Social Security

17 Nov

I Was Diagnosed With Lyme Disease. Can I Get Social Security Disability Benefits?

Lyme disease is a debilitating condition that can make it so victims are unable to continue working. Without income from work, the out-of-pocket costs of treatment create a financial crisis for victims and their families. If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with Lyme disease and can no longer work, our Green Bay […]

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08 Nov

Can You Get Social Security Disability if You Have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Are you one of the hundreds of thousands of Americans suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome? This debilitating condition can prevent people from working, spending time with their family or engaging in many other activities they want to enjoy. Sometimes the fatigue is so severe people cannot get up out of bed and trying to push […]

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22 Sep

Can You Obtain Social Security Disability Benefits After Suffering a Stroke?

A stroke can cause a wide variety of physical, psychological and behavioral problems that make everyday life much more challenging. These issues can also prevent the victim from being able to work. If you or a loved one suffered a stroke, you should consider applying for Social Security Disability. Stroke victims may qualify for benefits […]

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13 Sep

Applying For Social Security Disability Benefits For Leukemia

Like many other types of cancer, leukemia can make it much more difficult to work and engage in the everyday activities you used to take for granted. If you have been diagnosed with this condition and are unable to work, you may qualify for Social Security Disability benefits. Below, Sigman Janssen’s Oshkosh Social Security Disability […]

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16 Aug

When Could a Spinal Cord Injury Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits?

Spinal cord injuries have devastating consequences for victims, from the loss of mobility to circulation and respiratory issues. Many people who suffer a spinal cord injury need Social Security Disability benefits because they are unable to work. Despite the severity of the injury, you need to prove your injury meets certain criteria to qualify for […]

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09 Aug

How Long Does It Take To Get Approved For Social Security Disability Benefits in Wisconsin?

Most Social Security Disability applicants are unable to work, which means they need benefits as soon as possible. That is why applicants want to know how long the process is likely to take. While there is no way to know precisely how long it will take to receive a decision about an initial application or […]

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07 Jul

Does Your Mental Illness Qualify For Social Security Disability?

Living with a mental illness can be challenging, especially if it affects your ability to maintain employment. Fortunately, the Social Security Administration (SSA) recognizes the impact mental health conditions can have on individuals’ lives and provides benefits to those who qualify. Below, we discuss how individuals with a mental illness may be able to receive […]

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26 Jun

Can People With Down Syndrome Obtain Social Security Disability Benefits?

Down syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects individuals all around the world. Due to the physical and cognitive challenges these individuals face, the Social Security Administration (SSA) offers benefits specifically designed to assist those with this disability. There are certain criteria these individuals and their families must meet prior to getting approved for SSD […]

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09 May

What Medical Conditions Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits?

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has outlined certain medical conditions that qualify for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. However, there are some conditions that are not explicitly listed that may still qualify. Below, our Social Security Disability attorneys in Oshkosh discuss what medical conditions often qualify and what conditions may require additional review prior to […]

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17 Mar

Can I Obtain Social Security Disability Benefits for a Heart Condition?

Certain heart conditions can make it difficult for a person to continue working, such as heart failure and ischemic heart disease. The Social Security Administration (SSA) has included certain heart conditions in its list of medical problems that are eligible for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. Read on to learn about the heart conditions that […]

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