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Stephanie O Joy, Esq, Soc. Sec. Attorney
Category: Social Security
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Experience:  22+ years legal exp. - 12+ years owning/operating her own SSD Law practice.
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I am 55 years old and I just found out that I have a baseball

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I am 55 years old and I just found out that I have a baseball size tumor in the soft tissue next to my spine. I also have arthritis all along my spine. It is very painful and I was wondering if this qualify's for SSI?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Stephanie O Joy, Esq replied 1 year ago.
Hi, my name is***** and I am here to assist you. I am a social security attorney in my private practice – that is ALL I do. Please let me know that my post here is coming through for you by typing a quick reply.
Expert:  Stephanie O Joy, Esq replied 1 year ago.
Does this medical issue prevent you from working currently? In any way?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm here.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am currently working but I find it getting more difficult. I am always in pain, and this leads to exhaustion.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Did I loose our conversation, I am sorry if I did, I was eating lunch. Today is my day off.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I do not want to be charged if my question is not answered, I can't afford it.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
32.00 bucks is the cost of one of my utilities. Are you still there?
Expert:  Stephanie O Joy, Esq replied 1 year ago.
Yes, I am here. You left (see above) and after near 20 minutes of waiting, realized that and left for other work obligations. But I am happy to help you if you still wish it.
Expert:  Stephanie O Joy, Esq replied 1 year ago.
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