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How Do You Appeal a Social Security Disability Denial in Massachusetts? 

For those of you who can no longer work full-time due to an injury, illness, or other life-altering medical impairment, Social Security Disability benefits can provide much needed financial support. That said, many people struggle to get their benefits. By their own admission, the Social Security Administration (SSA) is proud to reports that approximately two-thirds of Initial Applications are denied. You have the right to appeal a denial of …

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Five Common Mistakes to Avoid When Filing for Social Security Disability Benefits in Massachusetts 

Do you have a diagnosis whose symptoms prevent you or a loved one from working on a full-time basis in Massachusetts? You are certainly not alone. The Social Security Administration (SSA) reports that more than 9 million people are receiving Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits nationwide. Unfortunately, navigating the SSD claims process can be very difficult. More …

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January 2018 SSA Statistics Report

The Social Security Administration (SSA), releases a monthly report which indicates some interesting data about the numbers of individuals receiving benefits.  Have a look at the data from January 2018 below: Social Security benefits, January 2018 Type of beneficiary Beneficiaries Total monthly benefits (millions of dollars) Average monthly benefit (dollars) Number (thousands) Percent Total 61,984 100.0 79,988 …

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