201412.26
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Honesty, Compliance, and Side Effects: How Medical Records Tell Your Story

In past blog entries, we touched upon the importance of continuous medical treatment as well as the importance of being honest with SSA. Today, we will look at the importance of being honest with your doctor, your relationship with your doctor, how this affects your medical records and subsequently, your disability claim.   3 Important…

201412.19
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SSA refocusing efforts on Continuing Disability Reviews

After last week’s post covering illegitimate disability awards totaling more than $2 billion in taxpayer dollars, it’s easy to see why the Social Security Administration has refocused their efforts on a process called “Continuing Disability Reviews” (CDRs). A CDR is a regulatory procedure for reviewing individuals already on Social Security disability benefits. The law requires…

201412.16
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Balin attorneys take proactive approach with Attorney Intake Committee

A recent article in the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal found a small group of judges awarded disability claims for nearly 25,000 people who didn’t qualify, totaling more than $2 billion in taxpayer dollars. The administrative law judges (ALJs) who approved these benefits are largely outliers, but Balin Law has a process in place to vet disability claims…

201412.02
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10 Inspirational Quotes For People Struggling with Disability

Having a disability that affects your daily life is not easy. Know that you will get through this! Here are 10 inspirational quotes for people struggling with a disability:    1. “When you focus on someone’s disability you’ll overlook their abilities, beauty and uniqueness. Once you learn to accept and love them for who they…