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November 2014 Archives

What's the Listing of Impairments for Social Security Disability?

When people in Wayne and across the state are seeking Social Security Disability benefits, it's important to know how the decision is made as to whether those benefits will be provided. When the claimant is assessed, the Social Security Administration will use what is known as the Listing of Impairments to make the determination. Various issues will go into whether or not a claimant meets the criteria of SSDI impairments to be granted benefits.

How is Social Security disability determined for schizophrenia?

People in Michigan who are suffering from mental issues that are preventing them from functioning socially and being able to work are often unaware that they might be eligible to receive Social Security disability benefits for their mental illness. There are several criteria that must be met in order to be approved to receive benefits for these disabilities. It's important to understand them before dismissing one's ability to be approved or taking the steps to file.

Criteria for Social Security disability after head trauma

People in Michigan who have suffered head trauma and a resulting brain injury or those who have had a loved one suffer these types of issues need to be aware of how they can go about receiving Social Security disability for injuries. There are numerous criteria that must be met depending on the category under which the person's issues fall. It's important to understand them before moving forward in trying to receive benefits.