Case Highlights: Anthony v. Commissioner of Social Security

We recently wrote about denied disability claims and Balin Law’s proficiency at overturning decisions made by an administrative law judge (ALJ). This entry in our Case Highlights series – Anthony v. Commissioner of Social Security, 2014 WL 4249782 (N.D. Ohio Aug 27, 2014) – looks at a claimant who filed for Social Security Insurance and Disability Insurance Benefits in…


Lay Witnesses and Your Disability Claim

While a disabled person has the best understanding of how they feel, a spouse, relative or close friend may also be privy to a disabled person’s day-to-day challenges. Since this third party can provide additional insight into a claimant’s lifestyle, he or she can be a very valuable lay witness when it comes to a…