Monthly Archives: September 2012

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Benefits for Children

     Childhood SSI benefits are available to children from birth up to age eighteen.  To qualify for childhood Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, a child must meet the Social Security Administration’s definition for disability for children and the parents must … Continue reading

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Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health Approves Special Exposure Cohort Petition For Oak Ridge National Laboratory (X-10 Plant)

     During their public meeting, in Denver Colorado on September 18, 2012, the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health approved the Special Exposure Cohort petition for employees with certain cancers, who worked at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, also … Continue reading

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Personal Injury Lawsuit Filed Arising Out of Accident on Washington Pike

The Law Offices of Tony Farmer and John Dreiser recently filed a lawuit on behalf of Sarah Tinder, who saw three people killed in a hit-and-run accident.   In May, Tinder’s car stalled when she ran out of gas. She pulled … Continue reading

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Ruling on Fibromyalgia for Social Security Disability and SSI Claimants

     Individuals applying for Social Security Disability and SSI got some good news in July of 2012 when the Social Security Administration issued SSR 12-2p.  Previously, SSDI and SSI claimants met varying levels of scrutiny when alleging disability based on fibromyalgia.  Administrative … Continue reading

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