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Why Do I Need A Payee?

   The process of applying for Social Security disability benefits can be complex. Even though you might think your work is done once you are confirmed “disabled”, this just is not the case. The Social Security Administration (SSA) will likely tell you to designate a payee.     If you don’t know, an SSA payee […]

How Social Security Analyzes Mental Impairments

When evaluating a claim based on mental illness, the Social Security Administration requires a diagnosis of a mental impairment as well as proof of functional impairment which results from the mental impairment. Functional impairments are divided into four main categories and an individual must demonstrate they suffer from marked impairment in at least two categories […]

ABLE Accounts Quick Tip

Here is a great video that explains ABLE accounts. Our friend and fellow attorney, Greg Maxwell, spends 3 minutes answering the most frequently asked questions received from personal injury attorneys in this topic. For more details and to get your questions answered, please contact us for a complimentary consultation.

Comparing Video Hearings with In-Person Hearings

The internet, video chatting, and cell phones have changed the way that the Social Security Administration operates. One of the recent changes is the opportunity for individuals to attend their Social Security disability hearing via video instead of in-person. What are a few of the benefits of a disability hearing video instead of having to […]

Learn More From Our Social Security Disability Hearing Video

There are many people who rely on the Social Security Disability benefits to keep their lights on, put food on the table, and keep a roof over their head. Unfortunately, the application process can be confusing for many people. How does the Social Security Disability benefits application process work? What are the factors that disability […]

Social Security: How Does the Government Shutdown Affect You and Your Benefits?

The unprecedented government shutdown continues to drag on and everyone is starting to feel the sting. Federal workers are missing their paychecks, the lines at the airport continue to grow, and people are starting to worry about what will happen next. While many government departments are still operating as planned, it is a valid question […]

Common Reasons why SSA Claims for Seizures are Denied

Unfortunately, there are many people who suffer from seizures and do not have their claims honored. This can leave individuals and their families struggling to make ends meet. Because of this, it is vital for everyone who is considering an SSA claim to understand why these claims are denied so that these mistakes can be […]