Disability and Coronary Artery Disease & By-Pass Heart Surgery

Disability and Coronary Artery Disease & By-Pass Heart Surgery

J.M. was employed as a State Investigator for over 30 years when he suffered a serious heart attack. JM underwent a five-bypass surgery and was diagnosed with coronary artery disease and severely reduced left ventricular function in addition to severe depression. After being denied 3 different times by the SSA, Mr. Borgia was able to…

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Disability and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Disability and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

A.D. was a Vietnam War Veteran, with an honorable discharge from the Navy. After Vietnam, A.D. was employed as a plumber for over 20 years before he began to suffer serious consequences and symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (“PTSD”) and Depression. Despite substantial treatment at the VA Hospital PTSD Unit as well as various…

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Disability and Skin Psoriasis

Disability and Skin Psoriasis

K.B. was employed as a television executive producer for over 17 years before she began suffering from pustular psoriasis and lesions, a skin condition, which affected the palms of her hands and the bottoms of her feet. The severity of the skin impairment and the pain associated with it made it impossible for her to…

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Disability and Hypoturnia

Disability and Hypoturnia

L.B., a single mother of a disabled child, was employed as a deli worker at Publix when she became disabled due to a condition known as hypoturnia (electrolyte condition, which causes dangerously low sodium levels in the blood). After being denied two times by the SSA, Chris R. Borgia, Esq. was able to get her…

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Disability and Degenerative Disc Disease of the Lumbar Spine

Disability and Degenerative Disc Disease of the Lumbar Spine

KW suffered from degenerative disc disease of the lumbar spine (lower back), which caused him significant pain, decreased range of motion and weakness in the legs that required him to walk around in cane. KW worked as a carpenter for most of his life and was the only trade he knew. SSA agreed that he…

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