Somerset County SSD Attorneys | Fibromyalgia
Representing NJ clients facing disability because of fibromyalgia
Many people in the United States suffer from fibromyalgia. It is a complex disease that subjects a person to chronic pain in the ligaments, tendons, and muscles. When a person cannot work because of fibromyalgia, they may depend on the benefits they receive through Social Security Disability Insurance. Fibromyalgia is a complicated disease that can become problematic when requesting disability benefits. If you are disabled because of fibromyalgia, it is important to contact an experienced lawyer who focuses on Social Security disability benefits. Siragusa Law Firm provides quality legal services for disabled clients in New Jersey. If you suffer from a disability brought on by fibromyalgia and you need a firm that will fight for you, contact Siragusa Law Firm for a consultation.
What is OASDI?
By law and through the tax code, we contribute to Social Security. The Social Security’s Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) program takes a part of our earnings every pay period, preparing us for the future when we cannot work. The OASDI program taxes our earnings at a rate of 6.2%. Employers meet this portion, paying 6.2% of our paycheck as well. For those who work for themselves, the OASDI tax rate is 12.4% to meet the needs of the person and supplement what would have been an employer’s contribution.
SSD claims from fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia is a problematic disease when requesting support through Social Security Disability Insurance. Many of the fibromyalgia symptoms are self-reported and finding corroborating evidence can be difficult. There is no current blood test to assess a person’s level of disease and joints affected do not show damage either. The American College of Rheumatology has detailed the diagnosis criteria as widespread pain in all four quadrants of the body and in the spine for at least 3 months and pain stemming from pressure in at least 11 of the 18 selected tender points. With muscle aches and spasms only relieved by narcotic drugs, many people who suffer from this disease cannot overcome the constant fatigue, making them unable to work. Though the road to benefits seems treacherous, our firm is ready to fight for your future.
Somerset County | SSD legal services | Fibromyalgia
Siragusa Law Firm is an effective and knowledgeable Social Security Disability law firm serving all of New Jersey with quality legal support. If you need an effective Social Security disability claims attorney, our firm is ready to help. Siragusa Law Firm helps clients:
- Assess their disability
- Prove disability during the process
- Protect one’s entitlement to SSD benefits
- Appeal denied SSD claims
Contact a seasoned Somerset County SSD claims attorney
Fibromyalgia can be a debilitating disease that can deeply affect one’s life over time. When symptoms go from bad to worse, a person with fibromyalgia can quickly find themselves without support. When requesting disability benefits, it is important to have an effective attorney that can fight for your rights. Contact a firm that can protect you and help you get the support you need and deserve. Contact Siragusa Law Firm for a consultation today.