BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA: WHETHER YOU ARE INVOLVED IN A SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY CLAIM; A WORKERS COMPENSATION CLAIM; OR A PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM, YOU NEED TO KEEP AN EYE ON WHAT YOU POST ON SOCIAL MEDIA!

The New York Times recently published an article indicating that the Trump Administration is placing an emphasis on fraud in the Social Security Disability Insurance program.  One of the tools they intend on using in seeking out and establishing alleged fraud is Facebook.[i]   In law, fraud is defined as a deliberate deception to secure unfair or unlawful gain, or…

Attorney Fees

Attorney Fees In Social Security Claims

Attorney Fees In Social Security Claims How Do Social Security Disability Lawyers Get Paid Their Attorney Fee? 99% of Social Security disability claims whether they be SSDI (Title II – Social Security Disability Insurance) or SSI (Title XVI – Supplemental Security Income are handled on a contingency basis. The Social Security Administration will pay your…

Social Security Disability Claim

My doctor says I am disabled!

My doctor says I am disabled! Proving that someone is disabled under Social Security’s guidelines generally pivots around one’s age, education, past work history, prior relevant work experience and the physical and mental limitations under consideration. Often, clients come to me saying “my doctor says I am disabled!” However, disability claims are predicated upon medical…

Money and Social Security Cards

The “demonization of disability recipients”

The “demonization of disability recipients” http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/01/07/1356086/-Republicans-Move-To-Gut-Social-Security-Benefits-on-Their-First-Day-in-Power# Unfortunately, a concerted effort is underway in Congress to defund Title II (SSDI) and Title XVI (SSI) of the Social Security Act. We, as citizens, must let our elected representatives know that we will not stand idle and allow them to gut the one social program that serves as…

Causalgia

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) aka Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) aka Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) also known as Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) also known as Causalgia also known as Reflex Neurovascular Dystrophy (RND) Social Security disability benefits (SSD or SSI) can be available for this sometimes chronic condition when it doesn’t go away within 12…