Monthly Archives: December 2014

Some Q&As Involving Car Accidents

When I am involved in an accident, what is the first thing I should do to protect my interests? Assuming that law enforcement officials have investigated the accident, the first action on your part should be to tend to your … Continue reading

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SSDI and SSI Hearing Wait Times and Approval Rates for East Tennessee

     My periodic summary and review of hearing office wait times and approval rates for Social Security Disability and SSI shows the bad news continues.  Just since October of 2014, the national average processing time for claims before the Office … Continue reading

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Social Security – MySSA Accounts

     You can sign up for a MySSA account at to access information about your potential Social Security benefits.  If you already receiving benefits, you can see your Social Security statement, which includes annual earnings, estimated Medicare and Social … Continue reading

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Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) Special Exposure Cohort Petition for Oak Ridge National Laboratory (X-10)

     On July 18, 2011 the Law Offices of Tony Farmer & John Dreiser submitted a petition to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), on behalf of one of our clients, concerning a Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) … Continue reading

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