No, and the disabled need legal advocates more than ever. If you’re an attorney handling Social Security Disability Insurance cases, you may know October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. It’s when the U.S. Dept. of Labor recognizes the contributions of disabled workers and educates the public about them. The origins of NDEAM date...
In July, President Trump issued an executive order designed to make the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) hiring process more efficient. But will this new appointment process negatively affect morale at the SSA — or the quality of service the agency provides?
SSDI applications fell in 2016, which also means fewer claimants sought help from disability lawyers, according to SSA representation stats. The number of SSD cases paying legal fees to disability lawyers fell from 33,137 in 2015 to 30,109 in 2016. But last year, that number rose to 31,843 winning SSD cases every month, on average.
According to Google Trends, “disability lawyer” searches are on the upswing after dropping significantly from October 2017 to February 2018. If you’re looking for Social Security disability leads, we rank the highest and lowest interest-level states below. We’ll also list some search trends involving terms specifically related to Social Security disability law.
Attorney Fred Tabak of Tabak Law in Milwaukee, WI moved into Social Security disability law 30 years into his career. He experimented with TV commercials, ads on billboards and other tactics to attract SSDI leads. Tabak even tried several different lead-gen companies until he found the right solution. “I’ve now eliminated all but LeadingResponse,” Tabak says.