What Should You Know About Social Security Disability Benefits in Missouri

The Social Security Administration was created to provide financial support to those in need, but the system is under such high demand that it only approves a small fraction of the people who apply for disability benefits like SSDI. If you applied for Social Security Disability Insurance and received a denial letter, don’t give up

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Everything You Should Know about Social Security for Your Child with Disabilities

Social Security is most commonly associated with adults who paid into the system their entire lives and begin to collect payments after they retire or become disabled, but Social Security has other important uses as well. Social Security offers Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments for children with disabilities, and these payments have the ability to

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The Ultimate Social Security Question: Should You Claim Early?

Social Security is a complex topic. Understanding its intricacies could make all the difference in helping you achieve financial security. In particular, you want to time the claim your Social Security benefits strategically. Bewildered? This guide will set you straight.   A Brief Introduction to Social Security There are four types of social security benefits

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What Should You Know about Social Security Disability in Missouri?

Of the nearly four million people living in Missouri, about five percent receive disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA). If you are suffering from a disability that you believe should qualify you for disability benefits, there is a great deal of essential information you need to know before you begin the process. On

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Can Disabled Children Qualify for Social Security Benefits?

Social Security is most commonly associated with elderly adults who collect payments after they retire or become disabled, but Social Security has other important uses as well. Social Security offers Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments for children with disabilities, and these payments have the ability to support a family struggling to afford the care their

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St Louis Social Security Disability Attorney In News For Local Case: Article by Bill MCClellan-Disabled Womans Case Seems Stuck

I recently had an article posted about one of my clients.There was no medical proof of her disability when she came into my office.Contrary to the point  made in the article is the fact that a Judge cannot find that someone is disabled because it is “evident” just from their appearance.A judge must have medical

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St Louis Social Security Disability Lawyer Cites News Article about the Backlog of Hearings in Missouri

If you have been wondering why it is taking so long for your Social Security Disability Hearing to be scheduled, you should read this article from USA Today. Backlog grows for Social Security appeals By Kevin McCoy, USA TODAY More than 728,000 Americans are awaiting appeal hearings for Social Security disability benefits, a 5% jump

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St. Louis Social Security Disability Attorneys Are Pleased To See Progress In Efforts to Reduce Backlog

STL News reports that there are efforts underway to reduces backlogs in the St. Louis and Creve Couer Offices. “The agency has begun making offers to 144 of the 175 new welcome any efforts to help those who are suffering due to delays.The hiring of these new ALJs is a critical step in our plan

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