How Do I Collect Social Security Disability?

January 25, 2013 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

If you have been working hard for years to provide for yourself and loved ones and unfortunately are now suffering with a mental or physical disability that does not allow you to work, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits.  What Is Social Security Disability Insurance?  Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) is […]

Hiring an Attorney Makes it Easier to Get Social Security Disability

September 24, 2012 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

According to recent studies, those who hired Social Security Disability attorneys faired much better in court than those who did not. However, cynics are saying this is because winning a Social Security Disability appeal can mean a guaranteed payday for lawyers. Nevertheless, most agree that this only motivates a Social Security disability attorney to fight […]

21% Cut in Social Security Disability Benefits Now Certain

July 9, 2012 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Last April, the trustees of Social Security and Medicare announced that beneficiaries of those programs face a cut in their benefits of about 25% by 2033 if Congress did not act. However, deep within that report was an estimate that those who receive Social Security Disability Benefits would see their checks reduced by 21% within […]

Children of Deceased NJ Father Not Entitled to Social Security Benefits

June 4, 2012 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

In a landmark ruling, the United States Supreme Court unanimously held that children conceived with a dead father’s frozen sperm are not entitled to Social Security benefits if they were not eligible to inherit property from him under state law. This outcome has the potential to reshape the way in which society views Social Security […]

Social Security Fraud Conviction for NY Couple

February 5, 2011 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

A Westfield, NY couple that fraudulently collected $119,990 in Social Security disability payments and Veterans benefits have been caught and convicted. Allene Spearbeck and her husband Harold Spearbeck have been ordered to serve five years’ probation and to pay $120,000 after being convicted of theft of government property by defrauding the Social Security Administration (SSA) and […]

Overview of Social Security Disability Benefits

May 18, 2010 · by admin · in

The Social Security Administration (SSA) provides benefits to workers who are disabled in some way and cannot work.  Applicants are encouraged to apply for Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) as soon as they become disabled as it can be a difficult process.  The main qualifications for SSDI are: that the person suffers from a disability […]