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One important aspect of qualifying for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits (“SSDI” or “disability benefits”) is that you must seek treatment for your condition and you must follow your doctor’s orders. If you do not, your failure to do so can be grounds for denying you benefits. So, if you have a mental condition and […]

When you apply for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits (“SSDI” or “disability benefits”), while there are times when you can refuse to have surgery and still may qualify for disability benefits, in some cases you must have surgery in order to qualify. Disability Benefits and Surgery. It is always important for you to seek regular […]

Generally, you go to a doctor to get advice and medical treatment. So why wouldn’t you follow your doctor’s prescribed orders? Failure to Follow Prescribed Treatment. When it comes to applying for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits (“SSDI” or “disability benefits”), refusing to follow your doctor’s orders can negatively impact your application. Unless, that is, […]

Raise your hand if you love having surgery. Didn’t think so. But if you are applying to the Social Security Administration (“SSA”) for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits (“SSDI” or “disability benefits”), refusing to have surgery could prevent you from being awarded benefits. Surgery, the SSA and You. While there are exceptions to every rule, […]

Is Treatment Necessary? SSA Disability Medical Records. By Aujsha Weeden, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. The best way to build an effective medical record in order to establish that you are disabled is to regularly seek medical treatment. Regular treatment can depend on the condition and it’s severity, but seeing your doctors for medical treatment […]

Medical Treatment and Your Social Security Disability Claim By Mike Wolter, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. Medical treatment for your conditions is the single most important part of your application for disability. The rules and regulations that Social Security uses place a heavy emphasis on your medical treatment when evaluating your Social Security disability claim. […]

Social Security Disability and Complete Medical Documentation By James Pavisian, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C.   As a Social Security disability attorney in Overland Park, KS, the most difficult part of my job is helping people understand that there is a difference between reality and the medical documentation in the evidence. This is critical to […]

The Importance of Medical Treatment By Kelsey Young, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C.   As a disability attorney in Kansas City, MO, I can assure you that in order to have a successful disability claim, it is important to seek medical treatment throughout the entire process and beyond a favorable decision.  To be found disabled, […]

Treatment after Receipt of Social Security Benefits By Kelsey Young, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C.   As a social security disability lawyer in St. Joseph, MO, I have noticed that not only is it becoming harder to receive disability benefits in the last few years, but it is getting harder to keep them.  The Administration […]