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Winning Social Security Disability Benefits

If you are applying for Social Security disability benefits, it is because you have run out of other options. You may have tried doing lighter work, or changing careers, or even tried going back to school. However, you find that … Continue reading

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Social Security disability for kidney disease

Kidney disease & renal failure often qualifies individuals for Social Security disability benefits. The fatigue, dialysis, and memory issues can make any kind of work nearly impossible! One of the fastest ways to be approved for Social Security disability benefits for … Continue reading

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DT3 Mistakes and pitfalls in Social Security disability cases

Today’s Disability Tips reviews the mistakes and pitfalls that can occur when you handle your own Social Security disability case. Links: “Apply Right: How to Apply for Social Security Disability Online the Right Way the First Time!”  : http://applyrightbook.com Social Security approval … Continue reading

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DT1 Overlooked Social Security disability evidence

While medical records are the main source of Social Security disability evidence, lots of people stop there. The sad truth is medical records often are not enough to win disability benefits. And, if you have no health insurance, you may … Continue reading

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“Apply Right” how to apply for Social Security disability trailer

Can I tell you how much fun it’s been making a “kinetic typography” trailer for “Apply Right: How to apply for Social Security disability online the right way the first time!” It has been awesome! Like most things it took longer than … Continue reading

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Reviews for how to “Apply Right” for Social Security disability benefits

Do you have any idea how to apply for social security disability benefits? No one does! Not until they waste months (even years) waiting on Social Security. I have seen too many wonderful disabled people in Colorado get denied for little … Continue reading

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How to “Apply Right” for Social Security disability is a “Hot New Release”

“Apply Right: How to apply for Social Security disability online the right way the first time!” an easy “how to” guide to Social Security disability applications is a “Hot New Release on Amazon. I am awfully grateful to Amazon for the privilege! … Continue reading

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“Apply Right” Social Security application guide tops Alltop

I couldn’t be happier that “Apply Right: How to apply for Social Security disability online the right way the first time!” made it to the top of Alltop’s list of most popular disability news stories. “Apply Right” provides a walkthrough of the … Continue reading

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“Apply Right” is getting closer!

Applying for Social Security disability benefits is about to get much easier! “Apply Right” guides you through the application page by page. You see each screen with explanations and tips. I am almost ready to publish “Apply Right: How to apply … Continue reading

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Medical Marijuana and Social Security Disability

As of 2012, 18 states which have legalized medical marijuana. This has meant that marijuana use is showing up in more and more Social Security disability case. Here are some of the issues involved: Social Security’s Drug Abuse and Alcoholism Policy … Continue reading

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Social Security approval denial percentages

What percent of disability cases does Social Security approve?

One of the most common questions we are asked is what is the percentage of approvals and denials and the Social Security disability benefits claim? Social Security keeps very detailed (if somewhat obtuse) statistics which provide the answers. Approval at … Continue reading

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Which conditions win the most Social Security disability benefits?

  Many people ask which medical conditions, disabilities, or impairments are most likely to win a Social Security disability benefits case? The 2011 statistics gathered by the Social Security Administration provide the answer:     The single largest group of … Continue reading

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RFC limitation forms for Social Security disability cases

Getting a Residual Functional Capacity is the single most important step in a Social Security disability case. These RFCs go by a lot of different names: Medical Source Statement, Medical Opinion, Narrative. However, Residual Functional Capacity simply means what you … Continue reading

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Unfairly treated by Social Security Judge?

If you feel that you were treated unfairly by the Social Security judge, you can file an “Unfair Treatment Complaint” and ask that Social Security review what happened. Someone who was not involved in your case will review your complaint … Continue reading

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What does a critical case review look like?

I have previously discussed expediting Social Security disability cases for Dire Need. I recently came across the worksheet that Social Security uses when evaluating these cases: This includes consideration of the following issues: Terminal illness. Wounded warrior. Compassionate allowance. Dire need. … Continue reading

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