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SSDI application denied? Don't lose hope

Suffering a disabling injury or illness can change your entire life. On top of the ongoing pain and medical treatments you may have to endure, you can lose your ability to work and take care of yourself; your loved ones may have to take on added responsibilities and you can feel helpless, alone and scared about the future.

What are common causes of North Carolina motor vehicle accidents?

Motor vehicle accidents in North Carolina occur for a variety of reasons. Some are the result of adverse weather conditions while others are the fault of drunk drivers. Which causes are most commonly pinpointed as causes for motor vehicle accidents in the state?

Pain

Pain is common and important factor contributing to functional loss and proof of a disability case. If pain affects an individual's ability to perform basic work activities it must be considered by the Social Security Administration if it is supported by medical evidence of a condition that could be reasonably be expected to produce the pain or other symptoms. It is difficult to easily categorize the intensity and persistence of pain; however, if your physician finds a medical condition that could produce pain, he/she will often verify the practical impact of the pain based on interaction with you, the patient. In these situations, it is important to have the advice of a knowledgeable attorney to provide guidance in the best way for this evidence to be developed.

You could be liable for subcontractors’ workplace accidents

In the state of North Carolina, the majority of employers are required by state law to carry workers’ compensation insurance for all of their employees, and this requirement extends to subcontractors. If your business is getting ready to hire a subcontractor, it may be wise to request proof of insurance. This is because your business could be held liable if subcontractors have workplace accidents while in your employ.

What are common causes of North Carolina motor vehicle accidents?

Motor vehicle accidents in North Carolina occur for a variety of reasons. Some are the result of adverse weather conditions while others are the fault of drunk drivers. Which causes are most commonly pinpointed as causes for motor vehicle accidents in the state?

Inflammatory Arthritis

There are several types of inflammatory arthritis conditions that can support a claim for disability. These include rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and sarcoidosis. The Social Security Administration has specific guidelines for each of these conditions and a knowledgeable disability attorney can provide the information your physician needs to evaluate your condition to determine if it is sufficiently severe to support a disability claim.

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