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How You Can Start Social Security and Medicare Early with The Disability Program

Getting older can come with some health challenges and physical problems. When those get bad enough, some people can’t keep working. SSA has special rules for most workers over age 50 that makes getting disability easier and easier at 50, 55 and age 60.

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Telephone Hearings, Video Hearings and Waiting for Godot.

Social Security has adapted to the COVID 19 pandemic rather nimbly for a gargantuan government agency. The SSA Office of Hearing Operations where SSA’s Administrative Law Judge’s preside over the world’s largest civil litigation docket has moved to telephone hearings, video hearings via Microsoft Teams ™ and in some instances, claimant’s stating that they want to wait for an in person hearing.

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What Happens When You Make a Social Security Claim?

Social Security wait times can be painful. We understand that and we try hard to make the process move faster for our clients.

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What Can You Do If You Were Denied Benefits?

It’s important not to feel discouraged when you are denied benefits through your initial application. There are a few things you can do if you are denied, including hiring one of our professional attorneys to go through the appeal process with you.

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Social Security Standards for Musculoskeletal Disability

A high percentage of SSDI and SSI disability claims are due to musculoskeletal disabilities. Back pain, arthritis, as well as leg and arm injuries that impair functional ability are all classified as musculoskeletal disabilities.

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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

With COVID-19 spreading throughout the world, now is a great time to refocus on what’s important in life. Our health plays a huge role in how we experience the world, and those who have suffered from a brain injury know firsthand how difficult life following the incident can be.

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Are You a Social Worker or Medical Professional Who Helps the Disabled?

Social Workers, therapists and physicians practice their disciplines hoping to successfully diagnose and treat people with illnesses. Contrary to those goals, however, the Social Security law requires patients and their providers to prove that their patients are not doing well.

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Should I Hire A Lawyer Before Submitting An Application?

At our law firm, we have specifically decided to focus solely on Social Security disability cases, so we know how important it is to hire a lawyer before you decide to start an application. As your Social Security disability lawyers serving Chattanooga, we recommend that you continue reading to learn more about the benefits of hiring us.

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