children suffering from asthma growth impairment may be eligible for Childhood SSI benefits. Asthma is a chronic lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways. Asthma causes recurring periods of wheezing (a whistling sound when you breathe), chest tightness, shortness of breath, and coughing. The coughing often occurs at night or early in the morning.
A gas station is one of the last places a person would think they would encounter any type of car accident. Of course, car accidents can occur almost anywhere. A Tennessee man was recently involved in a pedestrian car crash at a gas station that occurred on the Fourth of July. Authorities say the man
As common as accidents are in most areas, any accident involving a police car is less frequent. Most police officers are in the line of danger every day they go on the job. A Tennessee Highway Patrol officer was involved in a tractor-trailer truck accident while sitting in his patrol car on Interstate 75. Reportedly,
In 2000 the U.S. Congress passed the EEOICPA, and provided for a Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) workers in certain plants (at the time it was only gaseous diffusion plants in Oak Ridge Tennessee, Portsmouth Ohio, and Paducah Kentucky, but X-10 or ORNL has now been added). The significance of the SEC designation is that an
Moving through the Social Security Disability process can be frustratingly slow. People applying for benefits usually have limited resources and are desperate for relief. When I first meet with someone about SSD/SSI, I try to be honest about the length of time involved. Invariably, I am asked about “moving my case up” or expediting the case. The Social Security
There’s no mistaking that driving on Tennessee roadways can be dangerous. Sadly, car accidents are a common occurrence. When someone dies as a result, emotions can take over. Emotions are even higher when a child has lost their life due to a car accident. Recently, a 6-year-old boy was killed in Williamson County. Authorities report
A person suffering Myasthenia gravis may qualify for Social Security Disability or SSI benefits. Myasthenia gravis is nervous disorder characterized by weakness and rapid fatigue of any of the muscles under your voluntary control. Myasthenia gravis is caused by a breakdown in the normal communication between nerves and muscles. There is no cure for myasthenia gravis,
Dog bites are relatively rare in Tennessee and across the country. When they do occur, though, a dog attack can be terrifying and can often result in personal injury. This was the case as a walk in a Tennessee park turned into an attack by a pit bull on a woman and her 6-year-old daughter.