Category Archives: Social Security Disability

Medical Opinions in Social Security Disability Claims

Medical Opinions in Social Security Disability Claims

Medical Opinions in Social Security Disability Claims— “The Game of Experts” Summary Statistics bear out that Social Security Administrative Law Judges continue to err by relying on opinions of backroom doctors under contract rather than on opinions of independent providers who provide actual medical care. Social Security Disability attorneys at hearings must know how the […]

Disability Benefits and My Child

Disabled Child

Things to Keep in Mind When Applying for Your Child’s Supplemental Security Income Benefits If you are struggling to provide basic living expenses for your child with disabilities Supplemental Security Income may be the answer to your problems. Follow these 5 tips from our expert team to help you decide if this solution is right […]

6 Reasons to Hire a Social Security Disability Attorney

Steps In Hiring a Social Security Disability Attorney

6 Reasons to Hire a Social Security Disability Attorney Why You Will Be Glad You Did A Do-It-Yourself project can be a source of adventure and feelings of accomplishment. It can be very enjoyable to try something new and different with a sense of purpose. Even for the savviest of us, however, this kind of […]

Five Things to Keep in Mind When Applying for Your Child’s Supplemental Security Income Benefits

Child With Disabilities

Description: If you are struggling to provide basic living expenses for your child with disabilities Supplemental Security Income may be the answer to your problems. Follow these 5 tips from our expert team to help you decide if this solution is right for you and your child. One way to receive disability benefits for your […]

Is there a Difference Between Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income?

Social Security Administration

Description – understand how the eligibility requirements between Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income compare and contrast. The Social Security Administration (SSA) manages a few different benefit programs including retirement and disability. The disability benefit program is then split into two different categories, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). The […]

Consultative Examination

Consultative Examination

What is a Consultative Examination and Why is it Important for My Social Security Disability Case? Has Social Security scheduled you for a Consultative Examination? If not, don’t worry! If so, here are a few things to keep in mind. Consultative exams are scheduled because Social Security needs some clarification on one of your impairments, […]

How Can I Have My Social Worker Help When Applying For Disability Benefits?

How Can I Have My Social Worker Help When Applying For Disability Benefits?

What can a Social Worker do to help with Social Security Disability? A social worker, or a case worker, is someone that helps disadvantaged people with their problems and help them connect to services in their community to help improve their life. Social workers can also provide counseling to individuals, couples, and families. For example, […]

Social Security Claims during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Social Security Administration

What to expect with Social Security Claims and the COVID-19 Pandemic Economic Impact Payments Extended to SSI Recipients On March 30, 2020, Social Security Commissioner Andrew Saul issued a press release announcing that those receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) will receive $1,200 Economic Impact Payments for themselves and $500 for each child under 17. Those […]

How Social Security Appeals Have Changed During the Pandemic

How Social Security Appeals Have Changed During the Pandemic

Changes have been made to the Social Security appeals process to protect beneficiaries and staff from the coronavirus. How Social Security Appeals Have Changed During the Pandemic Many Social Security applicants are denied upon their first application and choose to appeal this decision. There are four levels of appeal for those that disagree with the […]