Immune System Disorders

Clients Success Stories:
Disability Benefits for Immune System Disorders

Plus additional resources on getting disability benefits for Immune System Disorders

Disability Benefits for Scleroderma, Systemic Sclerosis

If you can no longer work due to scleroderma or systemic sclerosis, you may qualify for Disability Benefits. Disability Attorney Melissa Yasinow joins us to explain how. Balin Law has been winning benefits for people with chronic autoimmune conditions, including scleroderma, for over 40 years.

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COVID (Long-Haulers)

COVID-19 Long Haulers may be eligible for Social Security disability benefits. Learn more about Long COVID and your options.

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Diabetes

Qualifying for disability benefits from diabetes depends on a variety of factors from how your diabetes impacts your ability to work to performing household chores.

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Autoimmune Disorders/RA

Arthritis involves swelling and tenderness in one or more of your joints, typically worsening with age. We we help our clients sort through the complexity of SSA’s requirements.

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Disability Benefits for Cement Masons

Charles was a cement mason who was denied disability benefits before hiring Balin Law. Read Charles’ story and his experience hiring a firm that helped him win disability benefits.

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What Social Security lists for Immune System Disorders

Immune System Disorders that may qualify for disability benefits are evaluated under Section 14.00 of Social Security’s Listing of Impairments – Adult Listings.

SSA organizes Immune System Disorders into 3 categories: Autoimmune disorders; Immune deficiency disorders, and HIV infection.

Disorders evaluated for disability benefits under this section include:

  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (Lupus)
  • Systemic vasculitis
  • Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma)
  • CREST syndrome (calcinosis, Raynaud’s phenomenon, esophageal dysmotility, sclerodactyly, and telangiectasia)
  • Diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis
  • Diffuse scleroderma
  • Localized scleroderma (linear scleroderma and morphea)
  • Disseminated morphea
  • Shulman’s disease (diffuse fasciitis with eosinophilia)
  • Eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome
  • Polymyositis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Inflammatory arthritis associated with:
    • Reiter’s syndrome
    • Ankylosing spondylitis
    • Psoriatic arthritis
    • Whipple’s disease
    • Behçet’s disease
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Rheumatoid arthritis
    • Sjögren’s syndrome
    • Psoriatic arthritis
    • Crystal deposition disorders (gout and pseudogout)
    • Lyme disease
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Primary Immune deficiency disorders (congenital) such as:
    • X-linked agammaglobulinemia
    • thymic hypoplasia (DiGeorge syndrome)
    • severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID)
    • chronic granulomatous disease (CGD)
    • C1 esterase inhibitor deficiency
  • Medication-induced immune suppression
  • HIV infection, including acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), and disorders associated with HIV infection:
    • Multicentric Castleman disease (MCD)
    • Primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL)
    • Primary effusion lymphoma (PEL)
    • Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML)
    • Pulmonary Kaposi sarcoma (KS)