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Why Fighting For Our Clients Is Personal

In this video, Social Security Disability attorney, Ida Comerford, talks about how fighting to get her disability clients benefits is personal for her. We fight extremely hard to obtain the benefits our clients need, deserve and are entitled to. We appeal more decisions to federal court than any other disability firm in WNY. Call us today at 800.300.2990 to […]

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Can I Get Veterans’ Disability If I Was Dishonorably Discharged?

Generally, a veteran seeking disability benefits from the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) must have been discharged from service under conditions other than dishonorable. Therefore, if a veteran is discharged in the following classifications, he or she is likely to receive benefits if otherwise qualified: under honorable conditions, general, and honorable discharge. However, if a servicemember […]

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Can I Get Disability For Mesothelioma?

What is Mesothelioma? Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer affecting the mesothelium, the lining that forms around most of the body’s internal organs. There are two common kinds of mesothelioma; pleural mesothelioma – affecting the chest area; and peritoneal mesothelioma – affecting the abdominal area. Pleural mesothelioma has been linked to an exposure to […]

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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 […]

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Continuing Disability Reviews And Disability Benefits

When a person applies for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, he may have to submit a lot of medical documentation to prove that he has a condition that has lasted for more than twelve months, and impairs his ability to work or conduct other daily tasks. Once approved for […]

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What Can I Spend My Child’s SSI Payments On?

Minors can receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability benefits if they are blind or disabled.  A child who qualifies for benefits receives a monthly benefit amount, which is usually paid out to a representative payee.  The representative payee can be the parent or guardian of the child, and is responsible for ensuring that the benefits are […]

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Receiving SSDI Benefits For Disability After Retirement

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits are generally available to people of a certain age who have retired, or to people with a qualifying disability that lasts for a period of longer than twelve months and restricts their ability to work.  In either case, the recipient of the benefits also needs to have worked in […]

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Social Security Disability And The Ticket To Work Program

Receiving Social Security Disability benefits is often preceded by a long and difficult application process. Therefore, when an applicant is successful, he or she is careful not to take any steps that could jeopardize his or her ability to keep these benefits. Unfortunately, the monthly benefits amount received is not often enough to support an […]

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