November 2014

5 tips on filling out the application for Social Security Disability

Preparing with a Chicago Social Security attorney Mistakes on Social Security Disability applications often lead to delays or claim denials, as any Chicago Social Security attorney knows. In 2010, over 30 percent of applications were denied for technical reasons, according to the Social Security Administration. People pursuing SSD benefits in Illinois often benefit from seeking […]

SSA rules concerning addiction and disability benefits

Substance use does not preclude benefits Over 17 million Americans abuse alcohol, according to the National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence. Another 20 million have taken illegal drugs in the past month. Sadly, many Illinois residents struggle with both substance use and disabling conditions. These people often believe they cannot qualify for Social Security […]