Winning Your Disability Case in Three Words: Frequency, Severity and Duration

In a disability case, almost any symptom or limitation can be disabling; but to determine whether they … read more ]

Obtaining Disability Benefits: How and When to Talk to Your Doctor

I was fortunate to be in Los Angeles as a speaker at the FAME 2000 International Fibromyalgia … [read more ]

Not Filing a Disability Claim is a Financial Disaster Waiting to Happen!

Without debate, we can agree the past two years in the stock market have been financially … [read more]

The Issue of Disability

It is better to work than not to work. It is better to be healthy than to be sick. It is better to be … read more ]

How to Apply for Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits

This article is about Social Security Insurance Disability. It does not deal with worker’s … read more ]

Social Security: The Role of the Physician

A physician’s evidence and testimony may be the deciding factor in the success of a patient’s … [ read more]

Fibromyalgia and the Disability Dilemma

Fibromyalgia is a common syndrome of chronic pain that is increasingly seen in rheumatology … [read more]

Is Disability Right for You?

When fibromyalgia struck, Elaine struggled to keep up with her home life and her job as an outside … read more ]

Tips for Successful Disability Applications

It’s no secret that for years, insurance companies have made a regular practice of refusing to pay … [read more ]


If anyone had told me that, at the tender age of 42, I would be diagnosed with an illness no one … [read more ]

When Is Disability Appropriate?

In a survey conducted by the National Fibromyalgia Association in 2003, 99 percent of the … [read more ]

Fibromyalgia and Long Term Disability Insurance Recent Developments

Several recent court rulings have shown an enlightened approach to adjudicating disability insurance … read more ]

Dealing with Disability

In 2003, I retired from the Commonwealth of Virginia after 30 years of employment in the field of Social … read more ]