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Category Archives: Social Security Disability

What to expect at a Social Security Disability Hearing

What to expect at a Social Security Disability Hearing By Nicholas Wearne, Associate Attorney Social Security Disability hearings can be intimidating so this is a general idea of what to expect.  First off, I tell people to arrive about an hour early.  You never know what traffic is going to be like.  Make sure you …

How Long Does it Take To Get Benefits and What Resources are Available Until I Get a Decision?

How Long Does it Take To Get Benefits  and What Resources are Available Until I Get a Decision? By Nicholas Wearne, Associate Attorney The answer to this question is one you are probably not going to like. As I have explained in prior blogs there are three levels of application.  The first two take about …

What are my chances of getting approved if I am under 50 years old?

What are my chances of getting approved  if I am under 50 years old? By Nicholas Wearne, Associate Attorney As you age the level of disability that you must prove relaxes.  In other words as you get older getting Social Security Benefits gets easier.  The catch is this relaxation of the rules does not start …

The Treating Physician Rule

The Treating Physician Rule By Nicholas Wearne, Associate Attorney Code of Federal Regulations Section 404.1527(2)(c)(1) states that the Social Security Administration will give more weight to a source that has examined and treated you than one that has not examined and treated you. When you apply for Social Security Disability your file will be reviewed …

I am disabled and have no money, how does my attorney get paid?

I am disabled and have no money,  how does my attorney get paid? By Nicholas Wearne, Associate Attorney If you are applying for disability it means that you are unable to work.  Savings are likely running out and most of my clients are living with friends and family.  The question often comes during initial consultations …

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