Considerations for Social Security Claims Involving PTSD
Disability
Joel Thrift

Considerations for Social Security Claims Involving PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a serious mental illness affecting people who have experienced events so traumatic that they have extreme difficulty keeping a job, maintaining relationships and dealing with overwhelming anxiety and depression. According to the Social Security Administration’s Blue Book of Medical Conditions, proving PTSD is preventing someone from

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How Much Will It Cost to Hire a Disability Attorney?
Disability
Joel Thrift

How Much Will It Cost to Hire a Disability Attorney?

Navigating the Social Security disability claims process can be a difficult task, especially when you are living with a chronic illness or other debilitating condition. It is common for claimants to get through the beginning stages of their claim, only to end up with a rejection letter. The entire process

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What to Expect at a Social Security Disability Appeal Hearing
Disability
Joel Thrift

What to Expect at a Social Security Disability Appeal Hearing

Was your Social Security disability claim denied? While this may cause financial hardship, it’s not the end of the world. The Social Security Administration denies many claims, and the reason often isn’t that you’re not entitled to disability coverage. Here’s what you can expect if you have to appeal. Who

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Should I Report My Work Injury?
Workers' Compensation
Joel Thrift

Should I Report My Work Injury?

The short answer is, yes. Georgia law requires you to give notice to your supervisor within 30 days of your accident. O.C.G.A. § 34-9-80 . Technically, you could wait 29 days to give notice, but you should report right away. If you wait, you’re inviting skepticism that you were really

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Can I get Social Security Disability for my patellar tendinitis?
Disability
Joel Thrift

Can I get Social Security Disability for my patellar tendinitis?

Can I get Social Security Disability for my patellar tendinitis? Yes, you can. There are two ways to get Social Security Disability for your Patellar tendinitis. The first way is to show that you meet Social Security’s specific listing on Patellar tendinitis and the second way is to show that

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