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…

201411.07
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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…