Age As A Factor In Social Security Disability

Aug 22, 2012 Comments Off on Age As A Factor In Social Security Disability by

The Social Security Act says that age must be considered in determining whether a person is disabled. The chart below shows the importance of age when it comes to disability. Unfortunately, health tends to decline as we age. Also, our ability to cope with illness declines as we age. Younger disability claimants don’t like it […]

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Benefits Card Available To Social Security Recipients When A Bank Account Isn’t Practical

Aug 21, 2012 Comments Off on Benefits Card Available To Social Security Recipients When A Bank Account Isn’t Practical

From the American Banker: Nearly all senior citizens and others who receive monthly Social Security benefits on government-issued debit cards are satisfied with their cards and would recommend them to other seniors who are still receiving paper checks, a new survey has found. The Treasury Department has been issuing the prepaid cards since 2008 primarily […]

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New Ruling On Fibromyalgia

Aug 20, 2012 Comments Off on New Ruling On Fibromyalgia

Social Security has published a new ruling on the evaluation of fibromyalgia in disability claims. The ruling states that “FM [Fibromyalgia] is an MDI [Medically Determinable Impairment] when it is established by appropriate medical evidence. FM can be the basis for a finding of disability.” The ruling specifies that either the 1990 American College of […]

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What Areas Of North Carolina Does The Charles T. Hall Law Firm Serve?

May 22, 2012 Comments Off on What Areas Of North Carolina Does The Charles T. Hall Law Firm Serve?

Below is a list of the NC counties that the Charles T. Hall Law Firm serves, showing not just the county but the city where we most often meet with clients from those counties. Don’t take the list of cities too literally. Often, we meet with people at locations closer than indicated. Occasionally, it’s further. […]

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How Do I Know When And Where My Social Security Disability Hearing Will Be?

May 21, 2012 Comments Off on How Do I Know When And Where My Social Security Disability Hearing Will Be?

Question: How do I know when and where my Social Security disability hearing will be? Answer: Social Security will tell you when and where your Social Security disability hearing will be. By law, they have to tell you at least 20 days in advance. They will send you a written notice in the mail. In […]

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Why Should I Hire You Instead Of Binder And Binder?

May 20, 2012 Comments Off on Why Should I Hire You Instead Of Binder And Binder?

Question: Why should I hire you instead of Binder and Binder? Answer: Binder and Binder advertises on TV. My firm advertises on TV. We must be the same, right? Wrong. There are a lot of differences. First, Binder and Binder has come under criticism lately, in places like the Wall Street Journal and a Senate […]

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When Do I Find Out Whether I’ve Won My Social Security Disability Hearing?

May 19, 2012 Comments Off on When Do I Find Out Whether I’ve Won My Social Security Disability Hearing?

Question: When do I find out whether I’ve won my Social Security disability hearing? Answer: You probably won’t find out whether you’ve won your Social Security disability hearing until after the day of the hearing. We’ll get the decision later. They’ll mail it out to both you and me at the same time but I […]

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