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Posts Tagged ‘ Social Security ’

Time is Running Out for These Social Security Loopholes

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

If you are, or soon will be, a Social Security benefits recipient and haven’t taken advantage of these loopholes (if eligible), it’s time to get on it. April 29th is the last day to use the “file and suspend” loophole,… Read More

Applied & Denied: The Social Security Disability Appeal Process

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Being denied Social Security Disability benefits after waiting weeks, or even months, for an answer can be very distressing. The Social Security Administration has many cases to review, and they evaluate each case carefully. However, no system is perfect, and… Read More

Are You Missing Out On Social Security Disability Benefits?

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Living with a disability hindering the ability to work is difficult and worrisome. Being denied Social Security Disability benefits only adds to the stress of the situation, but education and insight into this program can help many receive the benefits… Read More

Delays in Social Security Cases Grow

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Have your social security disability benefits been denied?  If so, the process of fighting for your benefits can take a very long time.  The disability lawyers at Jenkins, Block & Associates, P.C., discuss this issue with our clients during the… Read More

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