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April 2018 Archives

Things to keep in mind when applying for disability benefits

Social Security disability benefits are vital benefits for many disabled individuals who are unable to work because of a disabling medical condition. Social Security disability (SSD) provides a much-needed safe guard for 9 million Americans who are unable to work because of a medical condition. Unfortunately, navigating the application process for SSD benefits can be challenging so some tips can help.

Is fibromyalgia stealing your ability to earn a living?

Alabama readers know that losing their ability to work can be a direct threat to their financial well-being. People who cannot work due to a disabling medical condition, mental disorder or serious injury could be eligible for disability benefits, but it is not always easy to get these benefits. This may be especially true for people who have unseen conditions, such as fibromyalgia.

Are veterans eligible for Social Security Disability benefits?

Alabamians should always recognize and thank military veterans for their service. And, military members are allotted certain benefits, such as medical care, pension and other benefits not allotted to non-military members and their families. Sometimes, whether due to a military injury or other injury or illness, a veteran is no longer able to keep or attain gainful employment.

Long-term medical care necessary for many Mobile veterans

An injury or medical condition can make it really difficult to obtain or keep a job. This is because the majority of jobs require some level of physical or mental stability in order to obtain or keep that job. For many military veterans, one of these health components was sacrificed in service to our country. For military members who have moved on from active duty and are returning to the workforce with an injury or health condition, finding steady work may be a challenge.

Whiplash can impact a person's ability to work

Some words or phrases are exactly what they sound like. Take, for instance, the word, "whiplash." Whiplash is an incident that occurs where the head and neck is whipped quickly or back and forth in a manner that causes spinal cord or soft-tissue injury. These injuries often occur in an Alabama car accident collisions or due to sports or work injuries. While it may sound minor, the reality is that whiplash injuries can vary in severity and impact a person ability to keep or acquire gainful employment.

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