(Originally published December 26, 2014. Last Updated October 7, 2023.) In past blog entries, we touched upon the importance of continuous medical treatment as well as the importance of being honest with SSA. Today, we will look at the importance of being honest with your…Read More
If Sjogren’s Syndrome is interfering with your ability to work a 40-hour week, Disability Attorney Matt Shupe explains what the requirements are to get approved for Disability Benefits.Read More
Answers to common questions about eligibility to receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and Early Retirement considerations.Read More
If you can no longer work due to scleroderma or systemic sclerosis, you may qualify for Disability Benefits. Disability Attorney Melissa Yasinow joins us to explain how. Balin Law has been winning benefits for people with chronic autoimmune conditions, including scleroderma, for over 40 years.Read More
Getting approved for disability benefits for CRPS can be complicated because it’s not in the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Listing of Impairments, but it’s not impossible.
Disability attorney Mark Dlugopolsky at Balin Law has successfully obtained disability benefits for many clients with CRPS, RSD, and other pain disorders. We interviewed Mark, asking our most pressing questions on CRPS and Social Security Disability benefits.
Matthew Shupe is the Managing Attorney of our Appellate Advocacy Group at Balin Law. Having fought and won many cases at the federal level, Matt joins us to explain more about the Federal Review process.Read More
We know how crushing it can be when you get that letter. The sad truth is that most people who apply for Social Security Disability will get a “Notice of Disapproved claim,” like the one shown here. You are not alone! In fact, the Social Security Administration…Read More
Can you get disability for Ménière’s disease? Yes, but it depends on the severity and it must be expected to impact your ability to work for at least 12 months. Attorney Chad Delesk explains the details and medical evidence requirements.Read More
Originally posted on October 22, 2019. Updated December 15, 2022. Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA) Limit for 2023 The Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA) limit for 2023 is $1,470 per month. This is up from the 2022 limit of $1,350, as Social Security implemented a 8.7% cost-of-living increase…Read More
For the 3rd year in a row, Balin Law’s principal attorney Paulette Balin and appellate attorney Matthew Shupe have both been peer-nominated and selected as “Super Lawyers”. Super Lawyers is a rating service for lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.…Read More