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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) and Disability

Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), commonly known as chronic fatigue syndrome, affects around one million people in the United States. Despite this prevalence, researchers estimate that only 20% of those with the disease are diagnosed. This is due in large part to

597 days. And still waiting.

The recent installation of the Washington Post series “Disabled America” focuses on the rapidly rising number of Claimants who die while waiting for a disability hearing.  While extremely tragic, the country needs to be aware and understand the extent to which the

New Social Security Ruling on Sickle Cell Disease

Sickle cell anemia, a condition in which there aren’t enough healthy red blood cells to adequately carry oxygen throughout your body, is a rare and likely debilitating disease.  Although life expectancy has dramatically increased for patients with sickle cell over the last

"Viner Disability Law understood that it wasn’t just about my disability benefits, they realized the major impact my medical condition had on my family, friends, and work. They helped me tell my story to the judge and get the benefits I needed to focus on getting back on my feet."