Tennessee SSD denial attorney

Being unable to work — and support yourself and your family — is devastating enough. When you are denied the social security disability (SSD) insurance benefits you’ve paid into your entire working life, the fallout can be catastrophic, financially and emotionally. If you meet all of the guidelines for receiving SSDI payments but your claim […]

Social Security Disability Insurance

Imagine this scenario: You’re facing real challenges. Whether because of an accident, disease or inherited condition, you’re too disabled to work. Money is tight and you need your Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. But there are many out there who would be more than happy to cheat you out of whatever money you have; […]

Tennessee Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) applicants have their lives on the line when they apply for benefits. They can’t work, may be diagnosed with a fatal condition and are facing severe financial problems. Many of them have had the SSD rug pulled out from under them by doctors hired by the state to review […]

The recent partial federal government shutdown caused concern and frustration among many Americans who rely upon a fully functioning government.  During that 35-day period a lot of work wasn’t getting done at federal agencies.  Even though the partial government shutdown did not cause Social Security to shut down, any government shutdown creates a ripple effect […]

Social Security Disability Insurance

Words matter, because they shape our thoughts and feelings. Depending on the words we choose, someone can have a positive or negative opinion of something. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a federal disability insurance program for workers in Tennessee and across the country. It’s not welfare. It’s not a handout. Like any other insurance, […]

Gig work and Social Security Disability Insurance benefits

More and more Tennesseans work in the gig economy as independent contractors and freelancers, either because they can’t find a good fit with a traditional job or it’s their preference. If you’re in this position, injured and too disabled to work, you may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. If you’re self-employed and […]

For the more than 10 million Americans reliant on Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) to cover their bills, 2019 may be a promising year. Several changes to programs handled by the Social Security Administration (SSA) are in place. While these adjustments will not comprehensively transform the landscape of the Social Security Disability (SSD) program or […]

Next year, Social Security Administration (SSA) recipients can expect a bigger-than-average cost-of-living adjustment (COLA). According to a press release from the SSA, 67 million people will see a 2.8 percent increase in their benefits. As a piece from CBS News points out, it’s the highest COLA since 2012 when it was 3.6 percent.  The 2.9% […]

Avoid Buying Defective Toys and Hobby Equipment This Holiday

It’s easy for kids–and parents–to get excited about all the new toys and recreational items during the holiday season. Who can blame them? Not only are advertisements all over the television, but they’re on the Internet and in flyers, too. In fact, it’s tough to miss the latest and greatest treasures being marketed this year. […]

Fatigue Is a Major Problem for All of Us

While there was a safety campaign the first week of November called Drowsy Driving Prevention Week, the message behind the campaign is one that we should carry with us year-round. Being sleepy is more than just annoying. In fact, it can be downright dangerous to us, to our loved ones, and for people in the […]

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