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Changes in Social Security Evidence Rules and How They Impact Your Claim

2019-09-20T02:16:47-04:00

Social Security has recently amended its regulations to require that claimants and their representatives in a Social Security disability claim must submit all evidence, whether helpful or not, that relates to whether a person may or may not be disabled.

Changes in Social Security Evidence Rules and How They Impact Your Claim2019-09-20T02:16:47-04:00

Unemployment Has Little Effect on the Number of Disability Claims

2019-09-20T02:08:36-04:00

After the crash of 2008, the unemployment rate in the United States spiked to levels not seen since the Great Depression. Around the same time, the number of individuals applying for Social Security Disability benefits also began climbing - but was there a connection?

Unemployment Has Little Effect on the Number of Disability Claims2019-09-20T02:08:36-04:00

Veteran’s Choice Program

2019-09-20T02:08:44-04:00

Veterans have long struggled to receive timely and quality care from the VA health care system. In response, Congress created the “Choice Program” as part of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014.

Veteran’s Choice Program2019-09-20T02:08:44-04:00

Disability Judges Lose Lawsuit to Reduce Caseloads

2019-09-20T01:45:58-04:00

The union representing the ALJ’s argued in its lawsuit that this number of cases represents an illegal quota that violated the Judge’s independence and the due process rights of applicants.

Disability Judges Lose Lawsuit to Reduce Caseloads2019-09-20T01:45:58-04:00