Monthly Archives: September 2015

What to Expect at a Social Security Disability Interview

Applying for Social Security disability insurance can be a long process.  Rather than make the process more difficult and drawn out, it’s best to be prepared at all stages.  The Social Security Administration allows applicants to file for Social Security Disability in multiple ways: on the phone, online, or using their local social security office.  […]

Legislation To Expedite Benefits for the Terminally Ill

WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and John Barrasso (R-WY) today introduced bipartisan legislation to expedite the payment of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits to individuals with terminal illnesses by eliminating the five-month waiting period. “When Americans face terminal illness, they should be able to focus on their health instead of how they’ll […]


Social Security Changes Rule Reducing Past Relevant Work (PRW) Time Period

June 22, 2024, is the new effective date for when SSA will consider only 5 years of PRW (instead of 15 years) when making disability determinations.  The Jones Law Group, LLC applauds the SSA for making this important change to the PRW time period as it should result in more cases getting approved in a […]


Do I need an attorney to represent me at my Social Security disability hearing?

At your Social Security Disability hearing, you can expect several key components as part of the proceedings. Here’s what typically happens during a Social Security Disability hearing: Notification and Preparation: Before the hearing, you will receive a notice informing you of the date, time, and location of the hearing. It’s essential to review this notice […]


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