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The Role of Doctors in Disability Claims

October 15, 2021 Disability

Applying for Social Security Disability benefits is more complex than merely telling the Social Security Administration (SSA) that you suffer a disability and are no longer able to work. While your subjective assessments of your condition do carry some weight, the SSA also needs objective medical evidence to evaluate your […]

How the SSA Evaluates Pain

October 8, 2021 Disability

Social Security disability benefits are intended for individuals who cannot work due to a qualifying medical condition. One of the key symptoms that keeps many disabled individuals from working is pain. But “pain” can be difficult to quantify; how do you prove that you are in pain, let alone prove […]

What to Know About Overpayments

September 30, 2021 Disability

Receiving letters from the Social Security Administration (SSA) can cause a pit in the stomach of many Social Security disability benefits recipients. While some letters from the SSA are benign, others can bring bad news, such as a denial of benefits, a notification of a continuing disability review, or a […]