Lorraine Netter graduated from Albany Law School and Union Graduate College with a joint JD/MBA in Healthcare. During her graduate studies, she worked in a health law clinic where she represented clients at Social Security Disability benefit denial hearings and advised clients with complex health issues on the different legal tools that can be used to plan for the future. Prior to attending graduate school, Ms. Netter worked in the health care industry as a case manager at a brain injury rehabilitation center. She graduated from Providence College with a Bachelors of Science in Health Policy and Management.
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Social Security Disability applicants with scoliosis may qualify for benefits if they are physically limited in standing, walking, or lifting, pushing, or pulling items.
There are several ways to get approved for disability benefits for neck problems caused by arthritis, disc issues, pinched nerves, and more.
Disability benefits are available for those with severe limitations caused by polio.
Working before retirement age may lower your SSDI-based widow's benefits.
Diverticulitis does not often last long enough to qualify for disability, unless you have a serious complication.
Overpayments of Social Security Disability benefits by the Social Security Administration (SSA) can occur due to changes in your circumstances or giving the SSA insufficient information.
If you can get an on-the-record review from Social Security, you can win disability benefits without having to have a hearing.
There are several different kinds of shoulder pain and problems that people can suffer from, and the disabling effects vary based on the type of shoulder pain or problem. If the impairments are severe enough, a person may be eligible for Social Security Disability (SSD or SSI) benefits.
Virginia Disability Determination Services approves 42% of the initial disability applications it sees.
If you've had a spinal fusion but still can't work, you might be able to meet the requirements of Social Security's reconstructive surgery listing.