Posts Tagged ‘denial of social security benefits’

Five things you can do to help speed up your Social Security Disability claim

As an attorney who handles Social Security Disability cases, I know how slow the Social Security Administration is in ruling on Disability claims. Now, a recent article in the Baltimore Sun dated June 3, 2014, “Area SSA disability backlog is growing” by John Fritze, says that the delay for a hearing in front of a Baltimore…

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New Social Security Ruling affects Claimants with Drug and Alcohol Addictions

The Social Security Administration issued a new Ruling which will affect the case of every Social Security Claimant who has a substance abuse history. The Ruling gives a step by step analysis to determine whether a claimant is disabled if the Claimant has struggled with addiction. The Ruling also states that “A claimant’s occasional maladaptive…

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