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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T.W. v. SSA – Disability and Bipolar Disorder

T.W. v. SSA – Disability and Bipolar Disorder

TW suffered from low IQ, schizoaffective and bipolar disorders. TW had long and successful work history as a bus boy at a well-known and popular diner, a job he held for over 15 years when, at the age of 53, he was terminated from the job because the diner hired a new manager. Afterwards, TW…

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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 Diabetic Neuropathy of the Feet and Legs

Disability and Diabetic Neuropathy of the Feet and Legs

SE suffered from insulin dependent diabetes, which in turn caused her to have diabetic neuropathy of the feet and legs. By the time she was given a hearing date by SSA, SE was limited to getting around with the only the use of a walker and wheelchair. SE worked as a district manager for a…

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E.C. v. SSA – Disability and HIV

E.C. v. SSA – Disability and HIV

EC was diagnosed with HIV in 2001 and shortly thereafter was unable to continue working due to the symptoms of HIV and strong medication side effects (severe weight loss, wasting syndrome, chronic high fevers, nausea, vomiting, fatigue and drowsiness). EC worked as a maintenance man for over 10 years in a South Florida municipality. After…

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