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January 8, 2021 in

What is DVT and is it Disabling?

Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, occurs when there is a blood clot in a vein in your body. DVT is more commonly found in your legs and pelvis region, but it can also develop in other parts of your body such as your arms. Once a blood clot forms in your vein it then...
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January 6, 2021 in

Is Degenerative Disc Disease a Disabling Condition?

Degenerative disc disease is a medical condition causing pain in the spine, either in the upper, middle or lower part of your back. Degenerative disc disease is one of the most common causes of back pain. This is an age-related condition caused by wear and tear on a spinal disc. Your spinal column is...
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January 2, 2021 in

How to Obtain Disability Benefits for Muscle Atrophy

Muscle atrophy, in the most basic sense, is muscle decline or wasting away. This muscle decline can occur in one muscle, a group of muscles or throughout the entire body. When muscles decline or waste away you generally will experience weakness in the affected area.  Causes of Muscle Atrophy Muscle atrophy can be caused...
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December 22, 2020 in

Social Security Disability for Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary artery disease is the most common type of heart disease in the United States. It is also the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. This condition is caused by a narrowing or blockage in the coronary arteries. The narrowing or blockage is usually a result of...
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December 20, 2020 in

Is IBS Considered a Disability?

Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS as it is commonly referred to, is a fairly common disorder affecting the large intestine. IBS is also referred to as spastic colon, irritable colon, mucous colitis, and spastic colitis. Someone suffering from IBS likely is experiencing symptoms of cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea, and/or constipation. It is...
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December 17, 2020 in

Will I be Entitled to Social Security Disability Benefits Because of My Pain from Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by widespread muscle pain and tenderness and is often accompanied by fatigue, altered sleep, memory and mood.  It is a long-term chronic condition which most notably causes widespread pain. The pain can range from mild achiness to intense and unbearable discomfort. The process of diagnosis focuses on areas of...
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December 14, 2020 in

Pedestrian Crossing: What to Do if You Were Hit While Walking

Did you know that in 2017, 5,977 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes in the United States? While accidents happen every day, it is important to create a preventative measure to ensure that people can remain safe. Life is unpredictable and ideally, you'll prepare for the worst-case scenario. One of these scenarios could be...
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December 11, 2020 in

Steps for Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer in Florida

The state of Florida reported 401,872 traffic crashes in 2019 — nearly 16% of which resulted in injuries. No matter what type of injury you’ve suffered due to someone else's negligence, finding the right personal injury lawyer in Florida can be overwhelming. Personal injury attorneys don't just handle traffic crashes; they can also handle...
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December 10, 2020 in

Suffered a Car Accident Injury? Here’s When to Contact a Lawyer

When you’re in an accident, whether it’s a minor fender bender or a major accident, it can be confusing and scary. Everything happens so fast and it’s even worse if there is a car accident injury. Don’t let the trauma of the accident keep you from a reasonable settlement. It’s important to contact a...
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Lawyer Up! Important Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Lawyer

A 2018 report from the American Bar Association showed that there were 1,338,678 practicing lawyers in the US. That's a significant increase from a decade earlier when numbers showed 1,162,124. That's a 15.2% growth spurt. Why are there so many more active attorneys? It seems that Americans require their legal assistance more often than...
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