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Did You Get a Notice of Social Security Disability Overpayment? Here is What You Should Know
Posted July 22, 2020

Social Security Disability AttorneyIf you recently received a Notice of Overpayment for your SSDI benefits, it is normal to be confused, stressed out, and frustrated. You need to know how to protect your rights. As the Social Security Administration (SSA) explains, the concept of an ‘overpayment’ is relatively straightforward: The agency thinks, for whatever reason, you received more money than you should have been paid.

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Social Security Disability Claims: What it Means to ‘Equal a Listing’
Posted June 17, 2020

Social Security Disability AttorneyThe Social Security Administration (SSA) has a ‘Blue Book,’ which lists the impairments that qualify for disability benefits. Of course, not everyone’s illness or medical condition fits perfectly in a box. This raises an important question: What happens if you have a disability or medical condition that does not quite fit with Social Security’s list?

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Veterans’ Disability: An Overview of the Three ‘Lanes’ of Appeal
Posted June 17, 2020

Veterans' Disability AttorneyThe veteran’s disability claims process has long been complicated. In an effort to simplify and streamline appeals, federal lawmakers passed the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017. Among other things, the law created three separate “lanes” for challenging an adverse decision — giving veterans more flexibility to fight an unfairly low disability rating or disability denial. Here, attorney Harold W. Conick provides an overview of the three different options for appeal.

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Your Guide to Child Disability Benefits
Posted May 13, 2020

Social Security Disability AttorneyDoes your child have a disability? If so, you and your family may be eligible to obtain financial benefits through Social Security. We want to make sure all parents in Illinois have access to the information and resources they need to protect and provide for their family. Here, Attorney Harold W. Conick provides an overview of the most important things you need to know about child and adult disability benefits. (more…)