Gardberg & Kemmerly, P.C. Attorneys at Law

blog Archives

Mental conditions could affect your ability to work

Your ability to earn a living and provide for your Alabama family is contingent on your physical and mental ability to hold a job. When a mental condition affects your ability to hold gainful employment, it can take a significant financial toll on your life. You may not know that some mental conditions could make you eligible for disability benefits.

Your mental health and eligibility for disability benefits

You know that Alabama residents with certain medical conditions or those who suffered debilitating injuries in accidents could be eligible for disability benefits if they are no longer able to work. However, you may not be aware of the fact that Social Security disability benefits are also available to individuals who have certain mental conditions as well.

Does my rare condition qualify me for SSD benefits?

Your recent diagnosis may have brought with it a flood of fears and emotions. You likely felt confusion about what to expect medically in your future, especially if you have never heard of or know little about your condition. How will this disease progress? How will it affect your ability to care for your loved ones? How long before you are unable to work to support your family?

Does a mental condition qualify you for disability benefits?

You may know that disability benefits could be available to individuals who are unable to work due to a physical condition, but you may be unaware of the fact that these benefits could also be available to people who struggle with certain mental conditions. If you or a loved one struggles with a mental disorder, you or your family member may have a rightful claim to Social Security Disability Insurance benefits. 

Arthritis, Social Security and your rights as a disabled worker

Arthritis is a type of disorder that does not receive a lot of attention, mostly because it is unseen and generally thought of as a minor condition. While many cases of arthritis are minor and managed rather easily, millions of Americans deal with side effects that are both painful and debilitating. According to the Arthritis Foundation, more than one in five people have a diagnosis of arthritis, and many of these have severe cases.

Email Us For A Response

Tell Us About Your Case

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Firm Contact Information:

1015 Montlimar Drive, Suite B4
Mobile, AL 36609

Map & Directions

Phone: 251-243-7872
Toll Free: 877-539-1739
Fax: 251-342-3747

Mississippi: 228-435-4000
Florida: 850-458-1226