General

General Information

What is Social Security Disability?

What is the difference between Disability and SSI?

Applying for Disability

How to file an application

What should I know about completing the forms?

Link to Jonathan Ginsberg’s “how to” book for Social Security disability forms

How much will I get if I am approved?

Will I be entitled to a lump sum payment for past due benefits?

Delays in Atlanta area hearing offices

Are there any secrets to winning early?

Are my medical records sufficient?

Should I hire a lawyer, and if so, when?

How do I get started with your law firm

Link to Ginsberg Law new client package

Winning Your Social Security Disability case

How is my case decided – will I always have to appear before a Judge?

Can a Judge Approve my Case “on the record” without requiring me to attend a hearing?

What are some typical cases that you see?

How are age and education considered by SSA?

How do I Win by Meeting a “Listing?”

If I don’t meet a “listing” can I still win?

What if I lose – is my case over?

What does a hearing decision from a Judge look like?

What actually happens at a hearing?

What are the “grid” rules and how can I use them to win my case?

How does attorney Ginsberg approach a case involving….

Alagille Syndrome and Social Security Disability

Alzheimer’s Disease (Early Onset) and Dementia

Arthritis and Social Security Disability

Back Pain and Social Security Disability

Bipolar disorder and Social Security Disability

Borderline Intellectual Functioning

Cancer and Social Security Disability

Closed Head Injuries and Social Security Disability

Crohn’s & Colitis and Social Security Disability

Deafness and Social Security Disability

Depression and Social Security Disability

Diabetes and Social Security Disability

Fibromyalgia and Social Security Disability

Heart Disease and Social Security Disability

H.I.V./AIDS and Social Security Disability

Kidney Disease and Social Security Disability

Knee Pain/Damage and Social Security Disability

Lupus and Social Security Disability

Migraine Headaches and Social Security Disability

Multiple Sclerosis and Social Security Disability

Nerve Pain and Leg Weakness and Social Security Disability

Polycythemia Vera and Social Security Disability

PTSD and Social Security Disability

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy and SSD

Schizophrenia and Social Security Disability

Seizure Disorder and Social Security Disability

Vascular Diseases and Social Security Disability

Impact of Workers’ Compensation or Long Term Disability

How will workers’ compensation affect my Social Security case?

Will my LTD benefits be affected by my Social Security case?

Other issues

Will I get Medicare or Medicaid if I win?

What if the Claimant dies While Waiting for the Hearing?

Getting Paid After You Have Won

Why are Atlanta cases subject to such long delays?

What can be done about delays in the issuance of hearing decisions

Overpayment Issues – how to ask for a waiver

Updated information – see my Disability Blog.  Please also listen to my disability podcast – www.ssdRadio.com.