April 2012


KDLT.com South Dakota News – SD Speaks Out About Social Security, Medicare.

AARP does road show to find out what people think about Social Security and Medicare.

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Court: Parents of disabled woman can sue Chicago police for neglect – chicagotribune.com.

This story is unbelievable. Makes you want to cry for the lady.

Americans under 40 cannot rely exclusively on Social Security at retirement – Baltimore Personal Finance | Examiner.com.

What does this mean for people on disability?


Is Mental Illness alone, without significant physical problems, enough for you to be found disabled?

Social Security Judges will find a person who has severe mental illness disabled, even without physical problems.

However, you must show more than treatment with a primary care doctor who prescribes your depression medication.

You will need treatment with a counselor, or a psychiatrist.

You will most likely need to show hospitalizations for your mental illness, possibly multiple hospital stays.

Extreme treatment, such as shock treatment will also be important.

The most important thing to remember is that limitations are the name of the game in Social Security Disability.

If the Administrative Law Judge believes your mental illness will keep you from concentrating enough to stay on task, and your problems make you miss work once a week, then you will be found disabled.

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

Roanoke man guilty of stealing from Social Security | WSLS 10.

Oops! Maybe he forgot to tell Social Security about his job.
Yes, you can go to jail for this.

Is Social Security really exhausted? Not at all | Reuters.

You mean the media may not be getting the story right?

Social Security heading for insolvency even faster – ABC6 – Providence, RI and New Bedford, MA News, Weather.

Any good news out there?

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