Albuquerque Social Security Disability Blog

New Mexico accident attorneys at Keller & Keller LLP have provided this social security disability blog in order to keep their readers up to date on all of the most recent personal injury news, accidents, and events taking place around the state. We encourage our clients and those who have recently been involved in an accident to visit regularly and join the discussion.
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  • Receiving SSI Benefits When You're Married Did you know if you are married, your chance of receiving SSI benefits, even if you are disabled, is lessened? Each Disability program administered by the Social Security Administration has more than just medical eligibility criteria.
  • Just How Disabled is Disabled? “Disability” means different things to different people in different contexts. It’s not so much an objective concept as a shifting subjective standard, defined broadly and variously by laws and regulations, medical experts, societal norms, and actual individuals with physical and mental impairments.
  • What's the Difference Between a Diagnosis and a Limitation? What’s the difference between a diagnosis and a limitation when it comes to Social Security Benefits. Our attorneys at 2Keller explain the specifics
  • Compensation and Pension Examinations People who qualify for Veterans disability benefits may also qualify for Social Security disability benefits.  For people planning to apply for both, a copy of the VA claim examination (also called compensation and pension examination, or C&P exam)
  • I Had a Hearing with a Social Security Judge and got Denied. What’s Next?? While the majority of Social Security claimants who get approved for disability benefits do so before or by the time they reach a hearing with a Social Security administrative law judge, many good disability cases are denied by a Social Security judge at a hearing.
  • SCOTUS 2022 While sure to be overshadowed by cases like Dobbs and Bruen, the Supreme Court has issued two recent decisions that could have an impact on Social Security cases: United States v. Vaello Madero and West Virginia, et al., v. Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Diabetic Neuropathy Diabetes is a horrible disease. If you have it, I cannot stress enough how important it is to manage it as well as you can by seeing doctors and complying with the medication regimen and other management activities they recommend.
  • The Conn Fallout If you watched The Big Conn documentary, you probably found the story of former Conn client Vanessa Stapleton to be especially sympathetic. Our social security attorneys continue to explain the fallout
  • I've Been Denied Three Times!!! It is quite common to get a call from one of my clients and, during the course of the conversation, they will exclaim that they have “been denied three times and this is a lost cause!”
  • Annual Conference for the National Organization of Social Security Representatives Recently Keller & Keller sent all six of its Social Security Disability lawyers to Austin, Texas to attend the annual conference for the National Organization of Social Security Representatives
  • Affordable Connectivity Program Eligible households can get a $30-per-month discount on Internet service and a one-time $100 discount toward the purchase of a laptop. Read all the details!
  • Can You Get Social Security Benefits for Neurocognitive Disorders? If you have an neurocognitive disorder, you may be able to qualify for Social Security disability benefits. Our attorneys can help, learn more here.