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Category Archives: Social Security Disability

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 …

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 …

VA Disability vs. Social Security Disability

VA Disability vs. Social Security Disability By Nicholas Wearne, Associate Attorney   While I am not completely familiar with the process of applying and acquiring Veteran’s Disability Benefits, I have many clients who have applied for and obtained VA disability benefits. The law states that the judge is supposed to take the approval of Veteran’s …

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