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Disabiliy Application

Disabiliy Application

I am going to have to apply for Disability. Can anyone recommend a good lawyer? I live in Franklin, MA (Southwest of Boston).

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I also live in Indiana and had the same experience. Not sure if this is allowed but Karl Truman law office's made everything so simple and no cost… read more

posted 12 months ago

Income While Waiting For SS Disabillity To Kick In.

Income While Waiting For SS Disabillity To Kick In.

We live in NJ. My husband has received conformation that he will be receiving SS disability, but has to wait 6 month before the first check will arrive. Does anyone know of any other benefits that he can apply for to help pay the bills these 6 month while he waits ?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

My husband is not a Vet. But thanks for the information.

posted about 3 years ago

Disability

Disability

Can anyone recommend an attorney in the southeast pa area? Media, west Chester? Need to research our options for disability / early retirement.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Check with large hospitals close to you. I was blessed to have found an attorney that represents Parkinson’s patients connected to Parkinson’s support… read more

posted over 1 year ago

Disability

Disability

Are you under 66 and have PD? Did you apply for social security disability? Was it easy? Did you get it? I was diagnosed 3 years ago, retired 2 years ago at 60. Just applied, should have done it 2 or more years ago.

Info from SSA https://www.ssa.gov/planners/disability/dqualif...

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Update: It took about three or four months to get a letter from Social Security denying my disability claim. I got the assistance from an attorney to… read more

posted almost 4 years ago

How Hard Is It To Get Disability When You Have Parkinson Disease

How Hard Is It To Get Disability When You Have Parkinson Disease

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

It took me 2xs to apply for disability, then it was approved. The first time u apply, everyone pretty much get denied. I talked to a disability lawyer,… read more

posted 6 months ago

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:

Good answer!

posted about 4 years ago

Where Does My Husband Start When Trying To Get Disability?

Where Does My Husband Start When Trying To Get Disability?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Hi at your local branch,if you have one there is an advisor you will attachley be able to fill out the form for you ,it makes a lot of difference as… read more

posted about 3 years ago

Csn Anyone Give Me Some Advise For Filing For Social Security Disability?

Csn Anyone Give Me Some Advise For Filing For Social Security Disability?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I got an attorney and was approved first time and only took about 4 wks. Attorney takes a cut of your first check which is retro active to filing date… read more

posted over 1 year ago

Does Anyone Know If You Can Be On Disability Because Of Parkinson's

Does Anyone Know If You Can Be On Disability Because Of Parkinson's

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Parkinson's is listed as catastrophic disease with SSDI. I did contract evaluations for SSDI/DDS for 18 years. Being on the catastrophic list is… read more

posted almost 4 years ago