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What Does “Disability” Actually Mean?

April 16, 2021 Disability

In common parlance, the term “disability” indicates that a person suffers from a condition that limits their ability to do certain things or engage in certain behaviors. But to obtain social security disability (SSDI) benefits, a claimant must do more than simply tell the Social Security Administration (SSA) that they […]

What Are the Most Common Disabilities?

February 26, 2021 Disability

Millions of Americans suffer from serious disabilities that make them unable to engage in substantially gainful work activities.  In fact, in 2019, over 9 million people were receiving social security disability benefits.  The Social Security Administration (SSA) administers the Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and Social Security Income (SSI) programs. […]

I have closed my law firm effective 10/21/22. If you believe you are a current client, you are probably mistaken. I am only representing clients in the very last stage of their cases where a decision is about to be rendered and where no action needs to be taken in order to get that decision. I have withdrawn from all other cases. I am no longer representing you and you should have gotten a letter to that effect. For Social Security matters, I advise you call Jenkins, Block & Associates at 410-727-4000 or email at bruce.block@teamjba.comMichelle.mulcare@teamjba.com or Jennifer.hecner@teamjba.com - for all other matters I have no recommended referral. I do not regularly monitor this email or my phone messages. Requests for former client files should be made in writing to:

Emmett B. Irwin
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