Approximately 3.6 million people live in the State of Missouri. Of these residents, approximately 194,000 receive disability benefits from the Social Security Administration. Each year, thousands more contact a disability attorney and file for Social Security disability in Missouri. Unfortunately, if history is any indication of future approval rates, the SSA will deny almost 70 percent of the new claims. … Read More
We hear you. What we heard is that many people feel worry, concern, and fear when faced with the initial application for Social Security Disability benefits. Everyone knows that most who apply for benefits are initially denied. This only adds to the anxiety of making sure your application is done right from the very beginning. At RGG Law, we are … Read More
Thank you to all of those with comments and questions about the government shutdown. Despite the shutdown, they did deem the workers at the Social Security and ODAR hearing offices to be critical workers and they are again fully staffed. We anticipate that due to the several days they were not fully staffed that there would be some delay in … Read More
Beginning in 2013, RGG Law will offer a new service to potential clients who have not yet filed their disability application with the Social Security Administration. RGG Law now has trained staff who will, by appointment, take information by telephone and file an online application for benefits directly with the Social Security Administration. This new service spares many clients from … Read More
RGG Law Attorney Sam Coring participated in the KY3 Call A Lawyer program on Tuesday, February 2013. He fielded telephone calls from the public with questions the public had for disability lawyers about Social Security disability appeals and other topics. KY3, a local television station in Springfield, Missouri, with the official call letters KYTV, hosts a periodic call-in feature … Read More
RGG Law proudly sponsored the 2013 MS Society Snowflake Social, which took place on January 11, 2013. Snowflake Socials give those affected by Multiple Sclerosis an opportunity to connect with others in their community who can relate, without it being about the disease. RGG Law was honored to be part of something so special, and we were thrilled to be … Read More
RGG Law Attorney Jon Gold concluded his 2nd year as Chairman of the Social Security Disability Committee of the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association. As Chairman, he organized many activities for local disability lawyers regarding disability issues, including continuing education seminars.