Disabling Limitations due to Your Diabetes? Diabetes Mellitus in Social Security Diabetes can cause you to experience disabling limitations alone or in combination with other impairments and could be the reason you are not able to work. Some helpful tips on how to aid your disability case as it relates to diabetes: If you have to take insulin and you experience fluctuating blood sugars throughout the day, something that you could do to help your case would be to keep a journal of your blood sugar readings so we can see over time where your readings are. The second thing you can do to help win your diabetes case is when you have a high blood sugar reading, document the symptoms you are experiencing. A lot of times when people have a high blood sugar reading, they can have problems with: fatigue, dizziness, and fainting spells. If you are experiencing…Learn More
Denied Social Security Disability? Don’t Give Up! Disability Attorney Brian Carmichael had a client that wanted to give up because their disability case was denied multiple times. The first administrative hearing was in 2008 in Selma, Alabama. The client had been unable to work since 2005. She was then denied in 2008 but we continued to appeal her case. Amidst the appeals, in 2017 an administrative law judge went back to 2005 and said that she was actually disabled the whole time as we asserted. During that time from 2008 to 2017 she wanted to give up because she was discouraged by the denials. Alabama & Georgia Disability Lawyer Brian Carmichael believed in her case and partnered with her to keep fighting unjustified denials. This is a prime example of not giving up on your disability case. If you are not able to work due to your medical conditions and…Learn More
How to Start the Social Security Disability Claim Process The first step in the disability process is actually filing a disability application with the Social Security Administration. Once of the fastest and easiest ways of filing a disability application if you have worked five out of the last ten years is to do it online by visiting the link here. You may also call the National Social Security hotline at 1-800-772-1213 and tell them that you would like to file a disability application. If you are unable to work due to a physical or mental condition we encourage you to file a disability application as soon as possible. Also, we would be more than happy to help you file the application and be there for you during every step in the disability claims process. Contact Disability Attorney Brian Carmichael at 334-737-6311 and let him help you WIN your disability claim!…Learn More
Disability Brian Carmichael has been practicing social security disability law since 2005. He’s had the great pleasure to advocate for hundreds of social security claimants throughout the southeast. Mr. Carmichael’s passion is advocating for the disabled and would love the opportunity to aggressively advocate on your behalf. If you have been denied disability, let Columbus, GA Disability Attorney Brian Carmichael help you win the disability benefits you deserve.
10 Warning Signs that Bankruptcy is Needed Even though the financial crisis you are facing is unique to your set of circumstances, there are a few “red flags” we often see. If one or more of the following applies to you, call us and schedule your free bankruptcy consultation with our Bankruptcy Attorneys (Columbus, GA) and we will help you figure it out: 1. You are relying on cash advances/payday loans to make ends meet and can’t keep up with the payments. 2. You took out a title pawn on your car for short-term relief, but find yourself “rolling over” the note again and again. 3. You tried a “debt negotiation” program, but it failed to provide you adequate debt relief. 4. You can only make the minimum payments on your credit cards. 5. You are receiving harassing collection calls non-stop. 6. You are being sued on a debt that…Learn More
Will bankruptcy hurt my credit score? Another common question of potential clients interested in filing for bankruptcy is whether or not a bankruptcy filing will hurt their credit/credit score. In most instances, consumers that are considering bankruptcy already have negative information on their credit reports, such as late or missed mortgage/installment payments, charge offs, and other negative collection activity. While a bankruptcy petition typically does not improve a credit score upon filing, the main purpose of a bankruptcy petition is to receive a ‘discharge’ of a person’s debts. A discharge is an order from the Bankruptcy Court preventing creditors included in the bankruptcy petition from attempting to collect on the underlying debt owed. Creditors are strictly prohibited from attempting to collect on a discharged debt. As such, the discharge order from the Bankruptcy Court ‘wipes away’ the negative liabilities on one’s credit report. It is important to note that certain…Learn More