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Social Security Disability Claims: What is the 75 Day Waiver?

Applying for Social Security Disability benefits can be a challenging process. There is a lot of material to gather, a lot of paperwork to fill out, and then, a lot of waiting. Are you concerned about how long the wait may take? Would you like to learn about how you might be able to speed […]

Why Does it Take So Long to Get My First Disability Check?

The process of applying for Social Security disability can be long and arduous. Therefore, once you find out that you have qualified for benefits, you might be frustrated to hear that you need to wait again. The judge has already found you disabled, so why is there another delay? Unfortunately, many people are active in […]

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 […]