Can I get disability benefits for meniere’s disease? Meniere’s Disease is a disorder of the inner ear which causes spontaneous bouts of vertigo (spinning, dizziness where you loose your balance for periods of time-creating nausea), along with hearing loss (often permanent), ringing in the ear (tinnitus) and possibly a feeling of pressure in the effected ear (called aural fullness).
The Social Security Administration lists menieres as a condition which can be disabling when the symptoms interferes with the person’s ability to engage in sustained work activity. Listing 2.07 in the Code of Federal Regulations lays out in specifics the impairments which a sufferer has to have in order to qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits, but if you do not “meet or equal” this listing, you may still be entitled to disability benefits if your condition, in conjunction with any other physical or mental impairment, prevents you from returning to work you have done in the past and other substantial work you might be qualified to perform given your age, education and acquired work skills.
If you or a loved one lives in Alabama, you are suffering from the effects of menieres disease and you believe you are disabled as the result and are entitled to Social Security Disability or SSI benefits, you do not have to take on the Social Security Administration alone. Please feel free to contact and speak with one of the experienced Alabama Disability Attorneys at Powell and Denny today for a free consultation. Virtual appointments are available via Zoom to better protect you from the coronavirus pandemic.
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Can I get disability benefits for meniere’s disease