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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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Taking Social Security Disability Assistance While Working

Generally, people who are receiving disability assistance have a disabling impairment that keeps them from working. However, a person receiving SSD assistance may still be able to work if they feel up to it, and still not be disqualified from receiving payments. The Social Security Administration has several programs designed to help SSD assistance recipients […]

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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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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 […]

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Taxes and Social Security Disability

Many people who receive Social Security disability benefits may not know what type of benefit they receive. There are two types of Social Security disability benefits: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Although both of these programs are administered by the Social Security Administration, the qualifications for each program are different. Do […]

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Working While Receiving Social Security Disability

Generally speaking, if a person is receiving social security disability benefits, it is because he or she cannot work.  This is because social security disability benefits are supposed to be provided to people who are so affected by a medical condition or injury to the point that they cannot work or are severely restricted in […]

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Why you Should Hire an Attorney when Applying for Social Security Disability

Unfortunately, the great majority of Social Security Disability (“SSD”) claims are denied at the initial claim and reconsideration levels, and this normally happens regardless of whether or not the claimant is represented by an attorney.  It is for this reason that most SSD claims go to a hearing in front of an Administrative Law Judge […]

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