Archive for July 2022
Social Security Disability and Epilepsy Qualifications
If you suffer from epilepsy and/or you cannot work because of seizures, you can file for Social Security Disability benefits to help you pay for your accommodation, utilities, food, and other necessities. This post gives a detailed description of the requirements you must meet to qualify for SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance). What are the…Read More
Are Learning Disabilities Eligible for Disability Benefits?
A learning disability qualifies for (Social Security Disability Insurance) SSDI or (Supplemental Security Income) SSI benefits, based on the intensity of the problem and its implications on a person’s experience. However, it is difficult to get approved for SSDI or SSI, especially if you apply before even consulting an experienced social security disability benefits lawyer.…Read More
Status of In Person Hearings and District Office Matters
As we know, the District Offices and the Hearing Offices are closed to the public. They now have limited public hours by appointment on a case-by-case basis for emergency matters. I am not aware of the criteria used by the District Office to determine whether or not to meet a claimant in person. I will…Read More
Current Covid 19 Social Security Information
The novel Coronavirus has turned the world as we know it upside-down. From big concerts to grocery shopping, we have had to change the way we navigate through life. Take a look at how the Social Security Administration has adjusted to this “new normal.” As a result of the COVID19 pandemic, all Social Security Offices…Read More
A Brief History On Social Security Disability
In honor of the most notable day in our nation’s history – Independence Day, let’s take a look back at how one of the most well-known government programs – much like our country itself – has evolved over time. The stock market crash of 1929 was so catastrophic is was named “Black Monday.” This crash…Read More
Why Is It So Difficult To Get Disability Benefits For Depression?
Anyone who’s suffered from depression knows how debilitating it can be. Severe enough depression can create a vicious cycle of shutting down your ability to cope with the very problems driving the depression in the first place. Thankfully, many people can be treated for depression and begin the path back to normalcy. Others may need…Read More
When To Talk To A Social Security Disability Lawyer
If you suffer from a mental or physical impairment that you believe qualifies you for disability benefits, it’s in your best interest to contact a Social Security disability attorney in Cincinnati as soon as possible. Kapor Davis Law has successfully advocated for clients seeking Social Security disability benefits in Southwest Ohio, Northern Kentucky, and Southeast…Read More
What is a Disability Examiner?
Suppose you wish to claim disability benefits under Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs in Cincinnati, Ohio. In that case, you’ll need to meet with a disability examiner, an officer that specializes in reviewing disability claims for approval or dismissal. At Kapor Davis Law, we work with you to navigate…Read More
Doctor’s Letters and Common Mistakes
Medical records are the most important evidence in Social Security Disability claims. What a claimant’s doctor says about them in their own chart notes directly impacts the likelihood of a favorable outcome. The opinions of treating or examining physicians can be significant, but they are only as important as they are supported by and consistent…Read More
What Is a Consultative Examination & How Do I Prepare?
Claimants who apply for Social Security Disability benefits may be asked by the Disability Determination Services (DDS) adjudicator, who is evaluating their claim, to appear for a consultative examination. There are two main reasons why these are typically scheduled: There is not enough medical evidence to support your claim The claimant hasn’t been evaluated by…Read More