Category Archives: Hoglund Law

Social Security Disability During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Social Security Disability During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

How to handle social security disability and the social security administration during the outbreak. On March 17, 2020, when governmental policies adjusted to the realities of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, all Social Security offices were closed to the public. Some Social Security staff shifted to working from home. Our Social Security Disability law offices have […]

What is the cost to hire a lawyer to help with social security disability?

Cost to hire a lawyer

What is the cost to hire a Social Security Disability Lawyer? An individual trying to get social security disability may want to consider hiring an attorney to help navigate through the complex and sometimes confusing process of receiving social security disability.  The social security administration has developed rules and regulations that control how much an […]

How COVID-19 is Affecting the Economy

Coronavirus Affect on Economy

All industries have been uniquely impacted by COVID-19 and its dramatic change to our everyday. Access to paid sick leave, the ability to work remotely and industry-wide shutdowns have affected different sectors of the workforce. According to MarketWatch, consumer-reliant industries will be the first to feel the hit of the new coronavirus strain. This classification […]

Minnesota Residents Boast the Highest Average Credit Score

Minnesota Credit Score

Minnesota is known for its lakes, dedication to the sport of hockey, and love of hotdish – but its residents’ financial responsibility is even more notable. For the eighth consecutive year, Minnesota residents held the highest average FICO credit score at 731 according to The Week. Following closely behind are South Dakota, Vermont, New Hampshire […]

How much can a person receive in Social Security Disability Benefits?

How much can a person receive in Social Security Disability Benefits?

How much can a person receive in Social Security Disability Benefits? Social Security Disability benefits come from two different programs. One, Supplemental Security Income (or SSI), is based on financial need. As a result, if a person is found to be medically disabled according to Social Security’s rules, the Social Security Administration (or SSA) reviews […]

How does my work experience affect my social security disability claim?

How does my work experience affect my social security disability claim?

The social security administration uses a five-step process to decide on whether someone is disabled or not. Step one refers to substantial gainful activity. Step two looks at your severe impairments. With step three, the social security administration looks at a set of listings to see if they apply to your impairments. Step four covers […]

What do I do if I got denied for social security disability?

What do I do if I got denied for social security disability?

“What do I do if I got denied for social security disability?” In Social Security Disability (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) cases we often hear the question, “What do I do if I got denied?”  We, here at Hoglund, Chwialkowski & Mrozik may be able to help you make the best decision for your […]

What is a Work History Report and Why is it Important?

What is a Work History Report and Why is it Important?

A 3369 or Work History Report is a form requested by the Social Security Administration for all adult disability claims. It is meant to help assess your past jobs and any job skills you may have acquired. An important step in the disability determination process is classifying your past relevant work- any substantial work done […]

The Trump Administration and Social Security Disability

Trump Administration Social Security Disability

The Trump Administration and Social Security Disability President Trump and his administration are drafting a proposal to go to the United States Congress that would strip away disability benefits from several thousand American Citizens. Their latest proposal would cut Social Security disability benefits by $2.6 billion over a 10 year period. It would also require […]