Social Security Disability & Diabetes

Diabetes Mellitus is one of our most serious diseases, both in Texas and through out the world. People with diabetes, both type 1 and type 2, do not always qualify for Social Security disability benefits. There must be serious problems with diabetes in order to get Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance …

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“Do I have to have back surgery to get disability?”

Lumbar (low back) problems are a common reason for social security disability insurance benefits.   Social security disability applicants are often in the process of considering various medical procedures that have been recommended by doctors.  For example, the back surgeon wants to do a lumbar fusion or the pain management doctor wants to implant a spinal …

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“How Much Can You Lift?”: Avoid the “John Wayne” syndrome

A critical question in assessing your disability is how much you can lift and carry, both on a “frequent” basis (2/3rds of the workday) and on an “occasional” basis (1/3rd of the workday). “How much can you lift?” is a standard question in social security administrative hearings.   We men often have trouble with that question.  …

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Do you need a Texas lawyer for your Texas disability case?

Most of us have been fortunate enough to not have needed to hire an attorney for a legal matter.  So hiring a social security disability attorney can be a challenge.  Typical Americans may have hired a lawyer for a will, estate planning, or the probate of a will.  Some perhaps have hired lawyers to deal with …

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