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Special Ed Attorneys, Part 1: When Should You Hire One?

A nice 3 part series from Katie Kelly on when, why and how to pick a special education attorney   Special Ed Attorneys, Part 1: When Should You Hire One?. Know When to Call an Attorney Unfortunately, significant damage sometimes occurs before a parent is even aware that there is…

Why have an attorney help you apply for disability?

In doing final review for a hearing next week I noticed that DDS discounted the  client’s credibility because at the consultative exam the client told the doctor that he’d been in special education classes in school but the client did not indicate that on the initial application.  This was despite the school…

Why the wait for a Social Security Hearing is so long.

Over and over clients ask why they have to wait so long for their Social Security disability hearing.  Many times they blame their attorney for not pushing their case forward.  Unfortunately, there is nothing we can do to speed up your case, except in extremely dire situations.  Even then, it…

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How to survive until my Social Security benefits are approved: A Multi-Part Series – Pt 1 Medical Care

Almost every single client will at some point ask me how am I expected to get by until my benefits are approved? There is no easy answer, but there are resources that could help you prior to approval. over the course of the next few weeks I will touch on…