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How To File a Disability Claim for Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis is a severe, debilitating illness that causes pain and inflammation in the joints. The government provides disability benefits to cover the medical bills and living expenses of individuals who are diagnosed with this condition. In New York, there is a process to follow…

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Advantages of a Social Security Disability Freeze

Your Social Security retirement benefits are based on an accumulation of lifetime earnings. A disability reduces the total amount of benefits that you earn in the end. A disability freeze allows disabled people in New York to achieve the full potential of their Social Security…

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How to Fast-Track an SSD Application

New York residents who have any of a number of specified conditions and who qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance may qualify for expedited processing of their application. Here is what you need to know about fast-tracking an SSD application. Compassionate Allowances Conditions The Social…

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Student Loan Forgiveness For Disabled Individuals

For many disabled individuals in New York City, student loans are a nightmare. Account balances continue to grow, go into default, and loom over you as a reminder of another dream having a disability has squashed. When you are struggling just to take care of…

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5 Tips For Picking An Attorney Right for You

As children, we were all told the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. In case you need a reminder, it’s the one where a precocious child breaks into the home of three unsuspecting bears, and tries out all their stuff. When the bears return…

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Can I Collect SS And A Civil Service Disability Pension?

Many retirees, and public employees in particular, must deal with serious health issues in their post-work lives. If your illness or injury was work-related, Seelig Law Offices can help you obtain New York civil service disability benefits, and any other retirement or disability benefits you…

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Paralympic Athletes Inspire Us All

This summer, thousands of disabled athletes are traveling to Tokyo to compete in the Paralympic Games. It is a shining example of the amazing things disabled individuals can accomplish if they are given the support they need to thrive. At the Seelig Law Group, we…

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Will My Social Security Disability Benefits Pay For That?

Your rent or mortgage, grocery bills, and prescription drugs cost about the same amount each and every month. They are predictable. You can budget for them. Other expenses pop up out of nowhere and surprise you. You get injured or sick and need extra care.…

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Disability Benefits Can Take Months To Kick In

When you have been injured or suffered an illness that makes it impossible for you to work, do not wait to file an application for disability benefits. Manhattan residents often end up waiting half a year for their Social Security Disability applications to be processed,…

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Three Myths About Social Security Disability

When Mythbusters was on the Discovery Channel, it was must-see tv. Each week hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman would test the validity of rumors, urban legends, movie scenes, Internet videos, and news stories. The guys, who have backgrounds in special effects, would often build…

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