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Epilepsy, your ability to work and your right to benefits

North Carolina residents who have disabling medical conditions often struggle with the uncertainty that comes with the inability to earn a living or provide for loved ones. You may be experiencing this if you have a epilepsy, a medical condition that often prevents its victims from working and enjoying a normal lifestyle.

Your diagnosis of lupus could qualify you for disability benefits

Lupus is a serious medical condition that affects many in North Carolina, but for some, it can affect the ability to work. If you have a diagnosis of lupus, you may find that you are unable to work as you did in the past. While this is a disease with few outward symptoms, it is very real, and it can have severe negative impact on various areas of your life.

What should you know about the SSD application process?

Are you dealing with an illness or an injury that has left you unable to work? It is possible that you could have a rightful claim to disability benefits through the Social Security Administration, but it can be beneficial to know more about the process before you take the initial steps of your application.

Do rule revisions simplify medical evidence in SSDI claims?

Are you unable to work due to a debilitating illness or injury? If so, you probably decided to apply for Social Security Disability benefits. The application process can be quite complex, time consuming and frustrating. In fact, the Social Security Administration denies many claims the first time.

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.

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