Social Security Disability Insurance
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Brian Dowd, Des Moines area Disability Attorney

Helping People Who Have Been Denied SSDI and SSI Benefits

These are government programs that provide assistance to people who are unable earn a living and support themselves. Unfortunately, it is not always easy to attain these benefits. If you are disabled and your social security disability insurance (SSDI) or supplemental security income (SSI) claims have been denied, an effective lawyer can provide the aid you need.

Mental Disorders

Mental disability

Qualifying to Receive Benefits for Mental Disorders

Although mental disorders are not always apparent to others, they can produce serious, and even crippling effects on an individual's ability to function. Fortunately, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits are available for people who unable to work because of a mental disorder or disability.

The Dowd Law Firm, located in Des Moines, Iowa, has over 15 years of experience handling SSDI and SSI claims and can help you receive the benefits to which you are entitled. Contact their firm online or call 515-223-9884 to schedule a free initial consultation with attorney Brian Dowd.

Mental Disorders That Qualify You to Receive SSDI and SSI Benefits

There are a wide variety of mental disorders that may qualify a person to receive SSDI and SSI payments. Sometimes it is a combination of mental and physical disorders that result in a disability. The mental impairments may include:

  • Organic mental disorders, whether caused by injury, brain chemistry, or specific trauma, resulting in significant restriction in functioning
  • Schizophrenia, paranoia and other psychotic disorders
  • Affective disorders, including bi-polar, depression, and other mood disorders affecting sleep, appetite, energy, concentration, etc.
  • Mental retardation limiting the ability to function independently.
  • Anxiety disorder and panic attacks
  • Somatoform disorder
  • Personality disorder including borderline personality
  • Autism and pervasive developmental disorder

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Physical Disabilities

Physical disability

Receiving SSDI and SSI Benefits for Physical Disorders

People with physical disabilities face many difficult challenges in their daily lives. Fortunately, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits are available for people who have physical disorders that prevent them from earning a proper living.

The Dowd Law Firm, located in Des Moines, Iowa, has over 15 years of experience handling SSDI and SSI claims and can help you recover the benefits you are entitled. Contact their firm online or call 515-223-9884 to schedule a free initial consultation with attorney Brian Dowd.

Physical Disabilities and Disorders That May Qualify You to Receive SSDI and SSI BenefitsInclude:

  • Problems with the back, neck, knees, and other joints, whether caused by arthritis, injury or other ailments.
  • Difficulty in sight and hearing, or speech
  • Respiratory problems, including asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) and other breathing disorders.
  • Sleep apnea
  • Heart problems, including chronic heart failure and ventricular dysfunction
  • Angina, ischemic heart disease (IHD), arrhythmia, peripheral arterial disease
  • Problems with stomach and digestive system, including ulcers, chronic liver disease, colitis, and other problems, including weight loss.
  • Impairment of the kidneys and urinary system, including chronic renal dysfunction
  • Disorders of the blood and lymph nodes, such as leukemia, sickle cell disease, thrombocytopenia, and other anemias
  • Skin disorders, including psoriasis, mycotic infections, and chronic dermatitis
  • Impairments of the endocrine system and obesity, including thyroid disorders, diabetes, amputation due to diabetes, retinitis
  • Neurological disorders, including convulsions, brain tumors, motor dysfunction, and multiple sclerosis
  • Cancer, malignancies, tumors, and other Neoplastic diseases
  • Immune system problems, including lupus, Vasculitis, Scleroderma, Polymyositis, connective tissue disorder, allergic disorders, and other immune problems

Contact the Dowd Law Firm - Free Initial Consultation

If any of these physical disorders is preventing you from earning a proper living, the Dowd Law Firm can assist you in recovering SSDI or SSI payments.http://briandowdlaw.com/contact/Contact their office to schedule a free initial consultation and discuss your claim with a skilled attorney. The West Des Moines office is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. 515-223-9884