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What Happens at a Social Security Disability Hearing

Posted by Louis B. Lusk | Feb 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

What Happens at a Social Security Disability Hearing Your Atlanta Social Security disability attorney can emphasize how important your disability hearing is. This is the one chance that you get to personally present your case to an administrative law judge. It is understandable that you will have...

Let the Political Wrangling Begin

Posted by Louis B. Lusk | Jan 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Let the Political Wrangling Begin On the first day of the 114th Congress, the House of Representatives put in place a procedural rule that will prevent any bills from being introduced that would transfer any funds from the Social Security Retirement Fund to the Social Security Disability (SSD) Fu...

SSD Law

Posted by Louis B. Lusk | Jan 08, 2015 | 0 Comments

SSD Law If you are enduring a severe illness or injury, the last thing on your mind is grappling with the Social Security Administration over the payment of your benefits. Fortunately, by working with an attorney through this process, you can focus on adjusting to life with a disability as oppos...

Social Security Hearing FAQs

Posted by Louis B. Lusk | Jan 08, 2015 | 0 Comments

Social Security Hearing FAQs Here are a few frequently asked questions for Atlanta disability attorneys and their answers: How long will it take for my case to be processed? The amount of time that it takes between an applicant's request for a hearing until the decision is reached varies with eac...

Newest House Procedural Rules Will Impact SSD Trust Fund

Posted by Louis B. Lusk | Jan 08, 2015 | 0 Comments

Newest House Procedural Rules Will Impact SSD Trust Fund The media has been reporting that the Social Security Disability (SSD) Insurance trust fund will fall short of money sometime in 2016. Solutions have been bandied around for several months, but since 2014 was an election year, no action was...

What Are My Options If the Judge Denies My Claim?

Posted by Louis B. Lusk | Dec 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

What Are My Options If the Judge Denies My Claim? If your Social Security disability appeal has been denied for an administrative law hearing, your Atlanta Social Security disability lawyer can explain the three options that you now have. Your first option is to appeal the judge's decision. The s...

Achieving a Better Life Experience Act Passes the House

Posted by Louis B. Lusk | Dec 04, 2014 | 0 Comments

Achieving a Better Life Experience Act Passes the House Social Security Disability applications, approvals, and backlogs have been talked about greatly in Congress this year. While most discussion has focused on reducing backlogs and fraudulent applications, the U.S. House of Representatives pass...

Social Security Disability and Thrombocytopenia

Posted by Louis B. Lusk | Dec 01, 2014 | 0 Comments

Social Security Disability and Thrombocytopenia Cuts, scrapes, bumps, and bruises are a part of everyday life. But for some individuals, a cut or bruise can be life threatening due to thrombocytopenia, a low blood platelet count, and their blood does not clot well. Symptoms The main symptoms of t...

The Duration Requirement for Disability Benefits

Posted by Louis B. Lusk | Nov 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Duration Requirement for Disability Benefits One of the requirements for obtaining disability benefits is that your impairment must last a minimum of 12 months or will result in death. Your disability attorney in Atlanta has explained this requirement in more detail below. Duration The durat...

Chronic Pulmonary Insufficiency

Posted by Louis B. Lusk | Nov 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chronic Pulmonary Insufficiency Many individuals find it difficult to breathe. There are a number of conditions that can cause breathing problems. A common condition is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD is “a group of lung diseases that block airflow and make breathing difficult....

Workers’ Compensation Physician Choices

Posted by Louis B. Lusk | Nov 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Workers' Compensation Physician Choices When an employee is injured on the job, workers' compensation insurance requires that the employer have a list of physicians ready to treat any injury. It is up to the employers to choose the physicians who will treat all employees injured on the job, withi...

The Importance of Symptoms in Your Disability Case

Posted by Louis B. Lusk | Nov 06, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Importance of Symptoms in Your Disability Case While the judge will look to objective information such as medical tests to confirm your impairment, he will also want to know about the symptoms you have experienced. Your disability lawyer in Atlanta has explained the importance of your sympto...

Injury Reports and Payments

Posted by Louis B. Lusk | Nov 06, 2014 | 0 Comments

Injury Reports and Payments As with most government systems, there is paperwork to be filled out when applying for Workers' Compensation. From reporting an injury to reporting payments, there are specific forms. In order to streamline the process, the Georgia State Board of Workers' Compensation ...

What is Workers’ Compensation?

Posted by Louis B. Lusk | Nov 03, 2014 | 0 Comments

What is Workers' Compensation? What is workers' compensation? Seems like an innocuous question, but how many working individuals have read their employer's workers' comp policy? What is covered?  What is not covered? What is the process? What is Workers' Compensation? The Georgia State Board of W...

Can You Ambulate Effectively?

Posted by Louis B. Lusk | Oct 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Can You Ambulate Effectively? One way that your Decatur Social Security disability lawyer can prove that you have a musculo-skeletal disability is by establishing that you cannot “ambulate” effectively, which means you are severely limited in your ability to walk. In order to prove this, it's imp...

Fibromyalgia

Posted by Louis B. Lusk | Oct 09, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia is a debilitating pain disorder causing many patients unrelenting discomfort and inconvenience. More specifically, the Social Security Administration defines the disorder as “widespread pain in the joints, muscles, tendons, or nearby soft tissues that has persisted for a...

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