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How Failing to Follow Medical Treatment Hurts your Social Security Disability Claim

Millions of Americans apply for Social Security disability benefits each year.  Only 30% of applications are approved at the initial stage of the disability claim process. One of the leading reasons for denial of Social Security is the failure to follow treatment prescribed by your treating source.   If you fail to follow the treatment prescribed [...]

By | January 6th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Yes. Disabled veterans can apply and get Social Security Disability Insurance at the same time as Veteran Administration (VA) Disability Compensation.  Getting approved for disability benefits provides increased income stability for veterans and their families. A veteran disabled while on active military service can get approval for SSDI benefits only if he or she meets [...]

By | December 31st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Many Win Disability at Reconsideration?

Over 64 million Americans collected Social Security benefits in 2020.  Social Security benefits keep up with the increase in the cost of living.  These benefits provide a valuable source of income and health insurance to those workers who have become disabled.  If your initial application for SSDI benefits is denied, you have the option of [...]

By | November 26th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is a Social Security Disability Consultative Examination?

WHAT IS A SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY CONSULTATIVE EXAMINATION? Close to 10 million people are getting disability benefits in the United States.  The disability application process can be complicated and frustrating.  A claim is decided only after it goes through a rigorous screening process. Fewer than 4 in 10 applicants can expect to eventually receive benefits.  [...]

By | November 13th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Trial Work Periods and Extended Periods of Eligibility

Trial Work Periods and Extended Periods of Eligibility   by Charles F. Hall, IV, Esq. Board Certified Specialist  in Social Security Disability Law by the NC State Bar Winston-Salem, North Carolina Originally presented to attorneys on December 11, 2015 at the North Carolina Advocates for Justice       Introduction This manuscript aims to provide [...]

By | September 30th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fibromyalgia and Social Security Disability

FIBROMYALGIA AND SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY Fibromyalgia affects about 4 million US adults, about 2% of the adult population. Fibromyalgia can cause pain, disability, and lower quality of life.   WHAT IS FIBROMYALGIA? Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory, and mood issues. Fibromyalgia is a chronic long-term illness. [...]

By | September 25th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Is Social Security Disability?

WHAT IS SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY?   Social Security is a vital income security net for Americans.  As of 2019, there were 64 million Americans, including disabled workers, retired workers, and survivors receiving benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA). SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION (SSA) The Social Security Administration (SSA) is an independent agency of the Federal [...]

By | August 15th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How a Social Security Disability Attorney Can Help You

How a Social Security Disability Attorney Can Help You Attorney Charlie Hall does the legwork in your case, so that you can focus on your medical treatment and recovery.  We don't push that on you. Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income benefits can take a long time to obtain.  It is not [...]

By | May 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments