Some injuries can lead to disfigurement, even when healing is complete. An example is a burn injury to the neck or above. The skin may heal and pain may cease, but the physical changes created by that burn injury may never completely return to normal. Discoloration...
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Social Security Disability Benefits For Physical Disability
How a TBI can prevent you for working and earning an income
On Behalf of Philip Fulton | Sep 26, 2019 | Social Security Disability Benefits For Physical Disability
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...
Social Security Disability benefits for amputations
On Behalf of Philip Fulton | Jul 18, 2019 | Social Security Disability Benefits For Physical Disability
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,...
Spine injury can qualify injured for SSD benefits
On Behalf of Philip Fulton | Jan 3, 2019 | Social Security Disability Benefits For Physical Disability
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...
Physical disability changes everything, including ability to work
On Behalf of Philip Fulton | Aug 16, 2018 | Social Security Disability Benefits For Physical Disability
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...
Obtaining SSDI benefits for mental and physical disabilities
On Behalf of Philip Fulton | Sep 29, 2017 | Social Security Disability Benefits For Physical Disability
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...
SSDI Benefits and Medicare
On Behalf of Philip Fulton | Jul 7, 2016 | Social Security Disability Benefits For Physical Disability
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...
Social Security disability benefits for blindness
On Behalf of Philip Fulton | Jun 1, 2016 | Social Security Disability Benefits For 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...
What is a functional capacity examination?
On Behalf of Philip Fulton | May 11, 2016 | Social Security Disability Benefits For Physical Disability
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...
Can I get SSDI for back pain?
On Behalf of Philip Fulton | Apr 28, 2016 | Social Security Disability Benefits For Physical Disability
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...
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