April 2011


Doctor convicted of healthcare fraud. Click here to read article.


Will it help if I use a lawyer for my Social Security Disability case?

It sure won’t hurt you.

Let’s look at the cost benefit analysis.

You only pay a lawyer if you win your Social Security case.

You only pay a fee of 25 percent of your back benefits or $6,000 whichever is the lower amount.

You never pay a fee on your monthly disability check. It is 100 percent your money.

Your Social Security Disability benefits can amount to over $200,000 during your lifetime.

An experienced Social Security Disability lawyer knows what you need to win your case.

Questions about your Social Security Disability case? Feel free to call Illinois Social Security Disability lawyer Dirk May at 309-827-4371.

Click here for article about possible cuts to Social Security

Even Social Security employees can commit fraud. Click here to read.


Do not be confused when the Vocational Expert testifies about jobs you could potentially perform.

Social Security does not care if you can really find such a job.

Social Security only cares about whether you could actually do the job.

Social Security does not care if the job only pays minimum wage.

Their rules only require that you be able to perform a job; the amount the job pays does not make a difference to Social Security.

Social Security will not find a job for you.

Your ability to perform work tasks are what is key. Such as concentrating, lifting, standing, walking, sitting and using your hands.

Questions about your Social Security Disability case? Feel free to contact Illinois Social Security Disability Attorney Dirk May at 309-827-4371.

This article details effect of recent cuts on the operating budget of SSA. Click here to read.

Check out Social Security Compassionate Allowances news release here

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