PTSD Social Security Disability

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Social Security Disability Benefits

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)   Increasingly, we hear more and more about PTSD as our veterans return from overseas.   However, PTSD as a psychological diagnosis is not unique to combat veterans.  Anyone who has suffered a severe personal trauma may develop PTSD.   I have represented soldiers, marines, first responders, and victims rape, child abuse,…

Attorney Fees

Attorney Fees In Social Security Claims

Attorney Fees In Social Security Claims How Do Social Security Disability Lawyers Get Paid Their Attorney Fee? 99% of Social Security disability claims whether they be SSDI (Title II – Social Security Disability Insurance) or SSI (Title XVI – Supplemental Security Income are handled on a contingency basis. The Social Security Administration will pay your…

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Obesity

Obesity – Its Killing Us I keep a copy of the 1999 Social Security statute in my library because it is the last year that the Social Security Administration listed disability as a disabling condition in and of itself. Over the years, the Social Security Administration has done away with the Listings for obesity because…