Posts Tagged ‘social security denial’
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…Read More
Is my age an Important Factor in Determining if I am Awarded Social Security Disability?
I am often asked if the age of a Social Security Disability applicant is important in the evaluation of his/her claim by the Social Security Administration. The answer is “Yes, this is an important factor.” The reason is that the older you are, the better your chances of being approved for disability.Read More
An example of why you need an attorney to help you with your Social Security case
I have been handling Social Security cases since 1986. At this point, I figured that I had seen every bizarre set of circumstances. But last week, I was amazed again by the employees of the Social Security Administration. In our office, we check the status of every case once a month. We do this precisely…Read More
If you have a Social Security Disability claim pending, your case may take even LONGER!
The Baltimore Sun reports today that the wait for a decision in a Social Security Disability case may get even longer, if the Democrats and Republicans do not reach a budget deal to avoid sequestration. In the article, entitled “Social Security Braces for Budget Cuts, Frustrated Public”, by reporter John Fritze, in the February 26,…Read More
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…Read More