Our readers in Ohio have probably heard of "TBIs:" traumatic brain injuries. These types of serious injuries are, unfortunately, incredibly common, as each year hundreds of Americans suffer injuries at work, in car accidents, and in many other types of incidents. A...
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Some injuries of the musculoskeletal system are so severe that the only way left for doctors to save the victim is to amputate an affected limb. Needless to say, leading a normal life becomes a daily challenge for both amputees and their family members. Fortunately,...
If a person has suffered from a life-changing injury or illness, it can affect so many aspects of their life. Obviously health and wellness can suffer greatly. If a person suffers from a debilitating injury or illness in which their spine is affected and it lasts a...
You probably weren't always disabled. There was once a time when your body responded the way it should, and it made your everyday life easier and well-lived. When your body fails you (and ultimately it fails everyone), it can have consequences the likes of which you...
Ohio residents suffering from disabilities that are expected to significantly impair their ability to work for at least 12 months or cause death may be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (SDDI) benefits. To be eligible, one must have a qualifying...
A frequent question asked by Ohioans who are receiving Social Security Disability Insurance or SSDI benefits is whether they can receive help with paying for medical insurance. The answer is "Yes" with certain conditions.Persons who suffer from a physical disability...
For many people in Ohio, blindness or severely impaired vision constitutes a severe impairment of a their ability to work. For this reason, the Social Security Administration has developed special rules for providing disability benefits for persons who are blind.The...
The Social Security Act and accompanying regulations governing disability benefits contain many terms that are not easily understood by the average Ohioan. One of these terms is "functional capacity examination." What exactly does this term mean? And how does its...
Back pain is a common physical complaint among Ohio residents. Back pain is also one of the most difficult conditions upon which to base a claim for Social Security disability benefits. Nevertheless, a person who suffers from disabling back pain should consider...
We have discussed quite a few physical disabilities on this blog that might result in an applicant in Ohio being found disabled for the purposes of receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. Most of the...
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