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.

Waco Social Security Claims Processing Center Has 393-Day Wait

Of the 56 VA disability claims offices in the Untied States, the claims processing center in Waco, Texas, boasts the longest wait of all and the eighth highest error rate in the… Read More →

Date: August 31, 2012

Texas Creates Special Veterans’ Disability Claims Team

Governor Rick Perry announced this week that Texas will invest $1.5 million in a one-year initiative to speed veterans’ disability claims across the state and put a significant dent in the current… Read More →

Date: August 6, 2012

Healthcare Provider Kaiser Permanente & SSA Will Partner For SSDI Claims Process

A new pilot program that involves a partnership between the Social Security Administration (SSA) and one of the nation’s largest health care provides could offer a new way to expedite… Read More →

Date: July 21, 2012

Veteran Fights To Keep Disability Benefits During Divorce

In recent months, a number of disabled veterans have stepped forward to fight against divorce courts that are including their disability benefits in divorce settlements and alimony settlements. Now, a… Read More →

Date: July 14, 2012

SSA To Review Neurological Disorder Disability Guidelines

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has announced that it will review its guidelines and qualifying criteria for all SSDI and SSI disability claims involving brain conditions and neurological disorders. According to the… Read More →

Date: June 24, 2012

Almost Half Of New Veterans Are Filing VA Disability Claims

The Associated Press reported this week that more new veterans than ever are filing for veterans’ disability benefits after they return from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Government officials are concerned… Read More →

Date: June 18, 2012

Second Social Security Disability Judge Placed On Leave

In the midst of two probes conducted by the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Congress, a second administrative law judge that handles disability cases has been placed on leave until… Read More →

Date: June 13, 2012

Proposed Bill Would Help Disabled Children Of Veterans

Four democrats in the United States House of Representatives have sponsored a bill that would give military veterans two new ways to support their disabled and special needs children. One of the… Read More →

Date: April 27, 2012

Dallas Bank Offers Disabled Veterans Grants To Modify Homes

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas has begun the Housing Assistance for Veterans (HAVEN) program – a grant that offers disabled veterans up to $7,500 to modify their homes in order… Read More →

Date: March 18, 2012

Mobile Vet Centers Help Remotely Located Disabled Veterans

The United State Department of Veterans Affairs has increased its fleet of Mobile Vet Centers by almost 50 percent in an attempt to increase outreach to veterans living in rural… Read More →

Date: February 25, 2012

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