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The Effect Of Drug Addiction Or Alcoholism On A Claim For Social Security Disability

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

On March 22, 2013 a new Social Security Ruling regarding drug addiction and alcoholism (DAA) went into effect. (SSR 13-2p). While the ruling does not dramatically change the way that SSA evaluates DAA in disability cases, I thought this was a good time to write on the topic. What is DAA in the Social… Read More »

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Liver Disease, Alcoholism & Social Security Disability

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

The most common forms of liver disease I see in my disability practice are liver cancer, hepatitis, cirrhosis, and alcoholic liver disease. All of these medical conditions can be severe enough to prevent a person from working. This post describes the most common types of liver disease and how they may be used as… Read More »

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