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My Broward County Doctor Diagnosed Me With Kidney Failure. I Am Realizing Its Just Too Hard To Keep Up With The Demands Of My Job. How Do I Know When Its Time To Stop Working? Am I Eligible For Social Security Benefits For Kidney Failure?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

A: The pace and progression of kidney failure symptoms are unique and unpredictable for every patient. It is likely that either you had previous risk factors which lead to your condition, or that you have developed secondary health complications as a result of your kidney’s dysfunction. Kidney failure, whether acute or chronic, often involves… Read More »

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My Husband Was Diagnosed With Chronic Heart Failure In South Florida By His Cardiologist. Is It True He Can Receive Social Security Benefits?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

A: Your husband being diagnosed with Chronic Heart Failure is one thing. Receiving those benefits is another. Here’s what you need to know about eligibility. How Chronic Heart Failure (CHF) Patients in South Florida May Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits: Good News! You do not need to have fluid retention at the time… Read More »

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Qualifying For Social Security Disability With Psychological Problems?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Question: One of my employees is having severe emotional problems that are interfering with his ability to do his job and get along with others. He told me he doesn’t think he can keep his job, based on his severe depression. Can people with psychological problems really qualify for Social Security disability benefits? Answer:… Read More »

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When Does Anxiety Become Considered A Medical Disorder? My Husband Has Been A Worrier His Whole Life. Since His Recent Heart Attack On The Job Many Years Ago, He’s Been Having “Panic Attacks”. It’s Gotten So Extreme, I’m Wondering If He Might Have An Actual Anxiety Disorder.

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Anxiety Disorder differs from normal bouts with worry and nervousness. It may spring up with no apparent cause and may not go away that easily. Almost 20% of South Floridian adults have been medically diagnosed with Anxiety Disorder. If your husband is having panic attacks, he should be evaluated for a more specific type… Read More »

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When My Sister Was Diagnosed With Schizophrenia Years Ago, She Came To Live With Us. Her Symptoms Are Worsening, And She Can No Longer Keep A Job. My Husband Says We Can No Longer Afford To Pay For All Of Her Expenses. Do You Know If I Can Help Her Apply For Any Sort Of Social Security Benefits?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Caring for a loved one who has been diagnosed with schizophrenia can be extremely taxing, both emotionally and financially. Even a high functioning schizophrenic person typically experiences bouts of hearing voices, thinking that everyone is out to get them, and a complete inability to behave appropriately in social and work environments. Qualifying for Social… Read More »

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A Truck Jackknifed In The Road And Caused Me To Crash. What Are The Reasons Why A Truck Would Jackknife?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Trucks can jackknife for many different reasons including failure to maintain brakes. Other reasons may include traveling too fast and braking suddenly or taking a curve too quickly and not applying the brakes properly. It is actually frightening to realize that there are many large commercial trucks operating on Florida roadways, in which the… Read More »

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How Can I Determine If A Trucker Was Taking Prescription Medications That Contributed To Him Crashing Into My Car?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

It is a well-known fact that many truck drivers take prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines, and even illegal drugs to help them stay awake behind the wheel. Unfortunately, their jobs require them to sit in one place for long hours at a time—often dealing with traffic—which can be monotonous and lead to them dosing off…. Read More »

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Other Than Distracted Driving, Why Are There So Many Truck Crashes On Our Roads?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Every year there are thousands of truck accidents across this nation, and the state of Florida has its fair share. Unfortunately, there are many truck crashes in South Florida that could have been prevented. Sometimes, the truck driver is at fault, and other times the trucking company or another party involved with the maintenance… Read More »

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I Heard There Was A Dangerous Truck Driver In Florida That Was Ordered Not To Drive Anymore. Is This True?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has the power to shut down hazardous trucking companies and order truck drivers and bus drivers to cease operation of commercial vehicles in Florida and across this nation.  When bus and truck companies and drivers fail to comply with the new hours-of-service rules… Read More »

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Why Is The News Reporting A Sharp Increase In Motorcycle Accidents Within Florida?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Several key changes have impacted the hike in serious Broward County motorcycle accidents within the past year, as reported by the Florida Department of Highway Safety. More Riders. Since the no helmet law for riders over age 21 passed ten years ago, motorcycle registrations doubled for those who choose to carry a minimum $10,000… Read More »

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