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Social Security Disability Benefits for Mental Conditions Archives

Avoid being the target of a disability fraud investigation

How do you avoid being accused of Social Security disability (SSD) fraud when you have an "invisible" disorder like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or some other form of mental illness?

How to apply for Social Security Disability for mental conditions

Mental conditions are not exempt from Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. In fact, these issues are discussed in Section 12 of the Blue Book published by the Social Security Administration (SSA). Here's some advice on applying for Social Security benefits for mental conditions.

Malingerers make it harder on others to get approved for benefits

Sometimes people get sick for reasons that doctors can't identify. However, just because the physical cause for a patient's symptoms can't be identified doesn't mean that he or she is malingering -- faking an illness -- in order to get approved for disability benefits.

How long does it take before disability benefits are approved?


When Philadelphia residents are facing difficult circumstances, it is vital that they receive the assistance they need as soon as possible. Each day, week and month without that assistance can make the situation even worse.

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Our Philadelphia firm and attorneys have received numerous accolades in the area of workers' compensation law. Several of our attorneys have been recognized by their peers and listed in Super Lawyers since 2006. The Super Lawyers process recognizes the top lawyers in their fields in Pennsylvania.

Since 2010, our law firm has been rated as a tier-one law firm for workers' compensation law claimants in Pennsylvania by U.S. News & World Report — Best Law Firms Edition.

Since 2009, Jason Krasno has been selected to the Best Lawyers® "America's Best" series. The Best Lawyers® award is given only to a handful of attorneys throughout the United States each year. Jason was also selected as a top workers' compensation attorney. You can see the articles on Jason in Newsweek's Aug. 23, 2010, edition.

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