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    Robbed of Your Peace of Mind? Your Guide to Long Term Disability Benefits

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    The Smart Long Term Disability Guide For Preparing Your Statement and Field Visit

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    Your Rights To Social Security Disability Benefits - Your Guide to Getting Benefits Now

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SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY BENEFITS AND ACUTE LEUKEMIA

Written By: Nancy L. Cavey
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If you’ve been diagnosed with acute leukemia you may be entitled to Social Security disability benefits. The Social Security Administration uses a 5 Step sequential evaluation to determine if you are entitled to Social Security disability benefits. How does the …

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How Developing Your Exertional and Non-exertional Limitations Can Help You Win Your Long Term Disability Claim

Written By: Nancy L. Cavey
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Many long term disability carriers will deny policyholder’s claims on the basis that there isn’t an objective basis for any physical restrictions and limitations and/or there is no causal relationship between those restrictions and limitations and your inability to your …

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What Every Social Security Disability Applicant Must Know About Non-Exertional Limitations

Written By: Nancy L. Cavey
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In evaluating your claim for Social Security disability benefits, the Social Security Administration (SSA) will consider how your exertional and non-exertional limitations affect your ability to work. Residual functional capacity forms. Residual functional capacity forms (RFC) are detailed reports your …

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Your Plan for Long Term Disability Benefits and a Functional Capacity Evaluation

Written By: Nancy L. Cavey
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One of the best ways to establish your functional restrictions and limitations is a functional capacity evaluation. However, all to often, long term disability carriers use functional capacity evaluations as a basis to deny claims. Many long term disability carriers …

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How Your Doctor Can Help You Win Your Long Term Disability Claim

Written By: Nancy L. Cavey
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The long term disability carrier will send your doctor a physician disability form to complete which asks questions about your physical restrictions and limitations. Unfortunately, there is no routine form and many of the forms are designed so that your …

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Long Term Disability Claims For Leukemia

Written By: Nancy L. Cavey

Leukemia is a form of cancer of the bone marrow that can cause fatigue, weakness and bone pain. If you have a long term disability policy through your employer or you purchased one on your own, you may be entitled …

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What is the difference between Social Security’s definition and a long term disability definition of disability?

Written By: Nancy L. Cavey

The Social Security Administration uses a five step sequential evaluation, the five step sequential evaluation asks whether or not you have engaged in gainful activity, whether you have a severe impairment, meet a listing, whether you can return to the …

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How Does the Government Shutdown Affect My Disability Claim?

Written By: Nancy L. Cavey
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Many have wondered how the Government Shutdown will affect their disability claims. While, the shutdown will limit the services the Social Security Administration (SSA) will offer, the good news is they will continue to make payments with no change in …

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What Proof Does SSA Require to Establish a Medically Determinable Impairment of Fibromyalgia?

Written By: Nancy L. Cavey

SSA has issued Social Security Ruling SSR-12-2p for the evaluation of fibromyalgia in disability claims. Nancy Cavey, fibromyalgia disability attorney hopes that this ruling will result in a proper evaluation of fibromyalgia by Administrative Law Judge’s. Fibromyalgia will be considered …

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Social Security Ruling on Fibromyalgia

Written By: Nancy L. Cavey

Those diagnosed with fibromyalgia had a difficult battle proving that they are entitled to Social Security Disability benefits because of the lack of objective medical findings. Over the years the Social Security Administration’s position has evolved and in 1999, SSA …

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