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2014-07-24 23:12:37

Heard & Smith, a national disability law firm that concentrates on the disabled and the injured, is applauding a new article published by the Center for American Progress (CAP) on its website that is affirming Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) as “a lifeline to millions of Americans.” San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Heard & Smith, a national disability law firm that concentrates on the disabled and the injured, is applauding a new article published by the...

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...

2014-06-25 23:12:14

To mark National Men’s Health Awareness Month, the Editorial Board of Living with a Disability magazine has published an important new article on how prostate cancer can become a disabling condition. San Antonio. TX (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 To mark National Men’s Health Awareness Month, which occurs every June, the Editorial Board of Living with a Disability magazine has published an important new article on how prostate cancer can become a disabling condition. As the article...

2014-06-19 23:13:30

Allsup explains alternatives for seeking an appeal if VA compensation benefits denied for military sexual trauma or related PTSD Belleville, IL (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Veterans who have been denied Veterans Affairs compensation benefits for disability claims involving military sexual trauma (MST) may want to review their claims and file a disability appeal, according to Allsup, which provides veterans disability appeals services through the Allsup Veterans Disability Appeal Service®....

2014-06-17 08:30:42

Council for Disability Awareness Releases Ninth-Annual Long Term Disability Claims Review PORTLAND, Maine, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council for Disability Awareness (CDA) today released its ninth-annual Long Term Disability Claims Review, an exclusive analysis of long term disability claims data and trends from 19 of America's top disability insurance companies. Disability claims payments in 2013 totaled $9.8 billion, a 1.6 percent increase over 2012. In addition, more...

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...

2014-05-27 23:10:50

National disability law firm Heard & Smith is commenting on the recent Federal Court ruling Whittaker v. America’s Car-Mart, Inc. (No. 1:13CV108), which could impact thousands of people who are in the process of, or will in the future, apply for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits on the grounds that they are disabled due to obesity. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 National disability law firm Heard & Smith is commenting on the recent Federal Court ruling Whittaker v....

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...


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