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Reasons to Hire Veteran’s Benefits Attorneys; Get Help in Ohio

Posted on March 31st, 2018 by Francis Jackson

Before you determine the best way to hire veteran’s benefits attorneys, the first step is to determine why you need them. Ohio residents who were injured and disabled while serving in the armed forces have rights. While you aren’t required to seek legal counsel during any claims or appeals processes, it can prove beneficial. Difference […]

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Do You Need a Veterans Benefits Lawyer? Seek Legal Counsel in Texas

Posted on March 23rd, 2018 by Francis Jackson

Most people in Texas don’t realize how difficult the application/appeal process can be as a veteran. If you were disabled while performing your civic duty, you have the right to compensation. However, the VA office works to discredit your claims and may deny you based on a technicality. If that happens, you have the right […]

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Presumptive Disability Payments Sometimes Available

Posted on December 11th, 2015 by Francis Jackson

A claimant, including a child, applying for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) based on disability or blindness may receive up to 6 months of payments before the final determination of disability or blindness if he/she is found to be presumptively disabled or blind and meets all other eligibility requirements. A presumptive disability (PD) determination requires that […]

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Waits for Disability Hearings are Longer

Posted on December 4th, 2015 by Francis Jackson

Waits for disability hearings have gotten worse. Recent reports from Social Security indicate that wait times from Hearing Request to actual hearing have gone up by 127 days since 2011, in spite of numerous initiatives to shorten that time. Keep in mind that the hearing request is the last stage of appeal, and is filed […]

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Social Security Disability Insurance payments are available to wage earners who have become disabled. Supplemental Security Income payments are available to those with limited income who are disabled.

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