Monthly Archives: April 2015

How do I apply for Social Security Disability or SSI benefits?

The Social Security Administration (SSA) offers three ways for you to apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits: by telephone; in person at a local Social Security office; or the Internet (www.socialsecurity.gov/applyfordisability/adult.htm.)  If you want to apply for SSA’s other disability … Continue reading

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Don’t Hire a Non-Attorney Representation for your Social Security Disability or SSI Claim!

If you are applying for or appealing the denial of Social Security Disability or SSI benefits, hire only an experienced attorney!  Claimants should always be wary of incompetent representation.  I believe that the first step in securing competent representation is to hire a … Continue reading

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The Social Security Administration Announces New Rules on Evidence Submission

On Friday, March 20, 2015, SSA published the final rules on the submission of adverse evidence in disability claims. The final regulations are available at 80 Fed. Reg. 14828 (Mar. 20, 2015), with a pdf version at http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2015-03-20/pdf/2015-05921.pdf The final … Continue reading

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