Tucson Social Security Disability Blog

Will I Have To Go To More Than One Hearing?

Posted by John Kuhnlein | Mar 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

For most claimants, all the issues in their cases can be addressed with one trip to see a judge.  This is especially true if the claimant has gotten all of her medical records into the file before the hearing. But there are circumstances where a claimant might have to go back to see a judge multi...

Now More Than Ever You Need To Hire Local

Posted by John Kuhnlein | Mar 02, 2017 | 0 Comments

As we have seen in recent blog posts, Social Security has made significant changes in the way they will process applications for disability benefits. The result of these changes, in my opinion, will be to make it harder for claimants to get approved. This means that your appointed representative ...

Social Security to Accept More Medical Opinions

Posted by John Kuhnlein | Feb 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

The recent changes in Social Security regulations do contain one bit of good news.  For those cases filed or or after March 27, 2017, Social Security will accept the medical opinions of a larger group of medical professionals.  Social Security has a list of those practitioners it considers worthy...

No More Treating Source Rule

Posted by John Kuhnlein | Feb 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Odds are good you have never heard of the treating source rule (TSR). No need to bone up now, though, because it is going away. For all disability claims filed after March 27, 2017, Social Security is no longer going to apply the TSR.   So, what was this rule and what difference is this change go...

2017 Awaits

Posted by John Kuhnlein | Dec 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

If 2017 proves to be the year you need to apply for disability, let this experienced Tucson Social Security disability attorney help.

Be Careful What You Tell Your Doctors

Posted by John Kuhnlein | Dec 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Tucson disability lawyer provides critical advice for dealing with your doctors so as to ensure your best chance of getting approved for disability benefits. What you say and how you say it can mean the difference between approval and denial.

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