Jump to content
  • Latest Donations

  • Advertisemnt

  • 14 Questions about VA Disability Compensation Benefits Claims

    questions-001@3x.png

    When a Veteran starts considering whether or not to file a VA Disability Claim, there are a lot of questions that he or she tends to ask. Over the last 10 years, the following are the 14 most common basic questions I am asked about ...
    Continue Reading
     
  • Ads

  • Most Common VA Disabilities Claimed for Compensation:   

    tinnitus-005.pngptsd-005.pnglumbosacral-005.pngscars-005.pnglimitation-flexion-knee-005.pngdiabetes-005.pnglimitation-motion-ankle-005.pngparalysis-005.pngdegenerative-arthitis-spine-005.pngtbi-traumatic-brain-injury-005.png

  • Advertisemnt

  • Advertisemnt

  • Ads

  • Can a 100 percent Disabled Veteran Work and Earn an Income?

    employment 2.jpeg

    You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons … Continue reading

Sponsored Ads

  • Searches Community Forums, Blog and more

  • Donation Box

    Please donate to support the community.
    We appreciate all donations!
  • Available Subscriptions

ltate90

Side Effects With Medication

Recommended Posts

CAN YOU ACTUALLY WIN SSDI CASES WITH SIDE EFFECTS ON YOUR MEDICATION, IF SO LET US KNOW HOW (ESPECIALLY PAIN & MENTAL MEDS).

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Ad

CAN YOU ACTUALLY WIN SSDI CASES WITH SIDE EFFECTS ON YOUR MEDICATION, IF SO LET US KNOW HOW (ESPECIALLY PAIN & MENTAL MEDS).

The (MEDICATION) can show the severity of your conditions along with side effects of medication if more than one. They have there own people that examine these things along with how long you have had the conditions requiring medication that leave you incapacitated and if the medication a loan leave you incapacitated..

Side effect just play apart but the servility of your condition is really what your medication show and side affect do play a part but just a part...

Edited by yoggie2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Read the warnings on your medication. Many say not to drive or operate heavy machinery. If you have to take the meds it can make you unemployable. Remember Social Security looks for a Doc statement that you can't work for at least a year. Best thing is for Doc to say you will never be able to work again.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If you have chronic severe pain and are taking morphine you probably have a better case than if you are taking a less powerful drug. What is good for you in the real world is bad in the world of VA and SSA. It is a preverted system. Both systems promote illness and disability if you want to win compensation. List every side effect of meds since many of them incapacitate normal people.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

All of these are very good answers. My only concern would be if the SSDI examiners pose the question, "can the patient be placed on a new drug to avoid the side effect." Usually, the answer is yes.

We have to keep in mind that a lot of people work while taking medications for pain and mental conditions. If the medication for pain causes you to have no pain,,, well, the SSDI examiners may feel that since the meds work,,, the patient can work. Same with the mental meds. If the mental meds cause the patient to "base-line" the patient can work.

Now, say you are taking meds for a condition that has already made you unable to work. The original condition is what causes you not to be employed. Those meds normally will not affect the decision.

Side effects,,, side effects would have to be severe--- debilitating (not sure if that is the right word). For instance, if a med caused you to have a stroke.

Hope this helps,

Tayo

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Ads

  • Ad

  • Latest News
  • Our picks

    • SHOW YOUR SUPPORT: Ad Free Subscriptions to the Forum available
      Ad free subscriptions are available for the forum. Subscriptions give you the forums ad free and help support the forum and site. Monthly $5 Annually $50 https://community.hadit.com/subscriptions/

      Every bit helps - Thank you.

       
      • 0 replies
    • Choosing a VA Disability Attorney Means Learning What Questions to Ask
      Choosing a VA Disability Attorney Means Learning What Questions to Ask. Chris Attig - Veterans Law Blog 

      <br style="color:#000000; text-align:start">How to Hire an Attorney For Your VA Claim or Appeal Free Guidebook available on the Veterans Law Blog

      I got an email the other day from a Veteran.  It had 2 or 3 sentences about his claim, and then closed at the end: “Please call me. So-and-so told me you were the best and I want your help.”

      While I appreciate the compliments, I shudder a little at emails like this.  For 2 reasons.

      First, I get a lot of emails like this.  And while I diligently represent my clients – I often tell them we will pursue their claim until we have no more appeals or until we win – I am most assuredly not the best.

      There are a LOT of damn good VA Disability attorneys out there.  (Most, if not all, of the best are members of the National Organization of Veterans Advocates…read about one of them, here)

      Second, I don’t want Veterans to choose their attorney based on who their friend thought was the best.  I want Veterans to choose the VA Disability attorney who is BEST for their case.

      In some situations, that may be the Attig Law Firm.

      But it may also be be Hill and Ponton, or Chisholm-Kilpatrick, or Bergman Moore.  Or any one of the dozens of other attorneys who have made the representation of Veterans their professional life’s work.

      There are hundreds of attorneys that are out there representing Veterans, and I’m here to tell you that who is best for your friend’s case may not be the best for your case.

      How do you Find the Best VA Disability Attorney for your Claim?

      First, you have to answer the question: do you NEED an attorney?

      Some of you don’t...
      • 1 reply
    • VA Emergency Medical Care
      VA Emergency Medical Care
      • 3 replies
    • Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act
      Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act
      • 0 replies
    • Thanks Berta for your help. I did receive my 100% today for my IU claim on 6/20/2018. It only took 64 days to complete and it is p&t. Thanks for your words of wisdom. 
×

Important Information

{terms] and Guidelines