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Hiring Freeze Update

Shortly after taking the oath of office President Donald Trump signed and executive order instituting a hiring freeze on federal employees, which included a hiring freeze for Social Security employees. This is an important move because Social Security is facing its largest hearing backlog in the nation’s history where more than a million people are… Read more »

Preparation by your Representative Prior to Hearing

Your Social Security hearing date is rapidly approaching and you are experiencing trepidation about what might happen on one of the most important days of your life. You would like to know how your attorney or representative is preparing. During a Social Security disability case, no matter whether it is a Social Security Disability Insurance… Read more »

No Such Thing as Temporary or Permanent Disability

In order to qualify for Social Security disability you are not required to prove that you are permanently or temporarily disabled, just that you have been, or will be, disabled for 12 months consecutively. Once you are found disabled for either the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs you may… Read more »

How To Maximize Your Social Security Benefits

As a Social Security disability law office we strictly deal with Social Security disability cases, but we also have to have a handle on non-disability related issues that impact Social Security. As is the case with Social Security disability, there are a lot of rules and regulations people should be aware of when it comes… Read more »

Important Evidence In Social Security Disability Cases

Typically any sort of legal matter involves the need for some sort of evidence to prove a case. This is obvious in criminal law for anyone who has watched Law & Order, but evidence is crucial in all types of law and especially involving types of injury and disability cases. When we refer to evidence… Read more »

Benefits to Individuals with HIV/AIDS

According to the Social Security Administration (SSA), all applications received from people with HIV/AIDS are processed as quickly as possible through their system. Once an application is processed, the claim is sent to Disability Determination Services (DDS) who decide whether the condition qualifies an individual to receive benefits. Individuals diagnosed and living with HIV/AIDS can… Read more »

How To Maximize Your Social Security Benefits

As a Social Security disability law office we strictly deal with Social Security disability cases, but we also have to have a handle on non-disability related issues that impact Social Security. As is the case with Social Security disability, there are a lot of rules and regulations people should be aware of when it comes… Read more »

Important Evidence In Social Security Disability Cases

Typically any sort of legal matter involves the need for some sort of evidence to prove a case. This is obvious in criminal law for anyone who has watched Law & Order, but evidence is crucial in all types of law and especially involving types of injury and disability cases. When we refer to evidence… Read more »

Benefits to Individuals with HIV/AIDS

According to the Social Security Administration (SSA), all applications received from people with HIV/AIDS are processed as quickly as possible through their system. Once an application is processed, the claim is sent to Disability Determination Services (DDS) who decide whether the condition qualifies an individual to receive benefits. Individuals diagnosed and living with HIV/AIDS can… Read more »

The Latest With Social Security

We realize it may be a stretch for ordinary people to want to keep up with the comings and goings of the Social Security Administration, but sometimes circumstances permit where someone does want to follow the latest news regarding the agency due to a possible retirement or disability interest. This blog is an ongoing piecemeal… Read more »