Pursuing Social Security Claims for Clients With Epilepsy and Related Disorders

If you suffer from an uncontrollable seizure disorder that makes it dangerous or otherwise impossible for you to continue to work, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits (SSD/DIB) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits from the federal government.

Portland SSI and Disability Benefits Attorney Richard A. Sly is dedicated to obtaining Social Security benefits for clients in Oregon and Washington who have epilepsy and other medical conditions that cause serious seizures.

Carefully Documenting Your Medical Condition and History of Seizures

Most seizure disorders are classified under the general heading of epilepsy, which includes a wide range of specific neurological disorders with specific symptoms. Seizures can also be non-epileptic conditions that cause disruptions in the normal functioning of the brain.

For purposes of Social Security benefits, your specific medical condition and its causes are not as important as the type, frequency, duration and consequences of your seizures.

Many Social Security claims for seizure disorders are denied at the first stage of the process because applicants have not explained and documented their medical conditions and seizure histories in terms the Social Security Administration (SSA) understands and recognizes.

We will work with your doctors to properly document your claim. If your application is denied, Mr. Sly will make your case before the SSA’s administrative law judges and vocational experts in appeal proceedings. We are also prepared to take your case to federal court if necessary.

Call 503-224-0436 to Talk to a Portland Social Security Disability Lawyer

If you suffer from a seizure disorder that prevents you from holding down a full-time job, we can help you pursue the disability benefits you deserve. To schedule a free consultation with experienced attorney Richard A. Sly, call us toll free at 503-224-0436 or e-mail us today.