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Why You Need an Attorney for Your Social Security Disability Case

Many people do not realize that Social Security Disability law is one of the most complex and difficult areas and there are many factors that affect whether you win your case, including: Does SSA has all your records? SSA makes minimal attempts to obtain your records and many people believe SSA actually had their records […]

Posted on: April 24, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments Continue Reading

Short staffing leads to long waits for Social Security disability hearing decisions

Robert Steers of Southington, Conn., was an Army captain who served in Afghanistan. He also served his country looking for contraband with the Transportation Security Administration. Now, he’d like to get decent service from the Social Security Administration. But, as many Americans know, this can be an exasperating experience, filled with endless waits and growing […]

Posted on: April 19, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments Continue Reading

Autism Spectrum Listing a Challenge

Autism Spectrum Listing a Challenge Autism was included as a unique impairment in the 2017 amendments to the Mental Health Listings of Impairments. It is likely that the increasing number of claimants suffering with autism diagnoses motivated the addition of this subsection. The Listing, however, only identifies the most severe symptoms that no one could […]

Posted on: April 3, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments Continue Reading

2017 Waterfall Chart for Claims and Appeals

This chart shows the percentages of Allowances, Denials, and Dismissals for 2017. The chart details percentages at the different Level’s of Social Security’s claims process.   2017 Waterfall Chart (accessed from Related posts: Online SSI Claims Coming On March 25 — For Some People Clients need help filing Social Security disability claims Do YOU Qualify […]

Posted on: March 5, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments Continue Reading

Sometimes More Than Social Security Disability Benefits Are Available

Clients often come seeking help and are not even aware of all of their possible rights and benefits besides Social Security disability. Other legal protections and benefits may include: Some people have lost jobs that could have been salvaged with a simple negotiation with an employer. If an employee has a disability, but can continue […]

Posted on: March 1, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments Continue Reading