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Have you ever wondered what happens to a Social Security Disability Insurance benefits (“SSDI” or “disability benefits”) claim after it is submitted to the Social Security Administration (“SSA”) for processing? Where Do All Those Disability Claims Go? While for many people it may seem that their disability claim goes into limbo for months  on end, […]

Stages of a Social Security Disability Claim By Ashley Baine Attorney, PLF A Social Security disability claim starts with an application at your local Social Security office or online at the Social Security website. At the application stage, Social Security will request records of all the places the person has received treatment. They will usually […]

The Social Security Disability Process for Missouri Residents By Felicia Von Holten Mitchell, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. When people call the Parmele Law Firm, one of the main questions they ask is, “how long does the process take?” That is a very fair question. The answer, like for almost everything related to Social Security […]

By Kelsey Young, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. Many social security disability claimants have difficulty overcoming the most obvious obstacles of a social security disability claim, such as the inability to get regular treatment due to a lack of insurance or other financial resources. Obtaining treatment while a person is not working is no easy […]

By James Pavisian, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. The average wait time for a social security disability hearing has gone up in the last few years. In Topeka, an individual generally waits sixteen months for a social security disability hearing after filing an appeal for one. In Wichita, an individual waits twelve and a half […]

A Look at the Potential Life of a Social Security Disability Claim By Mike Wolter, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C.   A Social Security disability claim begins with an application.  This application is then processed by the Social Security Administration.  They request and review your medical records.   They may also send you out for an […]

What is the Process for Filing a Social Security Disability Claim? By Rachel Weinhaus, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C.   Regardless of what kind of social security disability claim you file, there is a similar process. In this blog I’ll describe the first part of the process, which is the application. The Application First, you […]

Medicare and Disability Insurance Benefits By Nikki Evans, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, PC As a disability lawyer in Rolla, MO, my clients will often ask about the medical coverage that accompanies a finding that they are disabled under Social Security regulations. One of the more confused, and least understood aspects, is that of Medicare coverage. […]