By Michelle Shvarts
Principal Attorney

The process of applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) claims due to Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS) can be daunting. At Disability Advocates Group, our skilled Florida Social Security Disability Attorneys recognize the unique challenges you face, and our dedicated team of legal professionals is here to guide you through the process. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the ways a Social Security Disability attorney can play a pivotal role in presenting a compelling case during SSDI or SSI hearings for Short Bowel Syndrome claims.

Understanding Short Bowel Syndrome and Its Impact on Daily Life

Short Bowel Syndrome is a condition that arises when a significant portion of the small intestine is either missing or non-functional. Individuals with SBS often experience malabsorption issues, leading to nutritional deficiencies and a range of debilitating symptoms. These challenges can profoundly impact one’s ability to maintain gainful employment.

The Hurdles of Short Bowel Syndrome SSDI or SSI Claims

  1. Medical Documentation Challenges:
    • Insufficient or unclear medical documentation can pose a significant hurdle. A skilled attorney can help ensure that all relevant medical evidence is accurately presented.
  2. Establishing Functional Limitations:
    • Clearly articulating how Short Bowel Syndrome affects your ability to perform daily activities and maintain gainful employment is crucial. An attorney can guide you in presenting this information effectively.
  3. Navigating the Appeals Process:
    • If your initial SSDI or SSI claim is denied, the appeals process can be intricate. An experienced attorney understands the nuances of the legal system and can navigate the complexities of the appeals process on your behalf.

Ways a Social Security Disability Attorney Can Help:

  1. Thorough Case Evaluation:
    • A legal professional will conduct a comprehensive review of your case, identifying strengths and weaknesses. This evaluation forms the basis for building a compelling strategy.
  2. Collecting and Organizing Medical Evidence:
    • Attorneys can help gather comprehensive medical evidence. This includes test results, treatment plans, and expert opinions that substantiate the impact of Short Bowel Syndrome on your ability to work.
  3. Crafting a Persuasive Argument:
    • Your attorney will build a persuasive narrative that clearly outlines the functional limitations imposed by Short Bowel Syndrome. This includes preparing you for questions that may arise during the hearing.
  4. Representation at Hearings:
    • An attorney will represent you at SSDI or SSI hearings. This includes cross-examining expert witnesses, presenting evidence, and advocating for your rights to ensure a fair hearing.
  5. Navigating Legal Processes:
    • Legal professionals are well-versed in the legal intricacies of SSDI and SSI claims. They understand the specific criteria for Short Bowel Syndrome claims and can guide you through the process with confidence.

Why Choose Disability Advocates Group

  1. Expertise in Short Bowel Syndrome Cases:
    • Our legal team has a proven track record of success in handling SSDI and SSI claims related to Short Bowel Syndrome. We understand the unique challenges associated with these cases.
  2. Personalized Support:
    • We provide personalized support throughout the legal process. Our team is dedicated to understanding your individual circumstances and tailoring our approach to your specific needs.

Presenting a compelling case for SSDI or SSI benefits due to Short Bowel Syndrome requires legal expertise and a thorough understanding of the unique challenges posed by this condition. Whether you reside in Miami or Orlando, Disability Advocates Group is committed to providing the guidance and support you need to navigate the legal landscape successfully. Contact us today, and let’s work together to build a strong case that secures the financial assistance you deserve.

About the Author
Ms. Shvarts and the rest of the team at Disability Advocates Group are dedicated to assisting individuals in Florida obtain Social Security Disability Benefits (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits.