Social Security Disability and a Cerebral Spinal Fluid (CSF) Leak

Here are the 4 most common ways to win an SSD and SSI case due to a Cerebral Spinal Fluid (CSF) leak. If you or a loved one is suffering from a CSF leak and has questions about navigating the Social Security process we can help. Watch our video and call us for more information.

By |2022-12-08T07:51:52-06:00December 2nd, 2022|Blog, Various diseases and conditions|0 Comments

The Importance of a Medical Source Statement to Your Social Security Disability Claim

A patient’s medical file is filled with labs, X-rays, MRIs, statements of diagnosis, treatment plans, detailed notes and a dozen other documents, all which support your medical condition and prove that you are disabled. So why does an attorney need a medical source statement to support your Social Security Disability (SSD) application? Watch our video to learn more.

By |2022-10-21T15:47:14-05:00October 18th, 2022|Application process, Blog, SSD|Comments Off on The Importance of a Medical Source Statement to Your Social Security Disability Claim

Social Security Disability Hearing – How to Find Your Administrative Law Judge

Our website includes a searchable database that lets you check the approval and denial rating of every ALJ in the country. Although there is no guarantee that your application will be approved, knowing the ALJ’s approval rating before the hearing can help you (or your disability attorney, if you hire one) better strategize how to present your case.

By |2022-08-26T14:56:10-05:00August 18th, 2022|Blog, SSD|Comments Off on Social Security Disability Hearing – How to Find Your Administrative Law Judge

What Can You Expect After You Win Your SSD Case?

So you have received notice that you’ve won your SSD case and are entitled to social security disability benefits. Congratulations! Although the hard part is over, that doesn’t mean you no longer have to deal with the Social Security Administration (SSA). Here is what you can expect after winning your SSD case.

By |2022-06-06T14:09:41-05:00May 27th, 2022|Application process, Blog, SSD|Comments Off on What Can You Expect After You Win Your SSD Case?

Mental Health Disorders and Applying for SSD Benefits

The Social Security Administration(SSA) disability listings include 11 mental health conditions that are eligible for SSD benefits, including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, autism spectrum disorders, and anxiety. But it takes more than simply being diagnosed with a mental health disorder to be eligible for SSD benefits.

By |2022-06-06T13:56:56-05:00May 8th, 2022|Application process, Blog, Eligibility, SSD, Various diseases and conditions|Comments Off on Mental Health Disorders and Applying for SSD Benefits

What to Expect During A Social Security Disability Hearing in Federal Court

For Social Security disability claimants deep in the appeals process, a Social Security Disability Hearing in federal court is the last stop on the road to obtaining disability benefits. So what makes for a good case in federal court such that you have a shot at winning your appeal?

By |2022-04-25T10:33:10-05:00April 21st, 2022|Appeals, Blog, SSD|Comments Off on What to Expect During A Social Security Disability Hearing in Federal Court

How Do You fill Out A Third Party Function Report In A Social Security Disability Case?

Don’t allow third parties to fill them out because I have never seen a Third Party Function Report used to help a claimant get approved for Social Security Disability benefits. The Social Security Administration(SSA) uses them to deny claimant’s benefits. These third parties are not part of the case and they do not have to be.

By |2022-01-05T14:20:07-06:00October 20th, 2021|Application process, Blog, SSD|Comments Off on How Do You fill Out A Third Party Function Report In A Social Security Disability Case?

What You Need to Know Before You Hire A SSD Attorney

Hiring a disability lawyer to handle your case can significantly improve the chance of your claim being approved by the Social Security Administration (SSA). Though claimants are not required to hire an attorney to represent them in disability cases, statistics show claimants represented by lawyers are more likely to be approved for disability benefits. As a result, it is important to make sure the disability lawyer you hire is skilled, knowledgeable, and ready to advocate for you.

By |2021-10-05T16:24:34-05:00October 4th, 2021|Blog, SSD|Comments Off on What You Need to Know Before You Hire A SSD Attorney

HELP! The Bill Collector Wants To Garnish My SSDI Benefits!

If you're like most Americans receiving SSDI benefits, then these benefits can account for a sizable portion of your household income. These SSD benefits are an essential part of your life. Unfortunately, once a bill collector discovers that you receive SSD benefits, that collector may threaten to garnish the funds. Can they really do this? The answer is, it depends.

By |2021-08-19T15:17:10-05:00August 8th, 2021|Blog, SSD|Comments Off on HELP! The Bill Collector Wants To Garnish My SSDI Benefits!

What forms must be completed during the SSD application process?

Applying for social security disability (SSD) means a lot of paperwork. Whether you apply online, over the phone or in person at your local Social Security Administration (SSA) office, there are a number of forms that must be completed in order to open an SSD case.

By |2022-10-21T15:57:11-05:00April 18th, 2021|Application process, Blog|Comments Off on What forms must be completed during the SSD application process?