What is going on in the world of disability law today, and how will it affect your case? In our legal news section, our readers can learn about all of the most recent happenings regarding the Social Security Administration, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the current political debates involving the disabled and their benefits. We also post updates about current happenings at our firm.


Mental Disorders Largest Group Of SSD Beneficiaries

Related Articles Depression and Mental Health Disabilities Obtaining Benefits for Mental Illness According to the recently released Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program for 2012, “mental… Read More →

Date: March 10, 2014

Compassionate Allowances Program Now Has 25 New Conditions For 2014

In a new announcement, the Social Security Administration revealed that it has added 25 new conditions to its Compassionate Allowances program. The announcement was made by Carolyn W. Colvin, acting… Read More →

Date: February 26, 2014

Report Blames Definition of “Disabled” for SSDI Fraud

According to a new study by the National Bureau of Economic Research, the Social Security Disability Insurance system was a victim of fraud on the part of 80 retired New York police… Read More →

Date: February 18, 2014

Texas Lawmaker Spearheads Review Of Social Security Management

A Texas lawmaker is spearheading a review of the Social Security Administration’s management structure after several allegations relating to disability claims have arisen in recent months. Representative Sam Johnson, who… Read More →

Date: February 10, 2014

John M. Driskill Speaks To Social Workers About The Disability Process

February 5, 2014.  Earlier this week, Partner John M. Driskill had the opportunity to speak to a group of Social Workers at Dialyspa in Houston.  Mr. Driskill presented information on the Social… Read More →

Date: February 6, 2014

Son Fights Bank Return Of Mom’s Last Social Security Check

Related Articles How Social Security Payments End Social Security Has Paid Millions to Dead Recipients On November 5, 2013, Sue Hodges Regan lost her battle with lung cancer. The former… Read More →

Date: January 23, 2014

Voters Approve Tax Relief For Texas Veterans With Disability

This Election Day, voters approved nine amendments to the Texas constitution. Two of the new measures offer property tax exemptions to veterans with service-connected disabilities and the spouses of veterans… Read More →

Date: January 9, 2014

Benefits To Increase For Disability Recipients In 2014

On October 30, 2013, in an announcement that had been delayed for some weeks by the partial shutdown of the federal government, Social Security released the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for… Read More →

Date: November 30, 2013

Why Are Veterans At Greater Risk For ALS?

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis—also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease—is a degenerative disease of motor nerve cells. The disease gradually immobilizes its victims, eventually making it difficult to even swallow… Read More →

Date: November 23, 2013

Dallas Disability Lawyers Host Local Blood Drive

Give Blood. Often. Did you know that out of the 38% of people who are eligible to donate blood, only 4% do so regularly? While many Americans will donate blood… Read More →

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Date: November 12, 2013

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