Tag Archives: Social Security Disability

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 Disability for those suffering from Chronic Heart Failure (CHF)

A person suffering from chronic heart failure (CHF) may qualify for Social Security Disability and/or SSI benefits.   If a person is not working and has CHF, the Social Security Administration will determine whether the person is disabled under a listing or … Continue reading

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Congress Looking to Weaken Social Security Disability Program!

Proposed House Rules Will Prevent Congressional Debate on Social Security Solvency – IMMEDIATE ATTENTION REQUIRED Congressional Republicans today proposed heavy-handed rules that would forbid the House from considering certain legislation about Social Security. These rules would not allow the House … Continue reading

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John Dreiser Named to 2014 Super Lawyers List

     John Dreiser of the Law Offices of Tony Farmer and John Dreiser was recently noted in Super Lawyers Magazine to be a Rising Star in the area of Social Security Disability.  The selection process requires that the attorney be nominated, independently … Continue reading

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John Dreiser to present on Vocational Issue in Social Security Disability Claims

Med-Voc Solutions presents: VOCATIONAL ISSUES IN SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY CLAIMS AND HEARINGS 12:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Knoxville, Tennessee on December 5, 2014 Holiday Inn Express and Suites – 6324 Papermill Drive, Knoxville, TN 37919 Social Security Disability/SSI Hearings … Continue reading

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Social Security – 2015 COLA Numbers Released

     The government recently announced that Social Security Disability and SSI recipients will see a 1.7% increase in benefits for the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) starting in January of 2015. The COLA is based on the Consumer Price Index from the … Continue reading

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The Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT) and Social Security Disability

     Social Security Disability and SSI claims involve consideration of vocational factors.  One of the main resources for vocational information for the Social Security Administration is the Dictionary of Occupational Titles or the DOT. The Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT) was … Continue reading

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