According to Social Security’s most recent statistics, over 66 % of claimants have to go to a hearing before an Administrative Law Judge regarding their social security disability application. But why are so many cases denied? Here is our list of the Top 5 Reasons your Social Security Claim was denied: 1. Your Medical condition is not severe enough or has not last long enough. Social Security reviews your medical records and compares your conditions against a set of laws, … Continued
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Clients often ask, “how long will it take for my social security claim to be approved?” The time frame to obtain a favorable outcome differs from case to case. However, the process is lengthy for most clients. Some clients’ disability cases are approved at the initial application level. This usually occurs within 3 to 4 months of filing. Other have their case approved after filing a request for reconsideration. This usually takes 2 to 3 months after filing the request for … Continued
Many potential clients are curious about the Social Security Disability application process. Step 1 The Application This first step is filing the application. This can be done online through the Social Security Administrations website or by contacting your local Social Security Office. Questions often arise as to whether to apply for SSDI, SSI or both. This depends on a variety of factors. It also depends on the benefits that you are eligible for under each program. Step 2 Application Review Next … Continued
There are two main programs that provide assistance to people with disabilities – Social Security Disability Insurance (“SSDI”) and Supplemental Security Income (“SSI”). Both of these programs are administered by the Social Security Administration. Both programs require a person to be disabled and to meet certain medical eligibility requirements. However, Social Security Disability Insurance pays benefits to you and certain members of your family if you are “insured. ” This means that you have worked long enough and paid Social … Continued
Worman Legal is pleased to announce that it will be a vendor again at the VOICE Expo 2017. This event will take place Saturday, May 13, 2017 beginning at 11:00 am at the National Guard Armory, located at 3000 E. Division St. There will be numerous activities for children, adults and the entire family. Admission is free. If you have questions about Veteran’s (VA) Disability benefits, Social Security Disability benefits, or just want to stop by and visit our both, … Continued
Worman Legal is pleased to announce that it will be a vendor at the 7th Annual Honoring Women Veterans Conference. This event will take place Saturday, June 18, 2016 at the University of Evansville. We are pleased to be part of this event and excited to meet women from our area who have served or currently serve in the United States military!
Worman Legal is pleased to announce that it will be a vendor at the VOICE Expo 2016. This event will take place Sunday, May 1, 2016 from noon to 5:00 p.m. at the National Guard Armory, located at 3000 E. Division St. There will be numerous activities for children, adults and the entire family. Admission is free. The expo is sponsored by Veteran Organizations Involved in Community Education. We are pleased to be part of this event and hope to you … Continued
Katherine N. Worman of Worman Legal will be presenting at Sterling Education Services’ Residential Landlord-Tenant Law: Rentals and Remedies to be held on March 17, 2016 at Evansville’s Fairfield Inn West. She will present on the topics of “Commencement of the Tenancy” and “Tenant and Landlord Obligations During Tenancy.” For more information, please go to http://store.sterlingeducation.com/seminar/16IN03063-Residential-Landlord-Tenant-Law-Rentals-and-Remedies-Evansville-IN.
For the third year in a row, Katherine Worman has been named to the 2016 Indiana Super Lawyers’ Rising Star list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual … Continued
What type of intellectual property protection an individual or company needs is often confusing. I have been asked to patent slogans and manuscripts, to copyright or trademark inventions and everything and anything in between. What is a Copyright, Trademark and Patent? A copyright protects works of authorship that has been expressed in a physical form. In other words, it protections an express of an idea. Examples include literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works, including novels, movies, songs, and architecture. Except … Continued