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Common Social Security Disability Myths Part 2

There are so many myths and misconceptions about Social Security disability.  When it comes to Social Security disability, there is a long list of myths and misconceptions that you should stop believing. The application process for SSD benefits is a long, arduous one, and the more you know about it, the easier the process will

Common Social Security Disability Myths Part 2 2016-04-15T20:25:49+00:00

Common Social Security Disability Myths

Stop believing the myths and misconceptions about Social Security disability! There are many myths and misconceptions surrounding Social Security disability, and if you want to be as prepared as possible for the application process, you need to know what is true and what isn't. The good news is that our experienced Social Security attorney in

Common Social Security Disability Myths 2016-04-11T20:00:12+00:00

What You Need to Know About ERISA Disability Insurance Part 2

Do you have long-term disability insurance through a group policy? If so, then your policy is almost certainly governed by ERISA. Before you apply for long-term disability benefits, there are many things that you'll need to know, and in our last blog, our long-term disability (LTD) attorney in Louisville went over a couple of those

What You Need to Know About ERISA Disability Insurance Part 2 2016-04-10T19:07:47+00:00

What You Need to Know About ERISA Disability Insurance Part 3

Before you file for ERISA long-term disability benefits, there are many things you need to know.  It's always important to know certain things about your long-term disability policy before you file a claim for benefits, especially if your policy is governed by ERISA. If you haven't already, check out our long-term disability (LTD) attorney's latest

What You Need to Know About ERISA Disability Insurance Part 3 2016-04-08T19:33:12+00:00

How Work History Affects SSD Benefits

Most people applying for SSD benefits know that medical history plays a huge part in whether their application is accepted or not, but not many people realize that work history also plays a part.  It's obvious that your medical history will be taken into consideration when you are applying for SSD benefits, but too many

How Work History Affects SSD Benefits 2016-04-07T20:19:33+00:00

When is an Independent Consultative Examination Necessary?

What is a consultative examination? Most of the time, claimants are able to provide sufficient medical evidence from their doctor, which is the "treating source." However, in some cases, the evidence that was provided by the claimant's treating source is insufficient. In situations like these, there are generally two options: the treating source is contacted

When is an Independent Consultative Examination Necessary? 2016-03-07T16:23:24+00:00

Acceptable Medical Sources for SSA

Medical evidence is important, but you need to consider the source.  You absolutely cannot prove your disability to the SSA without the right medical evidence. However, the SSA doesn't accept medical evidence from just anyone. You need to make sure that you get your medical evidence from a source that is accepted by the SSA.

Acceptable Medical Sources for SSA 2016-03-04T15:52:46+00:00

What Medical Evidence do You Need? Part 2

Everyone knows that medical evidence is important, but what medical evidence do you need? Most people are fully aware of how important medical evidence is for getting approved for Social Security disability, and in our last blog, our Social Security attorney in Louisville talked about the specific medical evidence you'll need. So far, we've talked

What Medical Evidence do You Need? Part 2 2016-02-29T15:52:15+00:00

What Medical Evidence do You Need?

You cannot be approved for disability if you do not have the medical evidence to prove your claim.  Have you had a chance to read our latest blog yet? If you have, then you already know that non-medical evidence can be important for supporting your claim. Although it's important not to forget about non-medical evidence,

What Medical Evidence do You Need? 2016-02-26T15:05:41+00:00

The Importance of Non-Medical Evidence

When it comes to disability applications, non-medical evidence is very important.  Most people who apply for disability believe that their medical records are all the evidence they will need to prove their disability. While medical records are certainly very important, and there's a possibility that they will be enough evidence to support your claim, chances

The Importance of Non-Medical Evidence 2016-02-22T14:48:23+00:00