Benefit Verification Letters will still be provided by SSA Staff.
Archive | July, 2014
Women who earn less also draw less when they become disabled or retire.
From Dean Baker in the Huffington Post: The media have been rightly focusing their attention on the long waiting lists for veterans seeking medical care, and even worse, the Department of Veteran’s Affairs cover-up… Unfortunately the VA system is not the only part of the government where essential services may be threatened by cutbacks. The […]
The proof in disability claims begins with the objective medical findings in the treating physician’s records. Office notes are often given more evidentiary weight than ANY narrative reports because they are made at the time of the visit and are seen as more reliable. For Social Security disability, however, the focus is on the ability […]
Prostate cancer can be considered a disability by the Social Security Administration for those afflicted with the disease, provided that they are not working at what is deemed to be a “substantially gainful activity” level — which in 2014 is pegged at $1070/month. Also, the disabiluity must last or be expected to last for twelve […]
It’s common knowledge that child gets a dependent’s beneficiary check in an SSDI disability claim if a parent is found to be disabled. A child also draws a benefit in the case of a deceased worker. But here is one other way children can be supported by Social Security. An adult who disabled before age […]