Chicago Social Security Disability Blog

Chicago Social Security Disability Blog
Nash Disability Law keeps you connected to the latest news and information on Social Security Disability.

Fighting Back: A Disability Case History

January 10, 2019

The road to winning Social Security disability benefits can be long and difficult to navigate. It certainly doesn’t seem fair for a person who has contributed to the system for years through paycheck deductions becomes disabled yet is wrongfully turned down for their rightfully earned benefits. However, if there is a slender ray of hope

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For Victims of Domestic Violence, Chicago & Illinois Organizations Offer Help and Hope

January 7, 2019

The numbers are shocking and appalling. One in three women in the United States and one in four men have experienced some form of physical violence at the hands of an intimate partner, according to the Social Impact Research Center. “On a typical day,” the research center says, “domestic violence hotlines receive approximately 21,000 calls,

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Question of the Month: If I am found disabled, do I qualify for Medicare?

January 4, 2019

If Social Security says you are eligible to receive disability insurance benefits, you will qualify for Medicare benefits. However, you must wait two years from your date of entitlement in order to receive them. To know exactly when you can start receiving Medicare benefits, it is important to understand what “date of entitlement” means to

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You Can Do Something About the Opioid Crisis. (Yes, You.)

January 2, 2019

Oftentimes in today’s complex world, it can seem as if the problems we face as a society are insurmountable—that the solutions are beyond our reach as individuals. The opioid crisis in America may appear like it fits into that category. Overdose deaths in 2017 increased by nearly 10 percent to more than 70,000 with the

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