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Social Security Disability Comment Periods for Listings Extended

| May 23, 2014 | Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) |

     Decisions on proposed changes for Social Security Disability HIV and neurological disorders listings will be delayed allowing an extended comment period. The Social Security Administration (SSA) issued a correction to the proposed changes to the HIV infection listings, which extends the comment period. The correction removes changes to listings 113.00 that were inadvertently included in the NPRM and extends the deadline for submitting comments from April 28, 2014 to May 27, 2014.

     The SSA has also reopened the comment period for the proposed changes to the neurological disorders listings.  The comment period has been extended by 30 days to June 2, 2014.

     I have discussed qualifying for SSD or SSI benefits for various neurological disorders in the past.  For instance, for information about qualifying for peripheral neuropathies click here or for Myasthenia gravis click here. 

     If you need more information about a Social Security Disability/SSI, personal injury, EEOICPA, long or short-term disability, VA disability, Railroad Retirement Board disability, or a workers compensation matter, please contact the Law Offices of Tony Farmer and John Dreiser for a free case evaluation. We can be reached at (865) 584-1211 or (800) 806-4611 or through our website. Our office handles claims throughout East Tennessee, including Knoxville, Chattanooga, Kingsport, Bristol, Johnson City, Morristown, Maryville, Rogersville, Dandridge, Tazewell, New Tazewell, Jefferson City, Strawberry Plains, Sevierville, Gatlinburg, Loudon, Kingston, Halls, Maynardville, Crossville, Cookeville, Jamestown, Sweetwater, Lenoir City, Athens, Oak Ridge, Clinton, LaFollette, Lake City, Jacksboro, Bean Station, Cosby, Newport, White Pine, Mosheim, Wartburg, Sunbright, Pigeon Forge, Greeneville, Harriman, Dayton, Spring City, and Deer Lodge.

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