Posts Tagged denied benefits

Discord among SSD workers could have an effect on disability-claims

On behalf of Jeffrey Rabin of Jeffrey A. Rabin & Associates, Ltd. posted in SSA on Friday, March 8, 2013.

For months now, the Social Security Administration has gloated about the vast improvements that the agency has undergone over the course of the last few years. They’ve saved money by cutting office hours and switching to direct deposit. And by adding more illnesses and disabilities to the Compassionate Allowances list, they’ve also decreased the wait time for many applicants across the nation.

But despite this seemingly good news, there hides a surprising truth about the SSD system; a truth that could have a major effect on the number of […]

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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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