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Category Archives: Social Security Disability

How am I supposed to feed my family?

                 How am I supposed to feed my family?  by April Snow, Business Manager Snow, Carpio & Weekley One of the hardest parts of running a law firm that helps injured workers and those with disabilities is hearing the heartbreaking stories of what our clients go through when they …

Is it true that most Social Security Disability applications get denied at first?

      Is it true that most Social Security Disability  applications get denied at first? by Attorney Allyson Snow Statistically, yes. Approximately 70% of applications are denied at the initial level. It generally takes Social Security approximately 4-6 months to evaluate an initial application.  If denied, the reconsideration level takes approximately 6-8 months and …

If I am on Workers’ Compensation, does that affect my SSD? By Attorney Allyson Snow

If I am on Workers’ Compensation, does that affect my SSD claim? by Attorney Allyson Snow Maybe. It is possible to receive Workers’ Compensation and disability benefits at the same time. Based on past earnings, you have a maximum benefit amount. This is the amount you are entitled to receive between the two benefits.  The …

What is an over payment and what can I do? by Allyson Snow, Associate Attorney SSD Practice @ Snow, Carpio & Weekley An over payment occurs when Social Security improperly paid a recipient benefits they were not entitled to for some reason or another.  Unfortunately, it usually takes Social Security months or years to catch their mistake.  A …

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