To learn more about certain topics affecting disability benefit applicants and recipients, please read more by clicking on the links below:
As social media becomes more and more popular, lawmakers are encouraging Social Security Administration investigators to use Facebook and other sources to scope out people who may file fraudulent claims:
Some professional athletes have continued to compete after diagnoses of multiple sclerosis. The symptoms can be quite serious, however, meaning many people who suffer from the condition may qualify for disability benefits:
More and more disability applicants are taking advantage of videoconferencing technology for their hearings with the Social Security Administration, saving them time and money:
Disability benefits could increase by lower amounts over time if the federal government implements new budgeting methods to determine inflation:
Do not give up if the government denies your claim for disability benefits. There is a multistage appeals process that experienced lawyers can guide you through:
The Social Security Administration announced changes for benefit recipients in 2013. It could involve payroll tax increases for some wealthier workers:
In order to come into line with new medical technology and other advancements, the Social Security Administration is revising its benefits criteria for people suffering from debilitating neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s:
The Social Security Administration has added 52 conditions to its list that could allow sufferers to receive disability benefits more quickly:
The highly respected disability lawyers of Crowe & Shanahan will be speaking about the process for securing disability benefits at a legal conference in St. Louis:
The Social Security Administration announced new criteria for better determining if young adults suffer from physical or mental disabilities and can qualify for certain benefits:
Twelve new conditions have been added to the Social Security Administration’s Compassionate Allowances list, which allows people suffering from the most serious conditions to have their applications processed more efficiently:
Most Americans will stop receiving paper statements and checks from the federal government for their benefits. This could pose problems for some:
Fortunately, Social Security Disability Insurance doesn’t only provide benefits for qualifying disabled recipients. The dependent family members of SSD beneficiaries may also be eligible to receive benefits:
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