1. Do I Have Enough Earnings? Social Security Work Credits

    Every application for social security benefits is different. Each application involves the lengthy and arduous collection of personal information and medical evidence during the application process. It's important to understand all of this as it unfolds before the Social Security Administration (SSA) determines eligibility. The assistance of an experienced disability attorney may be crucial to the…Read More

  2. Why You Should Act Fast After You’ve Been Denied Your SSI Disability Claim

      This video blog is about the importance of acting quickly after your disability claim has been denied. Seventy percent of all SSI and SSDI claims are denied after the first application. The time to appeal this decision is limited! The typical time frame to appeal is 60 days. Immediately after your claim is denied, it's more than simply helpful to have someone by your side who knows how the …Read More

  3. Eye On The 6th Circuit: Grayson Coal & Stone Co., Inc. et al v. Teague

    Working with a disability attorney ensures that all evidence in support of an application for disability is gathered, organized, filed with the SSA, and presented when otherwise required. We take great pride in our staff's skills in building and presenting a case for disability benefits. We also take great pride the legal research skills of our attorneys. Whether it is staying focused on the chang…Read More

  4. Man Arrested With Over 1,000 Fake Drugs At Tennessee Music Festival

    Recently, a man was arrested for selling fake drugs at Bonnaroo, a music festival in Tennessee. What made the arrest interesting was not only the size and amount of the arrestee's supply but his purpose for selling "drugs" that were, in fact, fake, useless, and ineffective for their intended purposes. Simply stated, David E. Brady claimed to be doing "God's work." Local police arrested Brady, 45, …Read More

  5. Adult Skin Disorders: Genetic Photosensitivity Disorders

    Genetic photosensitivity disorders are categorized as a skin disorder under the Social Security Administration's ("SSA") Listings of Impairments ("listings"). Many types of genetic photosensitivity disorders exist and all may potentially have a disabling effect. For purposes of awarding benefits, the SSA places them in two categories: Xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) and basically every other type of di…Read More

  6. Adult Skin Disorders And Other Affected Body Systems

    If you or someone you know has a skin disorder such as genetic hypersensitivity, you may have a disability that meets the criteria established by the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Listing of Impairments (the "Listings"). The listings are only examples of common skin disorders that Social Security considers sufficiently severe to prevent a claimant for disability benefits from engaging in …Read More

  7. What’s The Difference Between Social Security Advocates For The Disabled And Social Security Disability Lawyers?

     What are Social Security Advocates for the Disabled, and how are they different from social security disability lawyers? Here are a few differences:An attorney must earn a Juris Doctorate degree and pass the state bar. A non­attorney advocate does not. Attorneys are bound by professional conduct rules and ethical obligations, as well as the attorney­client privilege.  Non­attorney advocates …Read More

  8. Evaluating & Assessing Adult Skin Disorders – Medical Evidence & Treatment

    If you or someone you know has a skin disorder such as genetic hypersensitivity, you may have a disability that meets the criteria established by the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Listing of Impairments (the "Listings"). The Listing of Impairments lists impairments so severe that they may prevent an individual from performing substantial gainful activity (SGA), defined as work from employ…Read More

  9. Identifying Your Disability Under The Listing Of Impairments: Adult Skin Disorders

    If you or someone you know has a skin disorder, you may have a disability that meets the criteria established by the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Listing of Impairments (the "Listings"). The listed disorders are only examples of skin disorders that Social Security considers sufficiently severe to prevent an individual from performing substantial gainful activity. As mentioned, the Listin…Read More

  10. Evaluating & Assessing Adult Skin Disorders – Severity

    If you or someone you know has a skin disorder such as ichthyosis, a bullous disease, dermatitis, or suffer from burns, you may have a disability that meets the criteria established by the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Listing of Impairments (the "Listings"). The Listing of Impairments lists impairments considered severe enough to prevent an individual from performing substantial gainful …Read More