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February 2015 Archives

Can veterans suffering from PTSD receive SSD benefits?

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, has been a growing category of diagnosis since the turn of the century. The group that may be at most risk for such a diagnosis are the men and women who serve in the United States Armed Forces. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan not only caused many members of the military terrible physical wounds, but also left a mark psychologically on so many.

What should be in a medical report for SSD benefits in Ohio?

Being disabled and incapable of working due to a physical ailment can be very stressful. Along with the pain that comes from the impairment, there is the burden of knowing one may have difficulty supporting oneself. As we have seen previously, people who suffer from a disability for more than a year, or whose disability is expected to last more 12 months may be eligible for benefits under the Social Security Disability program or SSD.

Ohio Senator blasts new rule regarding social security transfers

Senator Sherrod Brown from Ohio has reacted unhappily to a new rule in the House of Representatives that will make it more difficult to transfer funds between the government's Social Security retirement account and the Social Security disability account. Brown, along with others from the Senate Democratic leadership, wrote a letter to Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that the rule is akin to holding the benefits of disabled people hostage, and urged that it be abandoned.

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