How Neurologists Can Help Patients Obtain Social Security Disability


The Social Security Disability process is complex, unlike any other type of disability application process that a physician may have helped a patient through. Social Security Disability (SSD) is usually a last resource for people. Affected patients are often individuals who do not have workers' compensation or private long-term disability policies. Without SSD benefits, they [...]

How Neurologists Can Help Patients Obtain Social Security Disability2023-03-30T15:29:26+00:00

Lifetime Access to U.S. National Parks for the Disabled for $10!


Did you know that 61 million adults in the United States have a disability? With 26% of the US population living with this, that can be a large chunk of people to try to accommodate. The U.S. national parks are no exception, as they have made efforts over the years to accommodate these people with [...]

Lifetime Access to U.S. National Parks for the Disabled for $10!2022-09-16T14:50:33+00:00

Death and Disability Benefits Under 117th Congress Bill (2021-2022) – Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Program (PSOB)


In 2021, 129 law enforcement officers died in the line of duty. This number excludes work-related exposures that may lead to death, COVID-19, 9/11-related illnesses, and suicides. When accounting for all deaths, the number increases almost fivefold. COVID-19 was a leading cause of death for officers in 2021, accounting for more than 70% of passings. [...]

Death and Disability Benefits Under 117th Congress Bill (2021-2022) – Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Program (PSOB)2022-08-30T14:30:53+00:00

What Medical Conditions Qualify For Long Term Disability


If you have a condition preventing you from making a living, you have a right to assistance and care. For those who require it, long-term disability is a vital resource that provides peace of mind and financial security during a time when they need it most. No one wants to endure a life-changing injury or [...]

What Medical Conditions Qualify For Long Term Disability2022-08-30T14:14:33+00:00

Should You Hire An Attorney to File a Veterans Disability Claim?


Are you looking to file a disability claim with the VA? Do you think you might need some assistance? Well, you might benefit by hiring a veterans disability attorney. In essence, a VA disability lawyer specializes in disability claims with Veterans Affairs. By hiring one, you improve the likelihood of your claim being a success. [...]

Should You Hire An Attorney to File a Veterans Disability Claim?2021-06-30T13:21:38+00:00

Good Cause for Late Social Security Disability Appeals


If you do not meet the deadline for appealing a denial of your Social Security disability claim, you may ask that the Social Security Administration (SSA) extend the deadline by finding that there was good cause for missing the deadline. To do so, include with your appeal a detailed letter explaining why the request for [...]

Good Cause for Late Social Security Disability Appeals2021-06-30T13:22:22+00:00

The Disability Review Process


The process of obtaining disability income through the Social Security Administration (SSA) is most often a lengthy and involved process. An experienced New York disability lawyer can advise you regarding what you will need to do for your claim to succeed and what to expect along the way.   Actually getting a Social Security award [...]

The Disability Review Process2021-06-30T13:23:16+00:00

Social Security News


Stimulus Bill Means Good News for SS Claimants Good News! The U.S. Government's Stimulus Bill contains provisions that will help Social Security Disability claimants. With all the bleak news in the media about the economy, job loss, and whether the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009--commonly referred to as the Stimulus Bill-- will be [...]

Social Security News2019-11-11T14:07:03+00:00

Disability Claim Lawyers


How a Disability Attorney in NJ Can Help With Your Disability Claim If you have applied or are considering applying for disability, our disability lawyers in NJ may be able to help you obtain benefits by working with your treating doctor. When someone attempts to earn disability benefits, the Social Security Administration often asks the [...]

Disability Claim Lawyers2019-10-04T12:33:15+00:00

Claiming Social Security Spousal Benefits


Filing for Social Security Benefits of a Deceased Spouse Filing for Social Security in New Rochelle is the same process as anywhere else in the United States, but having a local attorney representing your case is always a good idea for obtaining the best results. Claiming survivor benefits associated with an untimely death is not [...]

Claiming Social Security Spousal Benefits2019-10-04T11:41:53+00:00

Types of Disability Benefits


New York Social Security Disability Lawyers: Frequently Asked Questions Q. What is Social Security Disability? A. Social Security Disability, also called SSD, SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance) or DIB (Disability Insurance Benefits), is a benefit received by disabled workers and/or their dependents from the Social Security Administration. Just as you may begin collecting "regular" Social [...]

Types of Disability Benefits2019-10-02T13:41:22+00:00

Are Social Security Benefits Taxed


Should You Apply for Social Security Disability While Receiving Worker's Compensation? Bergen County Disability Attorneys Explain Social Security Disability and Worker's Compensation: Are you receiving worker’s compensation benefits?  Have you been told that you may be eligible to receive Social Security disability payments from the Social Security Administration in addition to your worker’s comp.?  Here [...]

Are Social Security Benefits Taxed2019-09-03T10:34:32+00:00

How to Answer Questions on Disability Forms: SSA 3373-BK


Social Security disability forms often include legal jargon and technical information that is difficult to digest. Instead of filling out these forms on your own, speak with an experienced disability attorney who can help. At Hermann Law Group, PLLC, we have extensive experience helping clients complete disability paperwork and gather evidence. To learn more about [...]

How to Answer Questions on Disability Forms: SSA 3373-BK2019-04-09T19:39:07+00:00

How Does the SSA Judge My Residual Functional Capacity for Work?


When you apply for Social Security disability, the SSA will use a residual functional capacity (RFC) form to assess whether you qualify for benefits. The claims examiner will use both medical records and doctor's statements when developing your physical and mental RFC, depending on the conditions that you are claiming as your disabilities. Your RFC will outline your [...]

How Does the SSA Judge My Residual Functional Capacity for Work?2019-04-02T18:36:15+00:00

What Qualifies as a Disability?


What Conditions Qualify for SSD and SSI? Each year, the federal government issues a release in which they describe the various conditions that would qualify an applicant for SSD or SSI. This is known as the Blue Book. None of what is mentioned there is entirely useful, though. That's because those with the conditions mentioned [...]

What Qualifies as a Disability?2021-08-17T11:45:48+00:00
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