Articles on Asthma Disability Claims
Asthma is an incurable condition in which the airways become swollen and congested, affecting an individual’s ability to breathe properly. Symptoms include shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing and tightness in the chest. In some instances, an asthma attack can be so severe as to be life threatening.
Individuals who are unable to work due to severe asthma symptoms may qualify for disability benefits from the Social Security Administration, VA or long term disability insurance company.
The articles below discuss advice for individuals with debilitating asthma on what to expect during the application process and strategies to appeal a denial of benefits for asthma.