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2014-06-26 23:11:32

Heard & Smith is commenting on the Senate hearing that was held on June 18, 2014 that focused on the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) decision to close a record number of field offices. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Heard & Smith, a national disability law firm that concentrates on the disabled and the injured, is commenting on the Senate hearing that was held on June 18, 2014 Senate Special Committee on Aging, which criticized the Social Security...

2014-06-12 23:14:04

Steven H. Heisler, The Injury Lawyer, says the length of time Marylanders must wait for a disability hearing is unconscionable. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 A recent report by the Social Security Administration (http://www.ssa.gov/appeals/DataSets/01_NetStat_Report.html) shows the average time from the date of disability hearing request until the hearing is held is longer in Baltimore than in only two other cities. A person who files a Social Security disability claim in Baltimore...

2014-06-03 23:11:50

Allsup outlines top 10 reasons to get a disability representative when seeking SSDI benefits. Belleville, IL (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The approval rate for people seeking Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits has dropped to its lowest level in five years, according to Allsup, the nation’s premier disability representation company®. Only 48 percent of those who sought disability benefits were approved at the hearing level in fiscal 2013, and only 33 percent of claimants...

2014-05-20 23:17:00

The Editorial Board of Living with a Disability magazine, a full-color print and online publication that helps individuals with various disabling medical conditions live life to the fullest, is marking Social Security Education Month with a timely article on a key mistake that thousands of Social Security Disability (SSD) claimants make each year: assuming that the Social Security Administration (SSA) knows everything about them. San Antontio, TX (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 The Editorial Board...

2014-05-14 23:11:06

A vast majority of American workers underestimate their risk for becoming disabled. In light of Disability Insurance Awareness this month, HypoGal hopes to boost awareness and emphasize the value of this important protection product. Orange County, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Alarmingly, the Social Security Administration published statistics in 2013 showing that 1 in 4 working adults will become disabled for a period of time before they retire. May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month...

2014-04-02 23:24:24

Allsup provides top 10 tips for getting through the SSDI backlog. Belleville, IL (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 The amount of time people with disabilities will wait for a Social Security hearing this year is expected to go over 400 days, a number not seen since fiscal year 2010, according to Allsup. The company, based in Belleville, Ill., has helped hundreds of thousands of people qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. People waiting for hearings on their SSDI claims...

2014-03-27 23:23:16

Allsup outlines benefits of working with an SSDI representative when applying for Social Security disability. Belleville, IL (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Staffing continued to decline for the Social Security Administration (SSA) in fiscal year 2013. This is likely to have an impact on the ability to provide timely hearings and processing of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) claims, according to Allsup, a nationwide provider of SSDI representation services. The SSA had 62,543 workers...

2014-03-24 23:04:59

Allsup outlines steps to improve chances when planning to apply for SSDI benefits Belleville, IL (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Social Security ended fiscal year 2013 with 698,000 people waiting for a decision on their initial applications for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, indicating the importance of preparing before applying for SSDI benefits, according to Allsup. The company, based in Belleville, Ill., has helped more than a quarter-million people to receive their SSDI...

2014-03-20 23:23:14

During National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, Allsup outlines key SSDI considerations for those who have colorectal cancer. Belleville, IL (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 As colon cancer screening efforts gain visibility for their effectiveness, it’s important to remember the value of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits for those with the disease, according to Allsup. The company, based in Belleville, Ill., has helped hundreds of thousands of people to receive SSDI benefits....

2014-03-19 23:33:33

Heard & Smith, a national disability law firm that concentrates on the disabled and the injured, is partially praising the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) new initiative to expedite disability claims from veterans who have a VA disability compensation rating of 100% P&T, and can show proof of their “permanent and total” disability rating with their VA Notification Letter. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Heard & Smith, a national disability law firm that...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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