Connective tissue is the material that holds the body together. Connective tissue disorders can be caused by, among other causes, genetic conditions, trauma or infection. Each type has different symptoms and treatments. If you struggle with any of the existing connective tissue disorders, contact a competent attorney from our firm so we can help you attain the SSD benefits you need.
SSD Benefits For Connective Tissue Disorders in New Jersey
At The Law Offices of Sheryl Gandel Mazur in New Jersey, we can help you get the Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits you need if you suffer from a connective tissue disorder. Our lawyer has over 30 years of experience handling these types of cases for clients throughout North and South New Jersey.
Types Of Connective Tissue Disorders
Social Security classifies connective tissue disorders as immune system disorders, and can provide benefits to those whose lives are drastically altered by these disorders. Connective tissue disorders include:
- Systemic lupus erythematosus
- Systemic vasculitis
- Dupuytren’s disease
- Immunoglobulin deficiency syndrome
- Systemic sclerosis and scleroderma
- CREST syndrome
- Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
- Marfan syndrome
Connective tissue disorders generally involve multiple body systems, including the joints, muscles, the eyes, the respiratory system, the heart, the digestive tract, the renal system, the blood system, the nervous system, as well as skin and tissues internally surrounding the organs and arteries as well as externally. Other symptoms of connective tissue disorders and diseases include mental impairments, severe fatigue, fever, malaise and weight loss.
Contact The Office To Learn More
If you have a connective tissue disorder that prevents you from returning to work, contact a member of our legal team about your disorder and limitations during a free initial consultation. We are prepared to guide you through every step of the process, whether it be filing your claim or appealing a potential denial.