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Social Security – Appeal a Denial Quickly

What happens if I am denied benefits and I do not appeal within 60 days? You’ll have to start over with a new application — and it may mean that you’ll lose some back benefits. So it’s important to appeal … Continue reading

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Social Security – What happens if I am denied benefits and I do not appeal within 60 days?

You’ll have to start over with a new application — and it may mean that you’ll lose some back benefits. So it’s important to appeal all denials within 60 days. It’s better if you appeal right away so that you … Continue reading

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Sixth Circuit Turns Down Another ERISA LTD Case

On January 24, 2014, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in McClain v. Eaton Corp. Disability Plan, et al. affirmed the district court’s finding that a plan administrator did not act arbitrarily and capriciously in denying an ERISA long term … Continue reading

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Social Security Disability Myth #1

       The common myth heard throughout this country today, whether it be through media coverage of certain politicians or the talk at  the barbershop (usually fed by those certain politicians), is that everyone that applies for Social Security Disability … Continue reading

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Can I Appeal an Unfavorable Decision on my Social Security Disability or SSI Claim?

     If an Administrative Law Judge denies a claim for Social Security Disability or SSI after a hearing, then the claimant has sixty days to appeal to the Appeals Council (AC).  20 C.F.R. §§ 404.967, 416.1467, 404.955, 416.1455.  The request for review must … Continue reading

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