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Cognitive Problems As A Result Of Multiple Sclerosis And Your Rights To Social Security Disability Benefits

Written By: Nancy L. Cavey
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One of the most devastating consequences in MS are cognitive problems. It is not uncommon for those with MS to have problems with attention, processing speed and working memory because of problems in connectivity between areas of the brain. How …

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What Every Social Security Disability Applicant Should Know About The 5 Steps Used In Determining Their Rights To Social Security Disability Benefits

Written By: Nancy L. Cavey
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The Social Security Administration (SSA) doesn’t make it easy for those who are disabled to get the benefits they deserve. SSA uses a 5 Step Sequential Evaluation test when it reviews every Social Security Disability applicant. So, if your doctor …

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Can I Collect Unemployment Benefits And Supplemental Security Income Benefits?

Written By: Nancy L. Cavey

While you can collect Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, any Unemployment benefits you receive count as unearned income which will reduce the amount of your SSI benefits. Supplemental Security Income Benefits Questions? Applying for SSI and need some guidance? Contact …

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What Is “Disability” For The Purposes Of Collecting First Responder Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

Written By: Nancy L. Cavey
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If you’re a First Responder, Section 112.18 of the Florida Statutes provides that any condition or impairment caused by tuberculosis, heart disease or hypertension resulting in total or partial disability or death is presumed accidental and be suffered in the …

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Is It Inconsistent For Me To Apply For Unemployment Insurance And Social Security Benefits?

Written By: Nancy L. Cavey

That’s a great question and many Social Security Administrative Law Judges believe that collecting Unemployment Insurance and Social Security benefits is “double dipping.” What’s the inconsistency? When you apply for Unemployment Compensation benefits, you’re certifying that you’re able to work.  …

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Ovarian Cancer And Your Rights To Long Term Disability Benefits

Written By: Nancy L. Cavey
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More than 20,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year and over 15,000 women die annually from the disease. If diagnosed and treated early when cancer is confined to the ovary, the five-year survival rate …

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Dementia And Your Rights To Social Security Disability Benefits

Written By: Nancy L. Cavey
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Dementia is a broad term used to describe different brain disorders that can affect memory, thinking, behavior and emotion. One of the most common causes of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease but there are other causes including vascular disease, dementia with …

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What Every Prostate Cancer Sufferer Needs To Know About Social Security Disability Benefits

Written By: Nancy L. Cavey
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Prostate cancer is a form of cancer that develops in the prostate and is normally a slow growing tumor. However, once the prostate cancer spreads, it is dangerous and aggressive and can reach your bones, lymph nodes and lungs. Symptoms …

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What You Need To Know About The Appeals Council If Your Social Security Disability Claim Is Denied

Written By: Nancy L. Cavey
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If your Social Security Disability claim is denied by the Administrative Law Judge you have a difficult decision to make. The Social Security Administration will give you 30 days to appeal to the Appeals Council or file a new Social …

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Can I Work And Still Receive Social Security Disability Benefits?

Written By: Nancy L. Cavey
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Maybe! It is possible to work part-time and not lose your Social Security Disability benefits but the answer depends on how much you earn and what kind of disability benefits you are receiving. If you’re receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) …

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