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Disability

Disability

I am 37 years old have been diagnosed with Parkinson's for year and a half. I just had deep brain stimulation and hope the results will be positive. I have applied for disability due to the fact that I work a job it is 100% commission six days a week 50 to 60 hours a week . I have tried to reduce my hours at work would find that I can't do a satisfactory job for myself and not keep up those hours. I have a group Long term disability policy but if I leave the current company to slow down I lose the… read more

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

My GP has suggested I apply as well... I am 55 with no insurance to cover doc's and meds... I was told to be prepared to be rejected a few times and that I'll probably have to hire an attorney

posted almost 4 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Good answer!

posted almost 4 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I never had an issue with getting social security. I had to see a psychiatrist and one other doctor. I was a dental assistant, the psych asked why I didn't feel like I could do my job and I said because I didn't want to end up in a patients lap.

posted almost 4 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I am 56 years old. I became ill September of. 2013. I last worked January 16. 2014. I have a friend who is an attorney but does not represent disability cases but he suggested I file immediately knowing how long it takes to go through the system. I have been denied a couple of times but now we are at court level. It's just between me and my attorney and the judge. I just got a court date almost 3 years from when I became ill. Thank goodness my best friends husband is an attorney and knew how long the process would take. If I became wellat any time we could just drop this. I know my attorney has already spent thousands of dollars on me getting medical records. I highly recommend getting a lawyer to help you through this process because it is long and hard to understand. Please say a prayer that mine goes through when go to court because I can never work again due to what this disease has done to me.

posted almost 4 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

My hubby was diagnosed at 59 and he applied for Disability .He was a trucker for many years and they gave him a runaround for a year till he called his senators office and behold two weeks later he got retroactive back when he applied .the year before

posted almost 4 years ago
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