Common Causes for Denial of Social Security Disability Benefits

By Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo | Dec 22, 2017 | Social Security DisabilityWorkers Compensation,

Common Causes for Denial of Social Security Disability Benefits   In terms of background, Social Security Disability benefits are part of U.S. federal programs designed to compensate disabled people with limited capacity to perform standard work duties. The U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) manages these programs, which include Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). In today’s post, we will examine the most common causes for denial or rejection of a claim for Social Security Disability benefits. We will examine this issue through the lens of SSDI benefits. Before we delve into the common causes of denial or rejection of SSDI claims,… Read More ››

Social Security Disability Benefits and Mental Health Conditions

By Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo | Dec 20, 2017 | Social Security DisabilityWorkers Compensation,

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Social Security Disability Benefits and Mental Health Conditions   Social Security Disability benefits allow the disabled to receive benefits for their impaired or diminished working capacity. Overseen by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA), there are a number of federal programs for disabled workers, including Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Today we will explore the relationship between mental health disorders and Social Security disability benefits. Mental health disorder diagnoses have only increased in number. With more and more people suffering from recognized mental health disorders, it is crucial to comprehend how Social Security benefits apply… Read More ››

How to Reopen a Denied Social Security Disability Benefits Claim

By Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo | Dec 18, 2017 | Social Security Disability

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How to Reopen a Denied Social Security Disability Benefits Claim According to a Social Security Administration publication, a worker who is 20 years old has a 25% chance of becoming disabled before reaching full retirement age. The Social Security system provides financial benefits to these types of injured workers who have become unable to work because of a serious medical condition. These financial benefits provide the support that disabled workers need to help pay for life’s necessities like rent, food, and medical care.  Unfortunately, applying for and obtaining Social Security Disability Insurance benefits, which are also referred to by the acronym “SSDI” is… Read More ››

SSDI Requirements: What Kinds of Injuries and Illnesses are Covered?

By Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo | Dec 15, 2017 | Social Security Disability

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SSDI Requirements: What Injuries and Illnesses are Covered? If you have been disabled due to a medical condition or injury, you may be surprised at the extent of disabilities that fit SSDI requirements and entitle you to benefits. The most important SSDI requirement is this: the disease must severely restrict your ability to work and live a regular life. Beyond that, the requirements vary significantly by disease and ailment, with many conditions qualifying under certain circumstances. Many Pennsylvania residents receive SSDI benefits for their disability. In order to see what benefits you might be also entitled to, it is important… Read More ››

What You Need to Know About Social Security Disability Benefits in PA

By Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo | Dec 13, 2017 | Social Security Disability

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What You Need to Know About Social Security Disability Benefits in PA   In Pennsylvania, you have a variety of options to receive social security disability insurance. However, there are many SSDI requirements that you need to carefully follow in order to receive compensation and benefits. SSDI benefits are available to many residents for an incredibly wide array of medical conditions and injuries. As a Pennsylvania resident, if you believe you have a medical condition or injury that significantly reduces your ability to work and that is expected to last for a significant amount of time, you may very well… Read More ››

Common Social Security Disability Benefits Questions That People Have

By Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo | Dec 11, 2017 | Social Security Disability

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Common Social Security Disability Benefits Questions That People Have   Anytime you have to deal with a government agency, there will be red tape and forms to fill out. It can be complicated and confusing. To help people manage their Social Security benefits, we’ve compiled the most commonly asked questions and their answers. We want you to win your claim for disability. We also want you to have answers to your Social Security Disability benefits questions. We are here to help; let’s get started: 1. For purposes of Social Security Disability, when is a person “disabled”? Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) requires that there… Read More ››

Social Security Disability Benefits for Agoraphobia and Panic Disorders

By Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo | Oct 20, 2017 | Social Security Disability

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What is Agoraphobia, and Can I Get Disability Benefits for it? Getting approved for Social Security disability benefits can be difficult enough if you have a condition that can be demonstrated through lab tests, like blood work and x-rays. What happens if your disability is psychological, such as mental illness like agoraphobia? Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder that causes you to avoid places or situations that make you feel afraid, trapped, embarrassed or helpless. Agoraphobia causes one to fear an actual or anticipated situation, such as being in crowds, using public transportation, or being in confined spaces. Those who suffer… Read More ››

How Do I Know If I Am Entitled To Receive Social Security Disability?

By Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo | Oct 18, 2017 | Social Security Disability

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Entitled to Social Security If the health of an individual is so bad that it is impacting their capability to work, it might be time for the person to consider the help of a Federal Program that will specifically assist them to overcome the hardships that are associated with an injury. Social Security Disability Insurance is designed to provide either short-term or long-term insurance for employees that pay through the program through their employer.   There are several ways for you to apply to receive Social Security Disability benefits. You could call them on the phone and set up an… Read More ››

What You Need To Know About Reopening Your SSDI Claim Case

By Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo | Oct 16, 2017 | Social Security Disability

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How to Reopen a SSDI Claim That was Denied In Pennsylvania, qualifying individuals can apply for and receive benefits through the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program. The Social Security Administration (SSA) receives thousands of claims every year, many of which are denied. Fortunately, those whose claims for Social Security Disability benefits have been denied have the right to reopen those claims and appeal the decisions. If you were recently denied disability benefits, you should contact a Social Security Disability attorney who can walk you through the complex appeals process.   Eligible Claimants A claimant can only receive SSDI in… Read More ››

The Ever-changing World of Worker’s Compensation

By Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo | Oct 12, 2017 | Work InjuriesWorkers Compensation,

Workers’ Compensation is a hot topic on lawmaker’s minds recently. It seems like every week news of changes, proposals, and failures coming from government institutions at state and national levels.                                           Just a few weeks ago, we informed you all about House Bill 18.   That bill would have drastically changed the climate of receiving treatment for work injuries. On the surface, the proposal seemed to be about controlling opioids that are prescribed to the victims of workplace accidents. However, buried deep inside the lengthy proposal there was a hidden agenda that would have taken away the rights of injured… Read More ››

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