Can I Get Disability for Crohn’s Disease?

  Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease affecting the gastrointestinal tract. It is a chronic disease that may affect the entire gastrointestinal tract, but mainly affects the small bowel and the beginning of the colon. Symptoms include constipation, persistent diarrhea, abdominal pains and rectal bleeding, among others. A doctor can perform testing to confirm […]

Tags: , , , , , ,

Veterans Appeals Through A Decision Review Officer

Applying for benefits for an illness or injury that happened as a result of a person’s service in the military is not as straightforward as one may expect.  The process is sometimes complicated by backlogs in processing claims.  Denials are not uncommon even when the veteran clearly qualifies for benefits, and the right result is […]

Tags: , ,

The Veterans Disability Claims Process Explained

In this video, we talk about the Veterans Disability Claims Process and what goes into applying for VA benefits. At the Law Offices of Kenneth Hiller, PLLC, our veterans benefits attorneys can represent you through your initial claim and both your first and second appeals, if necessary. Please contact us today to discuss your case and […]

Tags: , ,

Can I Get Social Security Disability Assistance for Alcohol or Drug Addiction?

Alcoholism and drug dependency are serious problems that can severely affect both the physical and mental health of a person. In the past, it was possible to receive Social Security assistance for alcoholism and drug addiction. This has since changed, and it is now not possible to receive disability assistance just based on substance dependency […]

Tags: , , , ,

Can My Creditors Sue Me and How Can I Fight Them?

A creditor may use several means to try and collect a debt from a debtor. Some ways, such as harassing calls, are prohibited by law. However, one of the main means of debt collection is through the creditor filing a lawsuit against the debtor. It is important to know who your creditors are, and how […]

Tags: , , , ,

Can I Collect Social Security Disability and Unemployment Benefits at the Same Time?

If a person is disabled, he or she may consider applying for Social Security disability benefits to help with the bills if their disability prevents them from working. An unemployed person may apply for unemployment benefits to help with the bills during the period of unemployment. Can a disabled person apply for benefits under both […]