RGG Law Attorney Sam Coring Admitted to Kansas District Court

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RGG Law Attorney Sam Coring was recently admitted to practice law before the United States District Court for the District of Kansas. This means Mr. Coring may represent clients as an attorney in the federal courts located in the State of Kansas. Coring and other RGG Law bankruptcy and disability lawyers have long represented Kansas residents in administrative hearings regarding … Read More

RGG Law On Drugs, Alcohol and Disability

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The attorneys at RGG Law will inform you that the Social Security Administration does NOT recognize drug addiction or alcoholism as qualifying medical disorders for purposes of receiving disability benefits. While there was a time when such a diagnosis could form part of a viable disability claim, Congress amended the Social Security Act in 1996 to specifically forbid payments of … Read More

RGG Law MSS Forms

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disability forms

In almost every disability case, RGG Law provides its clients with standardized forms created by the firm. Clients should present this form to their doctor when seeking an opinion regarding their functional limitations. Doctors can rate their patient’s ability to perform physically or mentally in different work-related categories. Such RGG Law provided forms, referred to as Medical Source Statements (MSS … Read More

Disability Attorney Tips: Winning a Fibromyalgia Disability Case

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fibromyalgia symptoms

While there is a history of controversy and doubt in some circles regarding this diagnosis, the Social Security Administration has recognized Fibromyalgia Syndrome as a legitimate medical impairment. Also, if a person has been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia Syndrome, they usually have other serious medical impairments as well that contribute to their functional limitations. If you or someone you love has been … Read More

RGG Law Works with Childhood Disability

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It is possible for a child (defined as anyone under the age of 18) to apply for disability benefits with the Social Security Administration. This would typically be a claim for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits under Title XVI of the Social Security Act. RGG Law disability attorneys can work with you and your child if they are eligible. A … Read More

Coring Studies Veteran Issues

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Veterans benefits

On April 9, 2015, RGG Law attorney Sam M. Coring participated in a national seminar hosted by the National Business Institute (NBI) on the topic “Obtaining Veterans Benefits.” The focus of the meeting included a general overview of various veterans benefits programs, the appeals process for VA claim decisions and issues related to veterans and their claims for disability benefits, … Read More

A Disability Attorney Explains the SSA Definition of Disability

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definition of disability

There are many definitions of disability in the law. These definitions exist for different purposes, are sometimes set forth under different statutes and regulations, and are assessed in the eyes of different agencies of the federal and state governments. As disability lawyers, we devote our time to understanding the nuances of these differences. While there are certainly similarities to other … Read More

Tips from a Disability Attorney: Don’t Overlook Symptoms

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Mental Health Symptoms

While some disability cases obviously focus on physical impairments and others are entirely focused on mental health problems, there is often an overlap between the two. Many disabled workers suffer from a combination of both physical and mental symptoms. Getting proper mental health treatment to document symptoms of depression, anxiety, memory loss or poor concentration is an often overlooked when … Read More