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Posts Tagged ‘ Social Security ’

The Importance of Continuing to Treat With Your Physicians

Friday, September 13th, 2013

Filing for Social Security Disability benefits is the start of the process, not the end. Here at Jenkins Block & Associates we make sure our clients understand that their job is not done just because they have filed a claim… Read More

SSA Denies Wounded Warrior Benefits

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Unfortunately, the SSA continues to deny benefits for our Wounded Warrior clients who were proven disabled because of the income they receive from the government for their service. This continues even though SSA has a regulation (DI 10505.023) that allows… Read More

Social Security Hearing Offices National Ranking Report

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

The National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR) recently ranked the nation’s Social Security Hearing offices’ average processing times from the date claimants file for hearings to the date their hearings are held. The Baltimore Hearing office ranked at… Read More

Baltimore Sun Reports How SSA Awards Jenkins & Block Client $206,000

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

After a nine-year struggle, the Social Security Administration has awarded our client, James Nicholas, more than $206,000 in disability benefits. In the Oct. 28 issue of the Baltimore Sun, Yvonne Wenger investigates the long wait many Americans go through while… Read More

Meet Our New Associate Attorney, Corey Pollard

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Jenkins Block & Associates Senior Partners Bruce D. Block and W. James Nicoll are pleased to welcome Associate Attorney Corey R. Pollard to the firm. Mr. Pollard practices in our Richmond office where he specializes in Social Security Disability and… Read More

Social Security Compassionate Allowances Expanded

Friday, August 24th, 2012

Compassionate Allowances (CAL) is a way for Social Security to quickly identify applicants who should be provided with benefits because of a serious medical condition(s). Social Security has recently updated its CAL list to include 52 additional conditions. The list… Read More

Case Analysis

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

Here is a timeline on a recently decided case that shows just how flawed the Social Security system is… Application filed in 2005 First hearing scheduled in 2007 at a hearings office over 100 miles from the client’s home. Client… Read More