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Becoming disabled is particularly distressing for those individuals who had previously served as the sole breadwinner for their families. Such individuals often have a flurry of thoughts running through their minds, such as “How will I provide for myself?  My family?  My children?” Social Security...
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The national average wait time hit an all-time high in 2017, ringing in at 19.5 months on average. This is how long an individual had to wait for their social security hearing. Sadly, this trend does not seem to be improving as President Trump’s proposed fiscal 2019 Social Security Administration...
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In cases where an individual with a terminal illness applies for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), the Social Security Administration (SSA) processes the applications faster than usual and with special attention to the individual’s end of life condition. These types of applications for...
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A recent Forbes article highlighted the “curious and confusing” nature of the law regarding the taxation of Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits.  The words “curious and confusing” weren’t unnecessary commentary by the author; rather, they came directly from a recent decision by the United...
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The Social Security benefits attorneys at the Rocky Mountain Disability Law Group came across an interesting article this week.  The Washington Times reported that “House Republicans signaled this week they will pressure the Social Security Administration to crack down on administrative law judges...
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Getting a hearing in front of an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) for your Social Security claim can take a long time. The average wait in Denver, from the time you submit a request for hearing to the time you get one, is 12 months. However, in certain, very specific situations, you may be able to...
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