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Dear Disability Judges: Speak Plain English

Posted by Louis B. Lusk | Oct 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dear Disability Judges: Speak Plain English Social Security Disability Hearings are held before Administrative Law Judges, who usually ask the Claimant a series of questions. I am constantly amazed at how many of these Judges have difficulty communicating with my clients, most of whom have blue c...

How Being Over 50 Affects Your SSI Disability Claim

Posted by Louis B. Lusk | Jul 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

How Being Over 50 Affects Your SSI Disability Claim If you are between the ages of 50 and 65 you have a much better chance of qualifying for Social Security disability than younger individuals. This is because of the so-called “grid” rules. These rules are based on charts (or grids) that outline ...

Social Security Disability and COPD

Posted by Louis B. Lusk | Jun 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Social Security Disability and COPD Can you recover Social Security disability benefits for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD? The short answer is yes, in some cases. My clients with this condition often describe the feeling of an “elephant sitting on my chest” making it difficult to...

Schizophrenia and Social Security Disability

Posted by Louis B. Lusk | Jan 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Schizophrenia and Social Security Disability Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness that afflicts over 3 million Americans. Symptoms may include paranoid delusions, compulsive and disorganized behavior, mental confusion, agitation and aggressive behavior. Without the proper medical treatment, ...

Louis B. Lusk Discuss Back Pain and Disability Benefits

Posted by Louis B. Lusk | Sep 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Louis B. Lusk Discuss Back Pain and Disability Benefits Obtaining disability benefits for back pain is challenging for a number of reasons, which is why supporting medical evidence is so important. Simply having pain is not enough; you must prove that you have a back condition that limits your ph...

Disability Attorney Recommends Journal

Posted by Louis B. Lusk | Jul 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Disability Attorney Recommends Journal If you are attempting to receiving Social Security disability benefits, it is best to first consult with at disability attorney. If you have already filed a claim for Social Security, then your disability attorney has probably recommended that you keep a da...

Persistent Leg Pain Can Lead to Disability

Posted by Louis B. Lusk | Mar 05, 2015 | 0 Comments

Persistent Leg Pain Can Lead to Disability After a long day of walking, a person's legs may be swollen and cause them pain. For most people, a good night's sleep takes care of things. But for some individuals, this is a daily occurrence from chronic venous insufficiency (CVI). CVI is when the val...

Dusty Work Can Lead to Breathing Problems

Posted by Louis B. Lusk | Mar 03, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dusty Work Can Lead to Breathing Problems Chasing dust bunnies from under a couch can give rise to sneezing. But, some people deal with dust day-in-and-day-out in their jobs. For coal miners breathing in coal dust, they can develop the condition called black lung, medically called pneumoconiosis....

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