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How Does the Use of Alcohol or Drugs Affect SSDI Eligibility?

An applicant’s right to Social Security Disability depends on whether the use of alcohol or drugs contributes to their disabling medical condition. If the use of drink or substance is a material contributing factor, then eligibility will be denied. What’s material depends on whether the alcohol/drug use makes your problem worse, or directly causes your… Read More »


What is Residual Functional Capacity?

Residual functional capacity, also called a functional capacity evaluation, is a formal assessment of your ability to perform specific job tasks. The test reviews your mental and physical limitations in a workplace setting. The test is a part of the application process that is used if the applicant does not meet one of the conditions… Read More »


Collecting Disability for COPD

The condition known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) makes it highly difficult for an individual to breathe normally. Individuals with the most severe cases of this disease require the use of supplemental oxygen. However, a COPD diagnosis by itself does not automatically qualify you to receive Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits in Philadelphia or… Read More »


My Medical Condition isn’t on the “Impairment List.” Can I Still Collect Benefits?

A List of Impairments that qualify an individual for Social Security disability benefits (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is provided in the listing manual (Blue Book) published by the Social Security Administration (SSA). In order to qualify for benefits in the Philadelphia area and nationwide, your condition must match the criteria given in a… Read More »


Who is Eligible for Supplemental Security Income?

Millions of individuals in our society suffer from long-term mental or physical disabilities that inhibit them from working. For those in Philadelphia and throughout Pennsylvania who are disabled and meet the requirements for financial assistance according to the Social Security Administration, supplemental security income (SSI) is available. This income is provided in order to help… Read More »


Could My Social Media Posts Affect My SSDI Claim?

How might what you post on Facebook affect your application for Social Security Disability benefits? We are living in a time when everyone has a video camera in their pocket, and your expectation of privacy is eroding every minute. Many Americans live their lives online on public display. We snap pictures of what we eat,… Read More »


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Regina Lopez

If you're in need of a Worker's Compensation lawyer, do not doubt that Larry Pitt and Associates is the Best Worker's Compensation Law Firm in Pennsylvania

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2019-05-16T15:09:58+00:00

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2019-05-15T16:29:34+00:00

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2019-05-15T14:19:06+00:00

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2019-05-15T14:00:48+00:00

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2019-05-15T13:36:36+00:00

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2019-05-13T14:32:35+00:00

James Hull

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Donna Elmwood

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2019-02-19T18:18:09+00:00

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2019-01-31T17:30:27+00:00
Melinda Matson
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2019-01-28T16:20:04+00:00

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