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Applying for disability benefits for a brain injury

Traumatic brain injuries can vary in severity, and symptoms can vary from patient to patient. However, one thing is for sure: a TBI can change your life forever. Many Fayetteville residents who have suffered a TBI lose the mental and physical ability to perform their job duties and are forced to stop working. These residents may need to apply for Social Security disability benefits for injuries to ensure that they are able to support themselves financially as they focus on recovery and learning how to live with a TBI.

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In an ideal world, all of us would be physically and mentally able to work until we decided it was time to retire. In the real world however, many people's careers are cut short due to unexpected injuries. Some of these injuries are so severe that the employees are never able to return to the jobs they used to have.

Can a worker with a skin disorder qualify for SSD benefits?

A skin disorder or injury can be more than uncomfortable or unattractive. It can be debilitating. When such an impairment affects one's ability to work, it can be financially destructive. Fortunately, workers in Georgia have all contributed to the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program. In cases their ability to work is impaired for a long period of time, a worker may qualify for SSDI Benefits for injuries to or disorders of their skin.

What sensory impairments qualify for SSD benefits?

An impairment of an individual's vision, hearing, or speech can be devastating. If such an impairment will inhibit the ability to work, an individual may qualify for Social Security Disability (SSDI) Benefits. Social Security Disability Benefits will not replace all the income you lose from not working, but they can help relieve some of the financial pressures that such lost wages create.

What bone injuries qualify for SSD benefits?

A broken bone, amputation, or spinal injury can be devastating. A person who suffers such an injurymay be unable to work, making it difficult to pay bills and make ends meet. If a bone-related injury prevents a person from working for at least a year, it may qualify the injured person for Social Security Disability Benefits, which will help make up for some of thelost wages and assist with other financial needs.

Can I return to work on Social Security disability?

To qualify for Social Security disability, the disabled individual must suffer from a disability that is so severe it prevents them from working. Some disabled individuals, however, may want to see if they are able to return to work but unsure if they can do so and may wonder if they will lose important disability benefits for trying. Social Security disability (SSD) insurance pays out to disabled individuals the money they paid into the program during their working years.

Rehabilitation options for Social Security disability recipients

After being injured on the job, it may be possible to obtain Social Security disability (SSD) benefits to help with everyday expenses. In addition to the other benefits provided by Social Security disability insurance, the program may also help disabled individuals return to work through vocational rehabilitation options. The Social Security Administration reimburses State Vocational Rehabilitation agencies for the costs of the services they provide to SSD recipients under certain circumstances.

How do brain injuries affect victims?

Many scientists throughout the world agree that the human brain is one of the most complex systems known to man. It is crucial to human life, and we have only just begun to get an understanding of just how complex it is and how it works. But, like every other part of the human body, it can be damaged, and a damaged brain could lead to very serious or catastrophic results.

Recognizing the dangers of construction sites

Many people who walk or drive past a construction site are intimidated by the massive equipment and supplies being used, moved and installed at the site. It comes as no wonder that if an accident were to occur at a construction site, the results often leave victims with serious or catastrophic injuries.

An overview of spinal injuries

One of the most sensitive and vulnerable parts of the human body is the spine. The spinal cord contains nerves that connect from the brain to the rest of the body. Protecting the nerves are vertebrae, which are rings of bone that form the back bone or spinal column.

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