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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

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

How Our Attorney Helps with Compassionate Allowances

Get your disability benefits faster with a Compassionate Allowance. In 2008, the Social Security Administration started the Compassionate Allowance initiative, so that people with serious or life-threatening disabilities, like cancer or early-onset Alzheimer's disease, could get the benefits they need without having to wait for several months for an approval. In our last blog, we

How Our Attorney Helps with Compassionate Allowances 2016-02-09T16:14:12+00:00

Should You Apply for Social Security Disability?

Not only does Social Security disability provide you with financial benefits, but there are medical benefits as well. In fact, a decent percentage of claimants apply because of the medical benefits. However, not everyone who applies gets approved, and you have to meet several requirements in order to be approved for benefits. That is why

Should You Apply for Social Security Disability? 2015-08-28T21:09:04+00:00

How to Stay Afloat Financially During the SSD Application Process

What do you do when you can't work, but your Social Security disability hasn't been approved yet? When you are disabled, you can't work, and since the Social Security disability application process is a long one, you need to figure out how to stay afloat financially in the meantime. If this scenario describes you, know

How to Stay Afloat Financially During the SSD Application Process 2015-08-24T20:00:50+00:00

Why You Should Check the Status of Your SSD Claim

Why should you check the status of your Social Security disability claim? Whether you are appealing a denied Social Security disability claim or you are applying for the first time, it is important to check your claim's status at regular intervals. This is because, unfortunately, the SSA isn't perfect, and they are not immune to

Why You Should Check the Status of Your SSD Claim 2015-07-31T20:40:59+00:00

Understanding Social Security Backpay

In nearly all cases where a claimant is awarded Social Security benefits because of a disability, they will also receive disability backpay. Backpay usually dates back to when the application for Social Security disability was first filed, and in some cases, even earlier! There is a very simple explanation for this -- it takes a

Understanding Social Security Backpay 2015-07-27T20:14:02+00:00

Common Acronyms You May Hear When Applying for Social Security Disability

Applying for Social Security Disability is complicated enough! Many people find that the application process for Social Security Disability benefits is a long, complicated one. You have to jump through so many hoops that it can all seem repetitive and frustrating. Unfortunately, the process is made all the more complicated when professionals use acronyms to

Common Acronyms You May Hear When Applying for Social Security Disability 2015-06-26T21:11:55+00:00

Understanding Depression and Disability

Applying for Social Security Disability when you have depression can be a complicated thing. Proving your disability is difficult enough as it is, but proving disability for psychological disorders, like depression, can sometimes feel downright impossible. In our last blog, our social security attorney in Louisville talked about some of the requirements from the SSA

Understanding Depression and Disability 2015-06-22T20:38:15+00:00