As you’re preparing your application for Social Security Disability, one of the best things you can do to help your case is to list your disability attorney. Every application has a section for relevant contacts that the SSA can ask about your case, and who better to have them call than the person who knows the most about getting you approved? Keeping an open line of … [Read more...] about Quick Tip: List Your Attorney as a Contact for the SSA
In the age of social media, nothing is private anymore. Every day, millions of Americans upload personal information about themselves, most without thinking about how that information could be used. If you are filing for Social Security Disability benefits, you should be highly aware of what you are posting online. Even things that may seem innocuous have the ability to … [Read more...] about Can Social Media Activity Affect My Disability Case?
If you have made it to the hearing stage of the disability application process, you should highly consider submitting letters written by friends, family, caretakers or former employers to the judge who will be hearing your case. The letter should include information about your disability and how it limits your day-to-day activities. Therefore, you should be very selective … [Read more...] about Quick Tip: Submit Letters As Evidence During Your Disability Hearing
There are currently 23 states and the District of Columbia that have legalized the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes. Four states have even legalized marijuana for recreational use, and more are expected to follow in upcoming years. The Obama administration has (so far) chosen to let states regulate use as they see fit, even though marijuana is technically a Schedule I … [Read more...] about Will Medical Marijuana Affect My Social Security Disability Case?
Applying for Social Security Disability benefits can be confusing and overwhelming; even more so when you feel like you’re in it alone. Thankfully, there are resources you can turn to for help. One of the best resources available to you is a free consultation with an experienced disability attorney. Disability attorneys are highly familiarized with the Social Security … [Read more...] about 10 Benefits of Working With a Disability Attorney