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VA Ends Mask Mandate

VA Ends Mask Mandate

It may seem like just another day at the VA Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee, but the rules have changed there and may affect those that are at risk or have experienced the disabling conditions caused by the Coronavirus. Across the greater mid south region of...
How To Know If I’m Disabled – Questions To Ask

How To Know If I’m Disabled – Questions To Ask

This question is much more difficult to answer than most people think it is. A doctor in Memphis, Tennessee or the greater mid-south area of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi or Louisiana, rarely comes into an examination room and says, “You have a disability.” A...
Social Security Disability & End Of Covid Era

Social Security Disability & End Of Covid Era

The last 3 years of the Covid-19 Pandemic Era has affected almost everyone in the great southern states and areas of Memphis, Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas and Louisiana. Heermans Social Security Disability Law Firm has first hand experience helping folks submit...
Sadness or Depression – Which One For SSDI?

Sadness or Depression – Which One For SSDI?

What is the difference between sadness and depression? As we go through life’s ups and downs, most people will at some point ask themselves this question.  Of course it is always best to have a qualified doctor or therapist determine if you have either general...
Pandemic-Associated Disability Issues Continue

Pandemic-Associated Disability Issues Continue

For most people, debilitating COVID-19 symptoms disappear in a few weeks. But for tens of thousands of Americans, and those in the greater mid-south region, the health struggle continues for over a year. That number is poised to increase, and no one knows how high it...
SSDI Initial Hearing Wait Times at Record Level

SSDI Initial Hearing Wait Times at Record Level

In September, a key advocacy group claimed the average wait time for a Social Security Administration disability initial hearing has increased 300 percent over the last ten years. Generally, the initial disability review is a denial, which means for most claimants,...