Choosing an Onset Date for Social Security Disability

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Choosing an Onset Date for Social Security Disability By Mike Wolter, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. When you begin your application for Social Security disability benefits, one of the questions you will be asked is “when did your disability begin?” Many people think this question is asking them when their condition was diagnosed. For example, assume someone (let’s call him … Read More

Choosing an Onset Date for Social Security Disability

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Choosing an Onset Date for Social Security Disability By Mike Wolter, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. When you begin your application for Social Security disability benefits, one of the questions you will be asked is “when did your disability begin?” Many people think this question is asking them when their condition was diagnosed. For example, assume someone (let’s call him … Read More

How to Testify at a Social Security Disability Hearing

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A Woman Testifies at a Social Security Disability Hearing

Tips for Testifying at Your Social Security Disability Hearing By Aujsha Willoughby Attorney, Parmele Law Firm, P.C. One of the most common fears amongst claimants in Social Security Disability cases is testifying at the hearing. This fear can arrive from many different factors such as anxiety, stress or even the thought of saying the wrong thing.  As disability attorneys, we … Read More

Does Worker’s Comp Affect Your Social Security Disability Case?

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Worker’s Comp Claims Affect Social Security Disability

How Does a Worker’s Comp Claim Alter Your Social Security Disability Case? By Felicia Von Holten Mitchell Attorney, Parmele Law Firm, P.C. A workers’ compensation claim can affect your Social Security Disability Benefits. If you receive workers’ compensation and social security disability benefits, the total amount of those benefits can’t exceed 80% of your average earnings before you became disabled. … Read More

Appealing for a Denial Disability Claim with a Social Security Lawyer in St. Louis

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Today, Americans live longer as a result of advancements in the field of medicine. Although people would like to believe that many years of hard work will eventually lead to a comfortable retirement, studies have shown that a 20 year old worker has a 30 percent chance of becoming disabled before reaching retirement age. According to federal law, a disabled … Read More

A Disability Application Checklist from a Social Security Disability Lawyer in Cape Girardeau MO

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A Disability Application Checklist from a Social Security Disability Lawyer in Cape Girardeau MO At Parmele Law firm we understand that the task of applying for your Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits can be overwhelming.  To help ease your concerns we had our Social Security disability lawyer in Cape Girardeau, MO put together this helpful checklist of all the information you need … Read More

Questions to Ask about Filing for Disability Benefits

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Disability is a very unfortunate circumstance that could befall almost anyone. Thankfully, state and federal laws like those in the state of Missouri, have seen to it that anyone who becomes disabled as a result of work or other legally accepted situations can receive compensation from the government. If you want to receive what you rightfully deserve, hire a reputable … Read More

Social Security Disability Eligibility Rules

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Picture yourself as a successful professional. You have made it to the top of your game and are setting up for a good retirement. Everything seems fine – until the house of cards comes crashing down on you. An accident resulting in a life-threatening injury or permanent incapacitation is one of many things that can alter the course of your … Read More