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Category: Personal Injury Law
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My mom has been diagnosed with copd and lung cancer. Can she

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My mom has been diagnosed with copd and lung cancer. Can she sue?
JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: Ohio
JA: Has anything been filed? If so, what?
Customer: No as far as what
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: She smoked for 37 years she quit 5 years ago.
Submitted: 10 days ago.
Category: Personal Injury Law
Expert:  Dylatess replied 10 days ago.

Your Mom needs to first apply for Social Security Disability benefits. She can do this at any SSA office. Once she is approved, she needs to find a personal injury attorney to determine if she can be part of a class action to sue. But my getting SSD benefits, will first prove that she is disabled.