Melissa Linebaugh graduated with honors from the University of Baltimore School of Law and is a member of the Maryland bar. She has a background in criminal, disability, and family law. Ms. Linebaugh works as a general practitioner.
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Crohn’s disease causes inflammation deep in the layers of the intestinal wall and throughout the gastrointestinal tract.
How much your SSDI (Social Security disability) benefit will be is based on your lifetime earnings. Here's how Social Security calculates your SSDI payment.
If you have frequent asthma attacks that require medical attention, you should be able to get disability benefits.
Can you own or run a small business and collect Social Security disability benefits?
If you live in Illinois and are disabled, you can receive cash assistance through the state's Aid to the Aged, Blind and Disabled (AABD) program or through the federal governments.
Persons with disabilities who live in North Carolina and cannot work may be eligible for Social Security Disability (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic disease of the intestines that causes abdominal pain and bloating, cramping, gas, constipation, diarrhea and mucus in the stool.
If your adult child is disabled and can't do any significant amount work, he or she may be able to collect Social Security child benefits or SSI disability benefits.
One of the basic requirements for disability benefits is that your medical condition is so severe it prevents you from performing a substantial amount of work.
Substantial gainful activity is the level of work that a person without a disability can do.