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5 Mistakes that Lead to Disability Claim Denial

Applying for Social Security Disability in Illinois should be a straight-forward process. However, people with chronic conditions often find their application for disability benefits is denied due to miscommunication, mistakes in paperwork or other simple errors. These errors are easily avoidable when working with a Chicago disability lawyer. Five of the most common reasons SSDI […]

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Social Security Disability Covers Cancer & Blood Disorders

Social Security Disability Insurance is evolving. It now covers cancer and blood disorders which means that if these conditions take you out of the workforce, you can receive compensation until the condition has passed. Hematological Disorders Social Security Disability Insurance now includes hematological disorders as a disabling condition. They will evaluate non-malignant hematological disorders including thrombosis, hematosis, bone marrow […]

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Social Security Disability Claims Expedited for Veterans

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has taken steps to expedite social security disability claims for veterans. The expedited process is used for military service members who become disabled while on active military service on or after October 1, 2001, regardless of where the disability occurs. Expedited claims for veterans are being processed to help ease unnecessary […]

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Congress Talks SSDI Reform…Again

SSDI benefits would continue through 2016. It also halted a planned 20% benefits cut affecting Social Security claims Chicago and across the country. The last-minute save brought renewed demands for SSDI reforms. New SSDI Reforms are Already on the Books Congress talks a lot about SSDI reform. It’s no surprise that they used December’s must-pass budget bill as an […]