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Helpful SSD Resources and Statistics

December 31, 2020 Disability

The Social Security Administration is the federal agency that administers federal disability programs such as Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD).  SSD is a program that provides financial assistance to individuals with qualifying disabilities and who have paid the necessary work credits into the Social Security program. Applying for SSD benefits […]

What Are Hidden Disabilities?

December 28, 2020 Disability

Hidden disabilities (also known as invisible disabilities) are disabilities from which individuals suffer that are not immediately apparent and recognizable to others but limit one’s daily activities and ability to function.  An example may include someone who has a visual disability who does not wear glasses. Simply looking at that […]

Stay the Course: Skipping Treatments Could Harm Your Disability Case

November 30, 2020 Disability

Social Security Disability Requirements The federal government administers programs aimed to help provide financial assistance to individuals with qualifying disabilities.  Two of these programs are the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) program and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program.  SSD is similar to an insurance policy whereby individuals pay into […]

Can You Get SSDI for Back Issues?

November 16, 2020 Disability

A Baltimore Social Security Disability Attorney Explains Back Injuries and SSDI Do you suffer from excruciating back pain that makes working unbearable? If so, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits. The federal government, through the Social Security Administration (SSA), administers the Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) program, […]

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 I have withdrawn from all other cases.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
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Pikesville, MD 21208