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Stroke and Social Security Disability Benefits - Stroke and Social Security disability benefits. If you or someone you know has suffered from a stroke, you may be entitled to Social Security disability benefits.  A stroke can cause many long-term effects that might prevent you from working a […]
Am I Limited in How Many Times I Can Apply for Social Security Disability? - Am I limited in how many times I can apply for Social Security disability? Some of my clients have applied for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and/or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits more than once. A person who has previously […]
Social Security Disability Hearing Offices are Beginning to Reopen for In-Person Hearings - Social Security disability hearing offices are beginning to reopen for in-person hearings. Many of my clients may be happy to learn that in-person hearings have resumed recently. These hearings are currently scheduled on very limited basis because only one administrative […]
Diabetic Neuropathy and Social Security Disability - Diabetic neuropathy and Social Security disability. If you suffer from diabetes mellitus, you are probably all too familiar with the various disabling symptoms caused by this disease.  One such complication is neuropathy of the extremities.  Diabetic neuropathy is a type […]
How I Run My Social Security Disability Law Office to Best Help My Clients - How I run my Social Security disability law office to best help my clients. I take immense pride in representing my clients in the way that I would want to be represented. My standards are high, and I believe my […]
Key Considerations for the Evaluation of an Initial Social Security Disability Denial Letter - Key considerations for the evaluation of an initial Social Security disability denial letter. For a disability claimant, there is nothing more frustrating than receiving that initial denial letter from the Social Security Administration (SSA) after applying for Social Security Disability […]
We Have Moved! - We have moved! The Law Office of Scott D. Lewis has changed locations to better serve our Indiana residents’ needs. Our new address is 428 North College Avenue, Indianapolis Indiana 46202. While we are just blocks away from our old […]
Social Security Disability Hearing Options On the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Hearing Agreement Form - The COVID-19 pandemic has affected much of how Social Security conducts its business, including how it holds disability hearings.  Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, a claimant had the option to appear either in person or by video teleconferencing for his/her […]
Medical Treatment Updates and Your Disability Claim: How an Attorney Can Help - Medical treatment updates and your disability claim: how an attorney can help. When evaluating a disability claim for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and/or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security will closely evaluate a claimant’s medical evidence to determine whether […]
The Importance of A Representative Brief for Your Social Security Disability Hearing - The importance of a representative brief for your Social Security disability hearing. A representative brief can be a very valuable tool for your Social Security Disability Hearing.  Our office submits a representative brief for a client prior to his/her hearing […]