The “Basics” of Social Security Disability from Disability Lawyers in Joplin MO

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Facts about Social Security Disability By Ashley Baine, Attorney at Law Parmele Law Firm, P.C. In order to qualify for Social Security disability benefits, a person must have a medical condition that would keep them from performing competitive employment for at least twelve months. As disability lawyers in Joplin MO we are constantly reminding people that Social Security disability is … Read More

What is Back Pay?

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What is Back Pay? By Rachel Weinhaus, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. As a Social Security Disability Lawyer in Poplar Bluff MO I am often asked, “What is back pay?” Back pay are past due benefits that you may receive in addition to monthly benefits. If Social Security determines that you are disabled a year prior to the time when … Read More

Watch Your Income! – Tips Claimants Should Know to Help Win Their Case

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Tip #1: Watch Your Income! –Important Tips Claimants Should Know to Help Win Their Case. By Ryan T. Wallace Attorney, Parmele Law Firm As a Social Security Disability Lawyer in Cape Girardeau MO, I know applying for your Benefits can be a long and sometimes grueling process. Oftentimes, it takes longer than one year from the application date before a claimant … Read More

Tips to Improve Your Disability Case

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The Top Five Things You Can Do To Improve Your Disability Case By Max Blaser, Attorney at Law Parmele Law Firm, P.C. 1. Hire representation. Hiring a representative to aid you in your pursuit of disability will greatly improve your chances for success. Disability is much like any other service. For instance, if your car was not running properly on … Read More

Hiring a Lawyer for Your Disability Claim: The Pros and Cons

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When a medical condition or disability keeps you from working to support yourself and your family, you may qualify for payments through Social Security Disability Insurance. Deciding how to apply for these benefits is extremely important: If you are approved, you will have income to pay your bills and regain some financial security, but if you are denied, it can … Read More

How to Answer Questions in a Hearing

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How to Answer Questions in a Social Security Disability Hearing By Ghermann Magaña, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. As Social Security disability lawyers in Joplin MO we always inform our clients that during a Social Security Administration disability hearing, claimants will usually be asked questions by both the Social Security judge and their attorney.  When a claim is set for … Read More

A Social Security Disability Attorney in Columbia MO Looks at “Social Networking and Your Disability Claim”

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Social Networking and Your Disability Claim By Nikki Evans, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. We live in an increasingly digital age, where almost everything we do can be tracked, found, posted, liked, commented upon, re-tweeted, favorited, and so on.  With that in mind, it’s a valuable reminder to know how your online world can play into your disability claim. In … Read More

Medical Evidence Needed for Social Security Disability

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  NEED FOR MEDICAL EVIDENCE By Jeff Ciegel, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C.   In any case for Disability Benefits or Supplemental Security Income, a person is required to put forth evidence of their disability.  In other words, there has to be some medical evidence of your impairments documenting your condition to help establish your claim for disability.  As Social … Read More

A Springfield Social Security Disability Lawyer Supports “A Sporting Chance”

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A Sporting Chance By Kathleen Bly, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. A big part of childhood is participating in sports, being part of a team and feeling the adrenaline of making the winning shot. Childhood experiences and dreams should be no different for a child who suffers from a disabling condition. Individual and team sports foster a spirit of competitiveness … Read More