Government Accountability Office Recommends Additional Measures for Hearing Decision Consistency Recently, the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) – an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for Congress and reviews how the federal government spends taxpayer income – reviewed decisions by Social Security Administration (SSA) Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) to determine whether the decisions are consistent […]
Social Security Disability Posts
Below are all of the posts on the site related to Social Security Disability (SSDI).
When Do I Receive Social Security Benefits? Many people try to schedule their bills to coincide with their income so that they are not late in paying their bills and so that their bank accounts are not constantly overdrawn. This can be a difficult maneuver when you receive Social Security benefits, for a variety of […]
Claimants for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits are facing record-long waits to receive their benefits. Unfortunately, due to a lack of Social Security Administration (SSA) resources, there is not much that can be done to speed up the process. However, there are certain situations that, if they apply to […]
Why Do I Need a Representative Payee? Sometimes, when you are approved for Social Security benefits, the Social Security Administration (SSA) will determine that you need a Representative Payee to help you manage your money. Typically, the SSA will ask you to appoint someone who you see often and who cares about your well-being. Your […]
Should I Hire an Attorney to Help with My Social Security Claim If you find yourself in the unfortunate position of being disabled, you may be wondering if you should represent yourself or whether you would be better off to hire a Jacksonville disability attorney to handle your case. Before you decide, it is important […]