Does Your Digestive System Disorder Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits?
If you or a loved one is suffering from a digestive system disorder, you know how chronic and debilitating the disease can be. Whether you are bleeding internally, have chronic liver disease, or inflammatory bowel disease, some of these conditions become so painful that the individual cannot hold a job. In some cases, the disease can lead to death.
Unfortunately, about half of the population at some time or another suffers from a digestive disorder.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) can grant disability benefits to a worker with a digestive system disorder, but often the disorders resolve before the one year requirement for disability.
For the purposes of disability, the SSA defines a digestive system disorder as one that interferes with nutrition, is a complication of the disease, or one that results in recurrent lesions. Generally, the worker must show that he or she has lost weight as a result of the condition.
A liver transplant, ulcers, or internal bleeding may make it very difficult to return to work and function adequately. If the worker cannot perform his job, he may be entitled to disability benefits.
At Farah & Farah, P.A., our Jacksonville SSD attorneys have helped obtain Social Security disability benefits, Medicare, and Florida Medicaid disability benefits for many individuals who are suffering from various disorders and are no longer able to work. In order to have your initial application approved, we will help you prepare a complete and thorough application for benefits, including a thorough review of your medical notes and records. Farah & Farah will represent you if the initial application is denied and you must appear before a rehearing officer.
Since some disorders may result from environmental toxins and medication, Farah & Farah Jacksonville FL personal injury attorneys will determine if there is a responsible party so the company or person responsible for your condition may be held accountable.
Speak with our Jacksonville SSD Digestive System Disorder Attorneys
Please contact us at 855-797-9899 if you are facing the challenge of returning to work while dealing with a devastating medical condition. Our Jacksonville FL Social Security lawyers will assist you in obtaining disability insurance benefits so you have some income while you work to regain your health.