Pulmonary and lung diseases are those that give the person trouble when breathing. Pulmonary diseases are those that are very disabling and prevent a person from going to work. Most people with pulmonary and lung diseases wish to go back to work but are unable to because of the symptoms and disease.

Diagram of a body with pulmonary and lung diseases.

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Among some of the diseases that are recognized by the Social Security Administration as debilitating diseases are:

  • Asthma
  • Chronic Obstructive
    Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Core Pulmonale
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Pulmonary Infection
  • Pulmonary Haratoma
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Respiratory Tract Infection
  • Sarcoidosis

A man with pulmonary disorders and lung diseases coughing.Pulmonary disorders can be debilitating diseases that keep you out of work for long periods of time. If you or a loved one has this disease and it is affecting your life so severely that your doctor tells you that you should not return to work, contact an experienced RI Social Security Disability attorney right away. An experienced Social Security attorney in Rhode Island can help you to make important life decisions and can ease the stress of the application process to the Social Security Administration. Nearly 75 percent of all first time applicants for Social Security Disability are denied benefits. This denial is generally not because the disability is not worthy of benefits, but rather because the paperwork was not what the Social Security Administration was looking for.

A patient's medical record for carpal tunnel and social security disability.When looking to approve or deny a claim for Disability benefits, the Social Security Administration relies heavily on the medical record provided to them as well as the opinion of the treating physician. It is important to have an attorney look these papers over in order to be sure that they accurately reflect the pain that you are experiencing. An experienced Social Security Disability attorney can ensure that you put the best claim forward for benefits that you have and can also reduce the stress of compiling and reading all of the information yourself. Dealing with the symptoms Pulmonary disorders can be stressful and a competent and experienced RI Social Security Disability attorney can ease the stress and pain of fighting for your right to Social Security Disability compensation. An experienced RI Social Security Disability attorney can also ensure that the Social Security Administration is aware of the extent of your disability and your inability to work.

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A personal injury lawyer is discussing a case with his two clients.If you have a lawyer prior to filing a claim with the Social Security Administration, your chances of succeeding are nearly doubled. Not only are your chances of success greater, but you will begin receiving your benefits more quickly. If you plan on, or are currently doing business with the Social Security Administration, call The Law Offices of d’Oliveira & Associates now. We can help to ensure that your claim is processed quickly, efficiently, and successfully. We at d’Oliveira & Associates are highly skilled in the area of Social Security Disability law and have helped many clients successfully. Please contact The Law Offices of d’Oliveira & Associates at 1-800-992-6878 or fill out a contact form for a free legal consultation.