Applying for Benefits

It’s easier to win a World Series than get Social Security disability

by Patrick Spencer March 18, 2015

It’s about time someone started focusing on the ways Social Security is failing in its duty to help people with severe disabilities. This is the second in a series by FOX Atlanta that actually does take a balanced approach to what is wrong with the Social Security disability system. Recently there has been too much […]

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Should I hire a lawyer before filing a Social Security disability claim?

by Patrick Spencer March 18, 2015
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Having an experienced disability lawyer help you with your Social Security application can definitely increase your chances of getting approved at the initial stage. There are certain types of information that Social Security needs in order to find you disabled. Our lawyer will make sure that information gets to Social Security when you apply. Our lawyer will advise you on […]

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The truth about applying for Social Security disability

by Patrick Spencer March 16, 2015

Everyone who is applying or thinking about applying for Social Security disability should watch this story. This story highlights what we Social Security disability lawyers already know – that what matters more is which judge you get rather than how disabled you are. That’s right – your case will turn on what judge you get. This story takes […]

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How disabled do you have to be to get approved for Social Security disability?

by Patrick Spencer February 27, 2015
How disabled do you have to be?

In general, you don’t have to be bed-ridden or paralyzed to get approved for disability. But you do have to be medically disabled to get Social Security benefits. What you must prove depends on how old you are. If you’re over 50, see our explanation of what it takes to prove disability for someone over 50. […]

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Social Security offices will stay open later

by Patrick Spencer January 28, 2015
Is Social Security open or closed?

Social Security offices nationwide will stay open later, starting March 16, 2015. They will be open for an additional hour on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. On those days they will be open from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. But these offices will continue to close to the public at noon every Wednesday. They close early […]

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