Re: Disability

From: Tina Shelby (
Wed Jun 16 16:26:25 1999


Do you know what diagnosis the Dr. used when filing the claim - was it adhesive disease or chronic pelvic pain? I would like to tell my atty which diagnosis was approved because the SSI will honor a diagnosis they have already approved in the past.



At 07:54 AM 6/16/99 -0500, you wrote: >My wife receives disability. Something like 80% of what she earned in the
>year before leaving work. Being on the Oxycontin I think helped. No lawyer
>necessary but the doctor we used had familiarity with filing these claims.
>Took 10 weeks to process. SSI requested a ton of records. We got back pay
>also because she had been off awhile. She was(is) an RPN. No appeals needed.
>Chronic pain and a medical history qualified. Just call SSI they will send
>out the info or request it from a reputable lawyer. You don't need a lawyer
>unless they reject. He just collects the money anyway. For all I know it's
>probably on the Net. Search disabilty, filing.

>>----- Original Message -----
>From: Laura Newman <>
>To: Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS <>
>Sent: Tuesday, June 15, 1999 8:46 AM
>Subject: Re: Disability
>> Tina, I was wondering the same thing. Also, I wanted to know how much
>money they are receiving (if someone is willing to give that information) it
>may vary from person to person but at least we could get a ball-park figure.
>If you find out any information, would you please pass it on to me? I
>REALLY need to stop putting my body through the harshness of working full
>time but I was afraid I wouldn't qualify for disability. I need to know
>too, how they filed. Thanks so much for thinking about this question, I
>hope you get answers!!!!!
>> >>> Tina Shelby <> 06/02 12:41 PM >>>
>> I'm in the process of filing for disability and have read that some of you
>> are already recieving disability benifits.
>> What diagnosis did the disability board accept as a disabling condition -
>> "peripheral neuropathy"?, "post-surgical abdomino/pelvic adhesions"?
>> If my lawyer can find the diagnosis that has been accepted by the
>> folkes - then it won't take as long to get me approved for disability
>> Thanks for any help you can offer!
>> Tina Shelby

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