Mental Illness and Disability

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Mental Illness and Disability By James Pavisian Parmele Law Firm, P.A. In 2011, the Social Security Administration approved approximately one-third of the three million applications it received for disability. Of those approved, 19.2% of people received disability benefits for a mental illness. Therefore, as social security disability lawyers in Kansas City, MO, we understand that a serious mental illness can … Read More

Winning a Disability Claim based on a Seizure Disorder

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Winning a Disability Claim based on a Seizure Disorder By Aaron Mansfield, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. Winning a disability claim based upon a seizure disorder can be difficult. In order to meet the requirements for disability based upon a seizure disorder, Social Security requires that despite compliance with seizure medications and recommended treatment, you still experience frequent and well … Read More

Disability Due to Seizures

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Disability due to Seizures By Ashley Baine, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. Many people file for disability due to seizures. Seizures are medical impairments that given the right evidence can be a disabling condition under Social Security regulations. Unfortunately, as disability attorneys in Joplin MO, we see a lot of people who think the diagnosis of a seizure condition alone … Read More

Cast of Characters at Your Disability Hearing

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CAST OF CHARACTERS AT YOUR HEARING By Ghermann Magaña, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. There are various people who may be present at your hearing. Usually, the Notice of Hearing that you receive in the mail from the Social Security Administration will have the main actors that will be present. A vocational witness or medical expert will not always be … Read More

Seizure Impairments and Disability

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SEIZURE IMPAIRMENTS AND DISABILITY By Jeff Ciegel, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. As disability attorneys in Fairview Heights, IL we have people ask us all the time if they can get disability for a seizure disorder. The answer is of course you can, but you have to prove it. Most people don’t have any trouble establishing that they have a … Read More

Cooperative Disability Investigations (CDIs) and Your Disability Claim

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Cooperative Disability Investigations (CDIs) and Your Disability Claim By: Nikki D. Evans, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, PC As a Social Security disability attorney in Jefferson City, MO I am sometimes asked by clients if Social Security will find out about ‘x’ or ‘y’. For example, “will Social Security find out that I am in school?”, or “will Social Security know … Read More

Disability Lawyers in Kansas City MO Examine an “Unfavorable Decision”

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I Have An Unfavorable Decision. Now What? By Kathleen Overton, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. After waiting a year, you finally get in front of an Administrative Law Judge. You explain your disabilities the best you can, but the vocational expert says you can be a document preparer and the judge agrees. But your back still hurts, you can’t sit, … Read More

Are you a widow or widower? Know your rights concerning Social Security benefits.

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Are you a widow or widower? Know your rights concerning Social Security benefits.By Max Blaser, Attorney at LawParmele Law Firm, P.C. As Social Security Disability lawyers in Mountain Grove mo we realize that most people do not know that Social Security will provide survivors benefits for widows and widowers if certain criteria are met. When broken down to simple terms, … Read More

How to Win Your Disability Case

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How to Win Your Disability CaseBy Mike Wolter, AttorneyParmele Law Firm, P.C. The answer to this is a fairly simple one, if not one that is easily remedied. While there are many things that are helpful to a claim (such as a good work history and testimonials from friends and family), a successful disability claimant must have medical records substantiating … Read More

A Disability Lawyer in Kansas City, MO Tackles the Question “Why did my neighbor get disability and I can’t?”

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My neighbor is on disability and he is definitely not disabled, so why is it so hard for me? By Kelsey Greenfield, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. As a disability lawyer in Kansas City, MO I have many clients come to my office with this common question. They may know a neighbor who still mows the lawn or they believe … Read More