You are here:-Tag:Social Security Administration (SSA)

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

What’s The Difference Between SSDI And SSI? 2018-05-03T22:10:38+00:00

I Have MS (Multiple Sclerosis) – Am I Entitled To Disability Benefits? Part 4: Medical Evidence Required

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. The Sullivan Law Office provides assistance in ensuring that all

I Have MS (Multiple Sclerosis) – Am I Entitled To Disability Benefits? Part 4: Medical Evidence Required 2017-12-07T01:28:19+00:00

I Have MS (Multiple Sclerosis) – Am I Entitled To Disability Benefits? Part 3: Qualifying Through A Medical Vocational Allowance

The Social Security Administration (SSA) first tries to establish eligibility for Social Security Disability benefits under a listed impairment (potentially disabling medical condition) in the SSA’s listing of impairments or blue book. If an applicant for benefits has a medical condition doesn’t meet the blue book's requirements as listed, Social Security must not cease any

I Have MS (Multiple Sclerosis) – Am I Entitled To Disability Benefits? Part 3: Qualifying Through A Medical Vocational Allowance 2017-12-06T01:25:59+00:00

I Have MS (Multiple Sclerosis) – Am I Entitled To Disability Benefits? Part 2: Qualifying Under A Listing

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 often more than wise. Even if a claimant cannot be reached by the SSA, a successful case

I Have MS (Multiple Sclerosis) – Am I Entitled To Disability Benefits? Part 2: Qualifying Under A Listing 2017-12-05T01:22:21+00:00

I Have MS (Multiple Sclerosis) – Am I Entitled To Disability Benefits? Part 1: Some Basic Information

Important to almost every disability applicant is the knowledge and experience that a qualified disability attorney may provide so that an applicant has the best chance to be deemed eligible for disability benefits. Any lack of understanding of the rules and regulations involved with a disability application may result in a denial of benefits. An

I Have MS (Multiple Sclerosis) – Am I Entitled To Disability Benefits? Part 1: Some Basic Information 2017-12-04T01:18:50+00:00

Law Professor Sues Colleague For Grabbing His Shoulder

We take great pride the legal research skills of our attorneys. Whether it is staying focused on the changes and trends in federal or state law, or simply unique and unusual, even humorous, cases, the attorneys at the Sullivan Law Office try to stay informed of the legal news in our neighboring states which together

Law Professor Sues Colleague For Grabbing His Shoulder 2017-12-01T01:11:55+00:00

I Have Interstitial Cystitis – Do I Qualify For Disability Benefits? Part 2: Qualifying

Interstitial cystitis does not have a specific disability listing in the SSA's Blue Book that contains the listing of impairments. Yet, there are still three other ways in which applicants may be deemed "disabled" for IC under a listing. First, IC may be present with other impairments, worsened by other impairments, or result in other

I Have Interstitial Cystitis – Do I Qualify For Disability Benefits? Part 2: Qualifying 2017-11-17T05:31:07+00:00

I Have Interstitial Cystitis – Do I Qualify For Disability Benefits? Part 1: Symptoms

The Sullivan Law Office may provide valuable assistance in analyzing each and every avenue to benefit eligibility. The Sullivan Law Office focuses on the fact that every application for social security benefits is unique to the individual and that each applicant should understand every necessary detail before they file an application and the Social Security

I Have Interstitial Cystitis – Do I Qualify For Disability Benefits? Part 1: Symptoms 2017-11-16T05:30:56+00:00

When Is It Too Late To Retract A Settlement In Federal Court?

We take great pride the legal research skills of our attorneys. Whether it is staying focused on the changes and trends in federal or state law, or simply unique and unusual, even humorous, cases, the attorneys at the Sullivan Law Office try to stay informed of the legal news in our neighboring states which together

When Is It Too Late To Retract A Settlement In Federal Court? 2017-10-03T15:51:54+00:00

I Have Rheumatoid Arthritis – Am I Entitled To Disability Benefits? Medical Evidence Required

The Social Security Administration (SSA) evaluates a claim for disability benefits based on medical evidence including the records and laboratory test results of physicians and hospitals. The SSA uses the most recent edition of the Primer on Rheumatoid Arthritis, published by the Arthritis Foundation, to evaluate rheumatoid arthritis disability claims. Any medical evidence must provide

I Have Rheumatoid Arthritis – Am I Entitled To Disability Benefits? Medical Evidence Required 2017-10-02T11:59:31+00:00