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What questions are asked at a disability hearing?

May 27, 2020 Preparing for a Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) hearing can be daunting. At The Advocator Group we work behind the scenes and with our clients to ensure they are … Read More

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How to prepare for your Social Security Disability telephone hearing

May 27, 2020 Until further notice, the Social Security Administration (SSA) is currently holding all Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) hearings by telephone due to COVID-19. Whether it take places in person or over … Read More

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Compassionate Allowance list grows, with four conditions added in 2019

September 30, 2019 In 2008, the Social Security Administration (SSA) created and launched the Compassionate Allowance (CAL) program. This program allows SSA to flag Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) claims in which a claimant’s … Read More

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The Americans with Disabilities Act & the definition of disability today

August 13, 2019 With the month of August comes the 29th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990.  This is a civil rights law that … Read More

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Choosing the representative that is right for you

April 19, 2018 Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) benefits provide vital assistance to thousands of disabled workers and their families each year, but the process of applying for SSDI benefits and obtaining them can feel daunting. Unfortunately, … Read More

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Why do I need a Consultative Examination?

April 4, 2018 When you are applying for Social Security Disability (SSDI) benefits, the disability examiners who will make a decision on your claim may schedule you for a Consultative Examination. This examination is an extremely important … Read More

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Learn More About the Role of your Client Advocate!

November 22, 2017 The process of applying for Social Security disability insurance benefits (SSDI) can be overwhelming and confusing enough without you needing to worry about doing it on your own, as you attempt to navigate your healthcare, finances, … Read More

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“My Disability Claim Has Been Denied. What Do I Do Next?”

November 21, 2017 Our aim as your Social Security Disability advocates is to help you obtain a fast and favorable decision. Unfortunately, the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) landscape can be unpredictable, and many claims are denied at … Read More

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What you Should Know About Work Activity Reports

July 14, 2017 It’s no secret that the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) application process can be lengthy, as there are hundreds of thousands of open claims nationwide. While we take pride in our job as your … Read More

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“What is State Disability?”

July 6, 2017 For the last two months, we have reviewed different types of offsets and financial benefits you may receive and how they may affect your Social Security Disability Claim (SSDI). Last month’s post addressed “What … Read More