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...

September 16, 2019

For the majority of you filing for Social Security disability, you may find that you have been denied and have had to continue your appeals. Now, you've reached the point where you must go before an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) to discuss your case.

This will be your...

September 13, 2019

Under the age of 50, and feel like you need to file for Social Security disability?

You better be in it for the long haul (usually). If you are under the age of 50, it is much more difficult to be approved for Social Security disability benefits.

Why is this? 

First, Soci...

September 12, 2019

If you have epilepsy and you've attempted to receive Social Security disability, you may know by now it's really hard to receive benefits.

In fact, unless you're meeting Social Security Medical Listing 11.02 for your epilepsy, it's likely you've been denied numerous tim...

September 9, 2019

If you're using illegal drugs (or misusing prescription drugs) and/or excessively drinking alcohol, to the point where your physician is documenting it in your medical records....you got a problem.

Perhaps even more than just a personal problem in which you need some pr...

January 29, 2019

Getting through the Social Security disability system is difficult enough. Here are some simple quick tips to make your life just a little bit easier:

1. How much have you worked over the last 10 years?

If you have not worked at least 5 out of the last 10 years, you need...

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