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Fibromyalgia and chronic pain could keep you from working

When you are unable to work due to a medical condition or injury, you know that not only can this be a physically painful time, it can be a direct threat to the well-being of your North Carolina family. The inability to work compromises your ability to provide for your family, and this can be very stressful during an already difficult time.

Does lupus keep you from working? You have options

Lupus is an autoimmune condition that affects many North Carolina residents, but no two cases are the same. It is impossible to predict how your case of lupus could impact your daily life, but at some point, you may find that it affects your ability to do your job and fulfill your job duties.

Do you have cancer? You could qualify for disability benefits

Cancer is a terrible disease that robs North Carolina residents of much of their ability to enjoy life, and for some victims of this disease, it also robs them of their ability to work. If you have cancer and you are unable to work because of the disease's effects on your body or the negative effects of treatment, you could be eligible for financial support through the Social Security Administration.

Getting ready to appeal a denied SSD claim

If you are unable to hold gainful employment as the result of an injury or illness, it is important for your well-being and the stability of your North Carolina family to secure certain financial support. You may believe that you have a valid claim to Social Security Disability benefits, and it could be devastating to learn that your claim came back denied.

Is your child eligible for SSI benefits?

For many people with disabilities, financial security is a complex issue as these individuals are often unable to hold gainful employment. It can be just as difficult for the North Carolina families caring for children with special needs as well. If you are providing for a child with special needs, your household could be eligible for benefits through Supplemental Security Income.

What should you do if you are unable to work due to arthritis?

It is frustrating and overwhelming to find yourself unable to care for your loved ones and keep a job because of a medical condition. In many cases, individuals who cannot work because of a debilitating illness or mental condition could have a valid claim to disability benefits through the Social Security Administration.

Is this the SSA's final answer? Maybe not

When you become unable to work through some injury or illness, you may turn to the Social Security Administration for help. You may hesitate to file for benefits because you hear from others that the SSA denies most claims. That may be true, but that does not mean that you shouldn't try or that you received the SSA's final answer.

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