Social Security Disability

Top Three Reasons to Hire an Experienced Attorney to Handle Your Social Security Disability Claim

In most potential Social Security disability claims, attorneys are often asked “Why do I need to hire an attorney?” The answer is simple: the process for applying for Social Security Disability is long and complicated, and the slightest misstep at any stage could spell doom for your claim, even years later. Below are a few …

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Hire An Experienced Attorney If You Need Social Security Disability Benefits

The process of applying for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits can be long, confusing and frustrating. A high percentage of applicants who apply for social security disability benefits or SSI benefits are denied after their first attempt. Often times, benefits are denied during the first hearing with an Administrative …

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3 Obstacles in the Social Security Disability Benefit Claims Process

There are millions of Americans who depend on Social Security Disability benefits as their primary source of income. Unfortunately, the Social Security Disability process is often complex and difficult to maneuver through, considering the many obstacles and roadblocks that can come during the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) review of a case. Managing Partner for the …

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Low Social Security Benefit Increase Leaves Many Recipients Struggling

October 18, 2012 Even though millions of Americans who receive Social Security benefits will see an increase in payments in the coming year, many believe it will still be hard to live on the amount they’re allotted. WRAL News reports the increase will be 1.7 percent, one of the lowest increases in more than thirty …

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Improving Your Odds for Approval at a Social Security Hearing

The Social Security Administration (SSA) publishes monthly performance statistics for each regional ODAR (Office of Disability Adjudication and Review). At HensonFuerst, we monitor those statistics so that we can better assist our clients. Over the past year, we’ve noticed a disturbing trend: Approval rates in the majority of ODARs across the country have been going …

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Social Security to Change Check Delivery System

First: Don’t worry–you will still receive your Social Security benefits. The only change will be the method of delivery. According to an article on WRAL.com, the federal government will be phasing out paper checks for all benefit programs, including Social Security, veterans’ benefits, railroad pensions, and federal disability payments. By next year, everyone will receive …

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Goldsboro Truck Driver Faces Long Road To Recovery After Crash

Recovering from an injury suffered in an accident can be a long process. Take, for instance, the story of a truck driver from Goldsboro, North Carolina, that was recently highlighted by WRAL News. The truck driver was involved in an accident on October 29, 2009, along I-95 near Godwin in Cumberland County.

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