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The Social Security Appeals Process

By Maren Bam / March 21, 2020 / Comments Off on The Social Security Appeals Process

The Social Security Appeals Process Initial Application The Social Security Application can be completed online at https://www.ssa.gov/applyfordisability/. To prepare to complete your online application, make a list of all your medical conditions and medications. Then list your medical providers with up to date contact information. This is the most important part of the application process.…

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Social Security’s Benefit Programs

By Maren Bam / March 19, 2020 / Comments Off on Social Security’s Benefit Programs

Social Security Disability Insurance Social Security Disability Insurance (sometimes abbreviated as SSDI, SSD, or DIB) is a disability program administered by the federal government to provide monthly compensation to individuals who are disabled prior to full retirement age. This program is often referred to as the disabled workers program. SSDI is a federal insurance program…

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Social Security’s Definition of Disability and the Sequential Evaluation Process

By Maren Bam / March 17, 2020 / Comments Off on Social Security’s Definition of Disability and the Sequential Evaluation Process

The Social Security Administration defines disability as an individual who suffers from physical and mental impairments that are expected to last for at least a year, has lasted a year, or will result in death and prevent work at a substantial level ($1,260 gross per month). The Social Security Administration uses a five-step sequential process…

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Common Mistakes and Pitfalls During an SSDI or SSI Case

By Maren Bam / March 14, 2020 / Comments Off on Common Mistakes and Pitfalls During an SSDI or SSI Case

Waiting too Long If you have a condition that is preventing you from work, you should apply for Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income right away. If your condition improves and you can return to work, you can always withdraw your claim. Unfortunately, many people wait too long to apply for benefits and are…

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Five Benefits of Technology in the Modern Law Firm

By Maren Bam / March 11, 2020 / Comments Off on Five Benefits of Technology in the Modern Law Firm

The face of the legal industry is changing. Gone are the days of brick and mortar offices, $5000 suites, and reception areas with famous art and gourmet snacks. Technology is changing how attorneys do business. Overhead is decreasing and companies are increasingly allowing and even encouraging telecommuting. Here are five major ways that technology is…

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