Social Security Disability
Will a Settlement Affect Disability Benefits?
Posted in Social Security Disability on February 11, 2019
Many Americans rely on public assistance programs and disability benefits of various types to cover the cost of basic living expenses, medical treatment, and ongoing therapy. A disabled individual likely has countless benefits-related concerns at any given time, and a sudden personal injury can present a host of new challenges. Some may wonder whether receiving… read more
What Is Security Negligence?
Posted in Social Security Disability on May 16, 2018
Property owners in Tennessee owe special duties of care to keep their premises safe for visitors. In general, these duties require landowners to repair known defects, search for hidden hazards, and warn visitors of known dangers on a property. One of the risks a property owner must reasonably prevent is security breaches, such as robberies… read more
Common Questions to Prepare for at Your ALJ Hearing
Posted in Social Security Disability on January 29, 2018
In pursuing your disability benefits claim, expect the administrative law judge (ALJ) to ask questions at your hearing. The judge is attempting to assess your disability and how that affects your ability to work and carry on in your daily life. Being prepared beforehand to answer questions allows to answer those questions clearly. It also… read more
Can I Get Disability Benefits Even if My Condition Isn’t in the Disability “Blue Book?”
Posted in Social Security Disability on January 22, 2018
Qualifying for benefits through the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program may seem straightforward. If you suffer from one of the impediments the government lists in the “blue book” of impairments, Social Security benefits should cover you through these programs. However, even if the blue book doesn’t list your condition,… read more
75% of People Are Denied SSD Benefits on their 1st Application – Try Again!
Posted in Social Security Disability on August 29, 2016
You’ve submitted your application for benefits, completed all required forms and have been diligently attending doctor’s appointments related to your injury or illness; and yet you receive a letter in the mail from the Social Security Disability office that states you have been denied benefits. This can be disheartening, frustrating and may cause you to… read more
Tomorrow – April 7th – National Check Your Statement Day
Posted in Social Security Disability on April 6, 2016
It is National Social Security Week and tomorrow is National Check Your Statement Day. Your Social Security Statement will help you understand your retirement security. If you have a My Social Security account, you can simply log on and check your benefits. If you don’t you should consider setting on up. This account will allow… read more
COPD and Disability
Posted in Social Security Disability on July 23, 2014
Tennessee Social Security Disability attorney Ann Tycer is often asked to prove cases of disability involving COPD. This is a respiratory (lung) condition characterized by loss of pulmonary function making it very difficult to breath, which in turn makes working difficult if not impossible. Emphysema is a name frequently given to one type of COPD…. read more
Can you win Social Security Disability benefits due to Fibromyalgia?
Posted in Social Security Disability on June 5, 2014
Fibromyalgia is a complex disease (syndrome) with widespread symptoms. Muscle pain and weakness lasting more than three months is one of the foremost factors, but a number of other abnormalities are usually present. Some studies indicate that 1 out of every 73 people in the United States suffer from this disease. The website Fibrocenter has… read more
Degenerative Disc Disease and Social Security Disability
Posted in Social Security Disability on May 20, 2014
One of the most common claims our Nashville Social Security disability attorney encounters is for degenerative disc disease (DDD). DDD is a painful condition often described as an aching, burning, stabbing or stinging sensation. Many people with DDD feel “pressure” in the lower back. The symptoms may radiate to other areas of the body including… read more
Veteran Social Security Disability Attorney Joins Larry R. Williams, PLLC
Posted in Social Security Disability on May 19, 2014
Larry Williams and Jonathan Williams are proud to announce that attorney Ann-Douglas Tycer has joined the Nashville injury firm of Larry R. Williams, PLLC and will manage the firm’s Social Security Disability practice. Ann brings more than 23 years of experience representing Tennesseans applying for Social Security Disability benefits. She previously worked for Attorney William… read more