Announcing service in Pocatello

Do you live in the Pocatello, ID area and need support with your Social Security Disability claim? At Match and Farnsworth, we are here to serve the greater Pocatello, ID area. Our goal is to provide you with the legal services and representation that they both need and deserve. We can provide you with concise […]

Common Reasons why SSA Claims for Seizures are Denied

Unfortunately, there are many people who suffer from seizures and do not have their claims honored. This can leave individuals and their families struggling to make ends meet. Because of this, it is vital for everyone who is considering an SSA claim to understand why these claims are denied so that these mistakes can be […]

Qualifying for SSA Benefits Based on Epilepsy or Other Seizure Disorders

With National Epilepsy Awareness Month currently happening, it is important for everyone to know that they could qualify for SSA benefits based on their seizure disorder, with one example being epilepsy. Of course, like any other medical disorder, whether or not it qualifies for SSA benefits will depend on the criteria that have been established […]

How the Social Security Administration analyzes seizures

How you can qualify for disability benefits based on epilepsy or seizure disorders? It’s National Epilepsy Awareness Month, and we wanted to let you know how the Social Security Administration analyzes seizures when determining if someone who has them meets SSA disability criteria. Seizure events themselves are rather complicated, and how they are defined by […]

How does Social Security evaluate my statements about my disability to do full time work

When the Social Security Administration makes a determination about whether or not a particular diagnosis or impairment would prevent an individual from performing substantial and gainful employment, they often need to rely upon the statements of a claimant about how the impairments affect their work ability.  A claimant’s credibility can make or break a claim, […]

How credibility is determined when evaluating a claim for disability benefits

When the Social Security Administration evaluates if an individual is unable to work and entitled to benefits because of a medical or psychological condition, they look at many factors to determine what impact the conditions have on a person’s work capacity. These factors include medical records, statements made by physicians about a person’s work capacity […]

How Social Security determines if your impairment is disabling

There are very few conditions that are considered disabling with just a diagnosis. The majority of impairments are evaluated by determining if they cause functional impairment which meets specific rules or which would be significant enough to preclude an individual from engaging in full time employment.   Functional Impairments A functional impairment is a physical […]