So you filed your first appeal, i.e. you filed a Request for Reconsideration. What happens at this second level of the process? Well, it is basically a repeat of the first level. When you file a Request for Reconsideration, you are asking the Social Security office to reconsider their first decision. In other words, you… Read more »
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We understand that filing for Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income benefits can be a complicated and frustrating process. Having a team of experienced professionals on your side greatly increases your chances of receiving benefits. Our attorneys and staff have more than 10 years experience practicing Social Security disability law in Austin, San Antonio, Waco, and the surrounding areas. We focus exclusively on Social Security disability claims and our expertise comes through in the attention and dedication that we bring to every case we handle. You need someone to fight for the benefits you deserve.
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A couple of months ago, I talked about when to file a Social Security disability claim. Well, the next question is what happens next? After you file, your application gets processed by your local Social Security office. A Social Security representative determines if you meet the technical requirements for any type of Social Security disability… Read more »
Last week, Social Security released a statement regarding the funding of Social Security benefits in the future. The Social Security Board of Trustees, reviewed the current funding available and made estimates on when Social Security would be completely depleted. In the release Acting Commissioner Carolyn W. Colvin stated, “I am pleased that Congress passed legislation, signed into… Read more »