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Karl Kazmierczak
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Veteran's IU and Social Security Disability
If you can't work due to your service connected disabilities then in most cases you should be trying to get both Social Security Disability (SSDI) and VA Individual Unemployability (IU).  You can get both of these benefits.  When trying to get SSDI, the Soc...

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Camp Lejeune New Law for Veterans
The VA announced on January 13, 2017 that they will now recognize 8 medical conditions as presumptively service connected due to contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune.  If a veteran served a minimum of 30 days between August 1, 1953 and December 31, 1...

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Getting SSDI for Vision Disorders
If your main disabling medical condition is a vision disorder the best way to get found disabled is if you meet or equal the SSA Medical Listing of Impairments for vision disorders .  So if you are applying for SSDI based on a vision disorder, the first thi...

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Social Security Disability and SSI What is the Difference?
Social Security Disability, also called SSDI, is a program that allows those who are unable to work due to medical conditions receive monthly benefits based on the individuals payment of Social Security taxes when they worked.  To be eligible for these bene...

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Applying for Veterans Disability Benefits
If you are applying for VA disability benefits it is a good idea to try and list all the medical conditions you are trying to get service connected in one application if possible.  I say this because many veterans apply for some of their medical conditions ...

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How to Get RFC Forms Completed by Your Doctor
If you spent any time online researching how to win your Social Security disability claim than you know the importance of getting RFC forms completed by your treating doctors.  RFC forms are also called residual functional capacity forms and when filled out...

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Prior Work in a Social Security Disability Claim
Why is prior work important in SSDI claim?  Whether or not one can perform prior work is decided at the 4th step of the Social Security disability test .  If SSA finds you can perform past work you will be found not disabled.  If they determine you cannot p...

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Social Security Disability and Back Conditions
One of the most common medical conditions listed on SSDI claims is back conditions.  Some common examples are herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, osteoarthritis, spinal stenosis, facet arthritis, vertebral fracture, and spinal arachnoiditis.  It is ...

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Fireworks and Combat Veterans
This post is just a reminder to everyone who plans to set off their own fireworks this weekend to celebrate the holiday.  Please be aware of any combat veterans in your area.  Many combat veterans who suffer from PTSD are extremely sensitive to fireworks so...
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