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Mother appeals SSA decision to suspend SSI benefits for her and her children

On behalf of Jeffrey Rabin of Jeffrey A. Rabin & Associates, Ltd. posted in SSD on Friday, February 1, 2013.

A heart-wrenching story out of Florida reminds residents here in Illinois of how deeply mistakes made by the Social Security Administration can affect people. This is especially true if they take away benefits from people who need them the most.

In November 2012, a 36-year-old mother received a letter from the Social Security Administration office regarding her benefits. It was weird, she thought, because she had never received communications surrounding her benefits since she began receiving them for herself and her two disabled children, ages 10 and 12, several years ago. […]

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What do I do if my disability claim has been denied?

On behalf of Jeffrey Rabin of Jeffrey A. Rabin & Associates, Ltd. posted in SSD on Friday, December 14, 2012.

This is a great question that many of our readers may be asking themselves right now. It’s important to remember that a denied claim is not the end of the road; you have the right to appeal. Here’s how the process works:

First, you must submit a request for reconsideration. During the reconsideration process all evidence, including newly submitted evidence, will be taken into account. Generally speaking, a person does not need to make an appearance in this process, but in cases where benefits for a disability have been denied because […]

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Individuals Seeking Appeal from SSD Denials at Record High

On behalf of Jeffrey Rabin of Jeffrey A. Rabin & Associates, Ltd. posted in SSD on Sunday, February 12, 2012.

An individual can apply for Social Security Disability when they have become unable to work whether it is due to illness or injury. In some instances, the Social Security Administration denies the applicant the benefits that they need. When this occurs, a person is not out of luck. They can appeal the decision.

In fact, the number of people denied disability benefits who filed for an appeal was at an all-time high in 2011. During the last twelve months, there were 859,514 appeals made to the hearing level. Out […]

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Man Becomes Violent When Denied Disability Benefits

On behalf of Jeffrey Rabin of Jeffrey A. Rabin & Associates, Ltd. posted in SSD on Thursday, February 2, 2012.

Social Security disability benefits can be hugely beneficial for those individuals in Illinois who are no longer able to work because of an illness or injury. When people are denied those benefits, it can feel like a hopeless situation.

Recently, a 50-year-old man was sentenced to one year of probation for attempting to threaten works at a Social Security office after he was denied Social Security disability benefits. In addition, he cannot enter a federal building unless he is granted permission from his probation officer. […]

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Getting Help When Applying for SSD Benefits

On behalf of Jeffrey Rabin of Jeffrey A. Rabin & Associates, Ltd. posted in SSD on Tuesday, December 27, 2011.

It can be overwhelming when a person suffers an injury or illness that prevents them from working. Often, the process to begin receiving Social Security disability benefits can be complicated, but there are places to turn for help.

Working with someone experienced in filing the necessary paperwork can not only help to speed up the process, but also allows an individual to focus on their own recovery. Mountains of paperwork can be overwhelming for anyone, but working with someone who is prepared for the vast […]

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