Author Archives: Joni B. Bailey

How Do I Get a Copy of My Social Security Disability File From the SSA?

If you applied for Social Security Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income benefits and your claim has been denied, you might want to review the evidence in your Social Security Disability claim file or take your file to an attorney representative for review.  Here are some tips:

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Social Security Disability: Life After a Knee Replacement – Returning to Work

After knee replacement surgery many people wonder what their life will be like; they wonder if they will be able to make the transition back to work.  Here are some things to keep in mind if you are considering knee replacement surgery:

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Are shoulder problems a big deal in a Social Security Disability claim?

“If I have shoulder problems, will that impact my Social Security Disability Insurance claim?”  In order to answer this question, let’s look at how the Social Security Disability Insurance rules and regulations categorize work.

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Social Security Disability:  What if my joint replacement surgery does not go as planned?

Joint replacement is a relatively safe surgical procedure IF the patient is properly screened for health risks before surgery AND follows the doctor’s advice after the surgery.  As with any major medical event, being prepared in case something does not go as planned is wise.  Here are two things you can do before total joint replacement surgery:

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