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How can I prove I am disabled if I cannot get treatment because I can’t afford it?

One of the difficulties indigent claimants face is proving that they are disabled when they have not sought out medical treatment.  It is a vicious circle.  They would have sought treatment if they could have afforded health insurance but because … Continue reading

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Waiting times for a hearing in front of a Social Security Judge increase

The disability backlog at hearing offices across the United States is getting worse.  According to a recent report released by the Social Security Administration (“SSA”), the number of pending cases reached a record high of 767,000 cases across the nation … Continue reading

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