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Our Baltimore Social Security Disability Lawyer Explains SSDI vs. Long-Term Disability

February 5, 2021 Disability

There are various disability benefits available to disabled individuals who are unable to engage in substantial gainful activity.  Some are available through the federal government, while others are available through work or private insurance. The federal government provides disability benefits to qualifying disabled individuals.  The Social Security Administration (SSA) administers […]

Our Baltimore Social Security Disability Lawyer Shares Three Tips for Spending Your SSD Benefits Wisely

January 29, 2021 Disability

Some individuals have a serious medical condition that makes working impossible. However, help may be available for them in the form of federal benefits through the Social Security Disability Income program or the Supplemental Security Income program. The Social Security Administration (SSA) administers these programs and helps individuals with a […]

SSA’s Compassionate Allowance Disability Program: What You Need to Know

January 15, 2021 Disability

A Baltimore Disability Attorney Explains the SSA’s Compassionate Allowance Program The Social Security Administration (SSA) supports individuals suffering from serious and often terminal illnesses (such as cancer) through what is known as Compassionate Allowances. These allowances apply to situations where individuals are diagnosed with medical conditions so severe that the […]

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 I have withdrawn from all other cases.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 or - 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
1777 Reisterstown Rd. Suite 265
Pikesville, MD 21208