Day in the Life: Social Security Disability Manager at Farah & Farah

January 18, 2023

Day in the Life: Social Security Disability Manager at Farah & Farah

Ask just about anyone about Social Security and they can tell you that obtaining disability benefits is a long and difficult process. In fact, some 70% of applicants are turned down on their first attempt. Why do so many struggle? As leading Social Security disability lawyers, our firm helps individuals determine if they are eligible…

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January 12, 2023

Social Security Administration Using Outdated Information in Denials Decisions

Qualifying for disability benefits can be a difficult process. You have to go through the application procedure and undergo an assessment to determine whether your condition qualifies as a disability. There might be multiple denials and appeals. The process isn’t made any easier by the fact that the Social Security Administration is basing its decision…

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December 23, 2015

New Federal Budget Will Affect Social Security and Medicare

The new budget that President Obama just signed into law will have a significant impact on Social Security and Medicare. While many of these changes will benefit recipients of Social Security and Medicare, some may limit filing options. Here are a few of the changes that could affect your benefits: Social Security benefits will not change….

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October 14, 2013

Critics Claim ’60 Minutes’ Got SSDI Story Wrong

It didn’t take long for critics to blast a recent report on the show 60 Minutes that cast the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program in a negative light and characterized it as a de facto welfare system. The accusations leveled at the piece ran the gamut from biased reporting to outright distortion. The piece…

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October 7, 2013

SSDI Benefits: Why Was My Claim Denied?

You cannot work and you are convinced that your disability warrants Social Security disability insurance benefits. But, then your claim is denied. Why? Here are just some of the reasons that a SSDI claim may be denied: 1. Your disability will not last at least 12 months. When the Social Security Administration (SSA) looks at…

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