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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

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

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

Can You Speed Up Your SSD Claim? Part 2

Is there anything you can do to get your Social Security disability decision faster? The Social Security disability application process can take months as it is, but even a simple mistake could extend those months into years. Unfortunately, many people who have a disability simply cannot afford to wait months or years to get the

Can You Speed Up Your SSD Claim? Part 2 2016-02-18T18:05:51+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

What Everyone Needs to Know About Social Security Disability Part 2

A lack of general knowledge about Social Security disability (SSD) is a common mistake applicants make when applying for benefits.  Although millions of people get SSD benefits, the average American doesn't truly understand the program. That's why, in our last blog, our Social Security attorney in Louisville went over a couple of basic things that

What Everyone Needs to Know About Social Security Disability Part 2 2015-11-20T21:25:11+00:00

What Everyone Needs to Know About Social Security Disability

Millions of people rely on Social Security disability benefits in the United States, yet many people don't truly understand it.  While we all love our retirement benefits, Social Security disability may be even more valuable for the average American. You can plan for retirement, but unfortunately, you can't usually predict an illness or an injury

What Everyone Needs to Know About Social Security Disability 2015-11-16T20:56:37+00:00

How Work History Affects SSD Benefits Part 2

Work history is more important than you might think for your SSD benefits.  The SSA looks at two main things when determining if someone should be approved for SSD benefits, medical history and work history. In our latest blog, our Social Security attorney in Louisville talked about why work history is so very important, so

How Work History Affects SSD Benefits Part 2 2015-10-26T20:50:20+00:00

Your Guide to Understanding SGA Part 2

Have you had a chance to read our Louisville Social Security attorney's latest blog yet? If you have, then you probably already have a deeper understanding than most about what SGA is and if you are engaging in it or not. Many people think that SGA is strictly about income, but there is a bit

Your Guide to Understanding SGA Part 2 2015-09-25T14:40:23+00:00