Denied Social Security Disability? The Video Appeal Hearing

Denied Social Security Disability? The Video Appeal Hearing

  The Representative Video Project – helping to reduce SSDI claims backlogs If you are filing a Social Security disability appeal you may be asked to attend a video hearing with an Administrative Law Judge. It’s estimated over 6,500 Americans

ALS Disability Insurance Access Act – Lou Gehrig’s disease

ALS Disability Insurance Access Act – Lou Gehrig’s disease

  Those with Lou Gehrig’s disease may not have to wait as long for disability soon. There is currently a bill in congress which proposes waiving the five-month waiting period for Disability applicants with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or Lou Gehrig’s

Finding Help for Depression

Finding Help for Depression

  If you are suffering from depression help is available. It is very difficult to get better on your own. Depression is the most widespread disability. Despite its prevalence, there is a negative stigma associated with the disease. An estimated

President Obama’s New Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program

President Obama’s New Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program

  If you are disabled and unable to pay your outstanding student loans help is now available. It is very difficult for even successful people to repay their student loan debt. An individual who is unable to work and living

What is Social Security Privatization? Part 3 – Benefits and Costs

What is Social Security Privatization?  Part 3 – Benefits and Costs

  There are good arguments both for and against the privatization of Social Security. What are the benefits and costs? Entitlement programs have always had a controversial history in the United States. Americans believe in empathy, compassion, and helping your

What is Social Security Privatization? Part 2 – Privatization Abroad

What is Social Security Privatization?  Part 2 – Privatization Abroad

  Other countries have tried privatizing their assistance programs, how has it worked out for them? There are many good ideological arguments both for and against the privatization of Social Security. However, before looking at those, let’s see how privatization

What To Do When Someone I know becomes Disabled Part 1

What To Do When Someone I know becomes Disabled Part 1

  DISABILITY LAW – What To Do When a Client or Someone I know becomes Disabled – Part 1 By Greg Reed This was a speech presented by Bemis, Roach & Reed partner Greg Reed at the CAPITAL AREA PARALEGAL

Texas 211- Understanding Assistance Programs

Texas 211- Understanding Assistance Programs

  211 Texas – The emergency help phone number for essential human services. Everyone knows that in an emergency, you can dial 911 for police, fire and EMS services. There is another number you can call if you have a