Earlier this month, the Supreme Court heard a case that will have a big impact on how many disability attorneys are paid and how retroactive pay is calculated.
Soon after filing for disability benefits, it's not unusual to get a letter directing you to attend a consultative examination.
Shoulder arthritis is one of the things that individuals with rheumatoid arthritis sometimes suffer from. Occasionally, traditional treatments, such as medications, prove ineffective in addressing shoulder arthritis in a rheumatoid arthritis sufferer. Sometimes, rheumatoid arthritis sufferers for whom this is the case undergo shoulder replacement surgery.
When Minnesotans suffer from aggressive forms of cancer, they may need to undergo months of intense medical treatments. Going through treatment and recovering from surgeries can be physically and emotionally exhausting, making it difficult for cancer patients to get out of bed each day. And side effects from treatments can also cause patients to experience additional pain and other medical problems. For some cancer victims, going to work while undergoing treatments is simply not an option.