Monthly Archives: November 2011

Childhood SSI Claims

     Children with a disability can receive SSI benefits if certain poverty guidelines are met.  The sequential evaluation for children’s cases is different than for that of adults.  Analysis of a child’s claim of disability requires three sequential steps.              … Continue reading

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John Dreiser to Present on Workers Compensation

Important issues in Workers Compensation will be covered at an upcoming seminar titled “Handling a Workers’ Compensation Case From Start t Finish” on December 7, 2011 in Knoxville, Tennessee.  John Dreiser of the Law Offices of Tony Farmer and John … Continue reading

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Vocational Experts in a Social Security Disability or SSI Case

Social Security Disability and SSI claims often involve vocational information and testimony from vocational experts.  Sometimes vocational information is in a report from a person who has never seen the claimant, but simply has reviewed the record.  More often a … Continue reading

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Expanded Compassionate Allowances for Social Security Disability and SSI Claimants

Social Security Disability and SSI claimants now have more opportunities to get their cases fast-tracked for certain conditions.  The Social Security Administration announced 13 new Compassionate Allowances conditions involving the immune system and neurological disorders.  The Compassionate Allowances program fast-tracks … Continue reading

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