December 31, 2019

It's New Year's Eve, you've just opened your mail, and lo and behold, you received a denial on the application you submitted for disability benefits to the Social Security Administration.

Those bastards! -You've worked since you were 18 years-old and you've paid into th...

December 30, 2019

First of all, don't give up. What you do next, will be determined by what stage in the process you received your denial.

Let's start with the easy ones:

1. You filed your initial application and then received a denial. Easy, file what is called a Reconsideration. You can...

December 24, 2019

Some of us never plan on retiring. Given the current status of our investment accounts, especially those of us that lost just about everything through the 2008 recession, we wouldn't much care about the benefits of filing for Social Security disability. If you're like...

December 24, 2019

There are 5 steps one must go through in order to be found disabled.

Step 4, requires a claimant to be found unable to return to any past job he or she performed (at a certain level) within the last 15 years.  Step 5 requires that a claimant is unable to even perform an...

November 6, 2019

In order to be found disabled under Social Security's rules, one must meet a specific criteria. What happens over and over again, is that a person may believe he or she is disabled, but will be denied because he or she does not fit within the "rules."

Let's start with t...

October 3, 2019

Let's discuss all the bad things about filing for Social Security disability:

1. It could potentially take a very long time.

This is especially true for anyone under the age of 50, or those who have semi-skilled to skilled work in their past.

Let's start with those under...

September 27, 2019

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has developed definitions for not only just about every job within our national economy, but has also devised a way in which to determine at what physical exertion level each job will require. Every job is determined to be eithe...

September 23, 2019

It's true.

Don't let anyone else tell you different.

The judge presiding over your Social Security disability hearing had already made up her mind before you ever got there.

95% off all disability hearings can pretty much be determined before the hearing ever begins. And...

September 20, 2019

We attempt to answer questions and address issues that arise during the course of representing disability claimants before the Social Security Administration.

One of the issues that seems to be "popping" up lately is the complaint concerning hearing wait times.

The numbe...

September 18, 2019

First, your doctor cannot declare you disabled. Further, any conclusory statement by your physician without proper medical evidence to substantiate such a claim will be ignore by the Social Security Administration. If you wish to have your doctor participate in your So...

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