1. Disability Benefits & Vocational Adjustments

    A qualified disability attorney provides a secondary source of contact on behalf of an applicant for disability benefits. The retention of an experienced disability attorney as an additional contact on behalf of an applicant for disability benefits is a smart decision with long-term benefits. Even if the Social Security Administration (SSA) is unable to reach an applicant at some point in time dur…Read More

  2. Applicants For Benefits Should Know Some Information About The Grid Rules

    An experienced disability attorney may provide all of the necessary assistance in ensuring that every possible avenue to eligibility is considered. A knowledgeable disability attorney may ensure that any applicant fully takes advantage of the rules intended to help individuals obtain eligibility for disability benefits. One of the best ways to make sure you understand all of the technical, legal r…Read More

  3. When Disability Benefits Depend On A Reconsideration

    A disability attorney is important in helping applicants for disability benefits understand each and every stage of the application process. Typically, this process begins with the initial application period. If an application is denied, the second stage is reconsideration. Upon further denial, the third stage involves requesting a hearing before an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ). The representati…Read More

  4. Medical-Vocational Allowances And Residual Functional Capacity (RFC)

    It certainly cannot decrease an applicant's chances of receiving approval for benefits to learn about how the Social Security system operates at each stage of the application process. This is one reason why having the assistance of legal counsel ensures that an application has the best chance of receiving the determination to which the applicant is entitled. The Sullivan Law Office may provide val…Read More

  5. Medical-Vocational Allowances And Functional Limitations

    Important to almost every disability applicant is the knowledge and experience that a qualified disability attorney may provide to help obtain approval of an application for disability benefits. Otherwise, any lack of understanding of the rules and regulations involved with a disability application may cause a denial of benefits. Better to know all of your options and proceed accordingly! Eligibil…Read More

  6. A Medical Vocational Allowance May Be The Answer

    The Sullivan Law Office focuses on the fact that every application for social security benefits is uniquely different from each and every other application. Applicants should understand every necessary detail related to eligibility for benefits before they file an application and the Social Security Administration (SSA) approves or disapproves it. The Sullivan Law Office may provide invaluable ass…Read More

  7. A Disability Attorney May Provide The Persistence Necessary To Receive Benefit Approval

    Most applicants who file a claim for disability benefits are denied because the Social Security Administration (SSA) makes the presumption that there is some type of job for which they qualify and, thus, able to perform as employment. This negative "approach" by the SSA toward benefit approval must be overcome by each and every applicant for benefits based on a disability. Thus, the road is, unfor…Read More

  8. Eye On The SCOTUS: Current Term Should Be Momentous

    Claimants shouldn't give up, and neither will the attorneys at the Sullivan Law Office, even though a case is initially denied. Working with an attorney that is experienced in Social Security Disability cases ensures that you have the best chance of initially filing a successful disability application. If you have any questions or concerns about any kind of disability case, including Social Securi…Read More

  9. What’s The Difference Between SSDI And SSI?

    There are several different types of Social Security Disability benefit programs, but the two most common types are Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Working with a disability attorney experienced in both types of cases ensures that you have the best chance of successfully filing a disability application, whether for SSDI or SSI. There are two gen…Read More

  10. About Retroactive Benefits

    At times, disability cases require the determination of whether a present or former recipient of benefits is entitled to the retroactive payment of benefits. The Sullivan Law Office provides assistance in ensuring that all applicants and recipients receive all of the benefits to which they are entitled in all kinds of disability cases. These include Social Security Disability, long-term disability…Read More