201411.28
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Disability Claims and Federal Court

Last time, we talked about what happens when you receive an unfavorable or partially favorable decision from an ALJ and the option to appeal to the Appeals Council. If, after a lengthy review, the AC still denies your claim, you have the option to appeal to Federal Court. Like with any other disability or SSI…

201411.21
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What Are Family Benefits?

After you are awarded Social Security disability benefits, members of your family may also be eligible for payments. This includes children as well as your spouse. However, please be advised that this does not apply to SSI claims. Benefits can be paid to your children as long as they are unmarried and: –          Younger than…

201411.14
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Utilize Your Resources! What You Can Do While Waiting for Disability

When a person becomes too disabled to work, he still needs a place to live and food to eat. While waiting for the disability adjudication process, saved funds can run out fast. So, if you can’t work, how else can a person survive? When tough times get tougher, there are a many resources in your…

201411.07
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The Consequences of Failure to Follow Prescribed Treatment

If you are currently in the process of a Social Security disability claim, you probably understand how important it is to receive medical treatment and generate medical records for disability adjudicators to review. However, the truth is what is contained within those records is what’s really important. According to SSR-82-59, the failure to follow treatment…