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Factors in a Missouri Social Security disability claim

A fairly common concern I hear from people that call the office is the local Missouri job market is not good or they can’t drive and their Missouri town does not have public transportation.  There are many questions about […]

Bicycle injury cases in Missouri

I frequently ride a bicycle.  I also handle bicycle injury cases in Missouri (and recently settled a broken wrist case for a cyclist for over $100,000).  Here is an interesting article from Outside Magazine that shed some light on […]

Important facts about Social Security disability for Missouri residents

From the AFL-CIO blog.  Here are 13 important facts about Social Security disability for Missouri residents:

1. SSDI provides protection for 90% of America’s workers and their families if a life-changing disability or illness stops them from being able to […]

Missouri Workers compensation case and a social security disability case

Some clients of mine have a Missouri workers compensation case and a Social Security disability case. A question that comes up is whether the client can receive a monthly check for Social Security disability as well as a weekly […]

Reasons why I should hire a Springfield Missouri disability lawyer

I have spoken to several folks recently who have pending Missouri social security disability appeals that they have filed themselves. They are just now asking themselves the “reasons why I should hire a Springfield Missouri disability lawyer”  Some have […]

Onset date for a Missouri disability case

When you file you will be asked the onset date for a Missouri disability case.  That is to identify the date you think that you became disabled. This date is known as your Alleged Onset Date (AOD). Social Security […]

Make Our Roads Safer. Tell Your Senators to Oppose Eliminating Accountability for Dangerous Trucks and Buses.

Nearly 4,000 Americans are killed every year in truck crashes. Click Here to write your U.S. Senators to urge them to oppose legislation that eliminates accountability for trucks and buses when they kill and injure Americans.
Fatal truck crashes often […]

What to do if your Missouri disability application was denied

I receive many calls form people that are not sure what to do if your Missouri disability application was denied.  The first thing is if your Missouri application for disability was denied or you’ve been denied SSI benefits, speaking […]

Missouri social security disability filing mistakes

When I review a denied social security claimant’s application file I see many of the same Missouri social security disability filing mistakes.  One of the primary mistakes I see people make is in the forms they fill out.  Specifically, […]

Best way to deal with negative things in your Missouri Social Security case

What is the best way to deal with negative things in your Missouri Social Security case?  Confront them head on.

I was recently in a hearing in which my client had close to 1,000 pages of medical records.  In my […]