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Social Security Benefits Not Harder to Receive

There are many misconceptions about Social Security Disability benefits and how to get them. One of the most common misconceptions currently is that disability August 2012 image.jpgbenefits are harder than ever to receive. This is simply not true.

Experience makes the difference in Social Security Disability cases

A claimant may file an application for Social Security Disability benefits at any time after their disability begins, but the longer the claimant waits to file, the harder it can be to secure benefits. With the help of an attorney however, that process becomes much easier and the likelihood of success increases.

Proving disability for claimant's with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome ("POTS")

Recently, we were able to secure Social Security Disability benefits for our client with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, or POTS. Based on the medical records and a written submission, benefits were awarded without the need for a hearing by an Administrative Law Judge.

New Compassionate Allowances for Social Security Disability

As discussed previously in this blog, Compassionate Allowances Conditions are those medical conditions where the nature of the disease or Setpember 2011 image.bmpcondition meets the statutory standard for disability. A claimant with a diagnosis of a Compassionate Allowance conditions benefits from a quicker decision and award of benefits. These types of claims are "fast-tracked" for a decision.

Social Security Disability Claimants Grow Frustrated Over Delays

The growing backlog of Social Security Disability claims and the long time period to process claims have attributed to an increasing number of violent threats against judges who hear Social Security disability cases. Members of Congress heard about the rising number of threats from a Senate subcommittee field hearing on Monday.

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