As a disability lawyer and social security attorney, the CJ Henry Law Firm believes we should provide updated information to our clients. This will help them better understand the legal process involved in obtaining disability benefits. We want to keep our clients up to date about legal happenings in the field of disability insurance in Florida and other legal matters pertaining to disability.

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Ocala Disability Attorney Discusses Obesity and Social Security Disability Benefits

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If obesity is a factor in your Social Security disability claim, an experienced Ocala disability attorney can help explain the Social Security Administration's requirements regarding Body Mass Index (...

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Chronic Pain as a Basis for Social Security Disability Benefits: Part 1—Objective Evidence

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Chronic pain can be defined in a number of different ways. It can be continuous, irregular, or intense. It can be pain that cannot be eliminated by standard medical treatment, pain that persists after...

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Chronic Pain as a Basis for Social Security Disability Benefits: Part 2– Intensity and Persistence

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If you have a medically determinable impairment, that is -- your medical records and doctors’ reports illustrate an underlying physical or mental impairment that could reasonably be expected to caus...

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Claimants Under 50: Manipulative Limitations

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To qualify for Social Security disability benefits if you are under the age of 50, you will likely need to prove you cannot perform most sedentary jobs.  Sedentary work is the physically easiest type...

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Chronic Pain as a Basis for Social Security Disability Benefits: Your Credibility

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Your credibility is the extent to which your statements regarding your pain can be believed and accepted as true. There are two significant factors that can increase the credibility of your statements...

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Evaluating Chiropractic Evidence in Social Security Disability Cases

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An experienced Florida Social Security disability attorney will tell you that the Social Security Administration differentiates between evidence from “acceptable” medical sources and “other” m...

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CAT SCAN TECHNOLOGIST WITH FIBROMYALGIA AND CHRONIC PAIN WINS AGAINST UNUM

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A CT technologist at an area hospital applied for benefits under her disability insurance policy that she paid for through payroll deductions. Although she had rotator cuff tear for many years, her e...

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Chronic Pain Exists Even One Year Post Injury

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Arch Surg. 2008 Mar;143(3):282-7; Prevalence of pain in patients 1 year after major trauma.Rivara FP, Mackenzie EJ, Jurkovich GJ, Nathens AB, Wang J, Scharfstein DO. Departments of Pediatrics and Epid...

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Depression and Pain: Is it all in your head?

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Pain and depression are among the leading causes of long term disability. According to a literature review, on average 63 % of patients with depression experience one or more pain complaint and depre...

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