Category Archives: Hoglund Law

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 […]

How Does Social Security Determine Your Disability Benefits?

Social Security Disability Benefits

How does Social Security Determine your Social Security Disability Benefits? It can be difficult to determine the amount of benefits you could receive. The steps require that you find your average monthly wage and then primary insurance account. First, Social Security takes the all your lifetime earning into consideration. Your lifetime earnings are made up […]

How to get Social Security Benefits before and after Knee Replacement

How to get Social Security Benefits before and after Knee Replacement

As a Social Security benefits attorney at Hoglund Law Offices, roughly 30 or so of my clients per year have knee problems that require knee replacement surgery. These clients are in two general camps at the hearing level.  Some await the surgery for either one or both knees. Others have had the surgery and (at least by […]

How Do I Win My Social Security Disability Case?

How do I win my Social Security Disability Case?

How to Win Your Social Security Disability Case. Consider hiring an Attorney. While disability cases can be approved without the help of a lawyer, the process is often long and difficult. Having an attorney that understands social security laws and regulations can be a major help in winning your case. Start taking notes. It is […]

Appeals Council Remand After a Favorable Hearing

Case Study: Social Security Disability Appeals Council

This blog article will focus on a recent case that our firm had. Early in 2019 a client had a hearing that with the assistance of our law firm representation resulted in a fully favorable decision with an onset date of 10/1/2012 in her Social Security Disability case.

How to Qualify for Social Security Disability

How to Qualify for Social Security Disability

How to Find Out if I Qualify? The Social Security uses this five-step process to understand your condition and see if you qualify. Are you working? Is your Condition Severe? Your condition must significantly limit your ability to do basic work such as lifting, standing, walking, sitting, and remembering, for at least 12 months to […]