June 2016

House Moves To Expedite SSDI Payments To Terminally Ill

In a bi-partisan effort to help Americans with terminal illnesses, Reps. Rodney Davis (R-IL) and Ron Kind (D-WI) recently presented the Social Security Disability Fairness Act to the House. The bill reforms SSDI payment procedures in several ways. The Bill Under current law, an applicant must wait five months before SSDI benefits begin to pay, […]

Establishing Credibility in Disability Cases

Establishing credibility is one of the most crucial parts of a disability case. The severity and limitations of some disabling conditions are clearly demonstrated by medical tests like MRIs, x-rays and other information found in medical records, which makes establishing credibility much simpler. Sometimes, however, the effects of many disabling conditions are more subjective making […]