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This office was the right one for my case. Mrs. Lake was awesome in representing the facts in my case. I would recommend this office to other people. She took my case on when no one else would. Always got prompt service when I left a message. The office staff – hands off to you all! Thank you for helping take care of the paperwork. Thanks to you all and Mrs. Lake — you’re the best there is, the best there was and the best there ever will be.
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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

How Do We Prepare For Hearings?

Most claimants end up appearing before an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) after being denied by lower level state agency adjudicators. This is the most important step in the administrative review process because it is the only time a claimant gets to go face to face with the decision maker. Everything before this stage, and after […]

Posted on: February 26, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments Continue Reading