments for people with long-term disabilities who cannot work. However, the SSA can also revoke an application for long-term disability if it believes that the injured person can work in another capacity or job. If the SSA proposes alternate jobs a client feels he or she can’t Read More

How Your Criminal History May Impact Your SSDI Claim

In some instances, having a criminal history could impact a claimant’s or recipient’s eligibility to receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. The SSA may need more information about the applicant’s current situation to make a determination. If the claim is denied, the individual could discuss his or her options with a disability lawyer to determine if Read More

Getting Disability for Agoraphobia

Individuals who suffer from agoraphobia may qualify for Social Security disability if the condition affects their ability to function in normal activities, including work. This condition is a mental impairment that falls under anxiety disorders in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5). What Is Agoraphobia? Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder Read More