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Fibromyalgia

By Brooke Qualls, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. In 2012, Social Security developed a ruling that gives guidance to social security disability claim examiners and Administrative Law Judges in evaluating disability claims that are made on the basis of fibromyalgia. Social Security Ruling 12-2p (“SSR”) discusses what evidence can establish fibromyalgia as a medically determinable […]

Is a Fibromyalgia Diagnosis Enough to Receive Social Security Disability? By Nikki D. Evans, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. As a social security disability lawyer in Columbia, MO, I often have clients who have been diagnosed by some means or another with fibromyalgia (FM). Many of these clients wonder why the Social Security Administration (SSA) […]

Social Security Disability and Fibromyalgia By Curtis Trent, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C.   Fibromyalgia is a sometimes misunderstood condition, but can cause disabling symptoms for those who suffer from it. As a disability attorney in Springfield, MO, I have seen that Social Security recognizes the difficulty of evaluating whether someone who has fibromyalgia is […]