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Disability Justice Celebrates Disability Pride’s Sixth Annual Parade

June 23, 2017

On June 17th, 2017, Disability Pride Philadelphia held its Sixth Annual parade. Opening ceremonies were held at the National Constitution Center and then proceeded to City Hall. Hundreds of people marched together to show their support and ensure that the right of all people with disabilities to... Read on »

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“Long Waits” Mount as Funding for the Social Security Administration Decreases

June 19, 2017

On June 13, NPR published an article entitled “Long Waits and Long Odds For Those Who Need Social Security Disability” that detailed the story of Stephenie Hasmi, a former Intensive Care Unit nurse in Kansas City who was forced to give up her dream job after being diagnosed with systemic lupus.... Read on »

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Disability Justice Establishes Unprecedented Appellate Division of Social Security Disability Practice

June 8, 2017

We are excited to announce our new Appellate Division, focusing on clients whose Social Security disability cases have been wrongfully denied by the Social Security Administration (SSA). To lead this exciting new practice, seasoned attorneys Michael P. Boyle and Nicholas D. Feden have joined... Read on »

Proposed Cuts to Social Security Disability Insurance Will Hurt America’s Most Vulnerable

May 25, 2017

There have been newly proposed budget cuts of $72 billion to Social Security disability insurance (SSDI), America’s social program that covered more than 10 million recipients as of December 2015. Social Security disability insurance (SSDI), despite the rhetoric, is not an entitlement. It is... Read on »

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Disability Justice Blog Named Top 60 Social Security Disability Blog by Feedspot

April 14, 2017

The Disability Justice Blog was recently selected by Feedspot as one of the Top 60 Social Security Disability Blogs on the web. Our blog was ranked in the top ten of all sixty recommended sites.     Top 60 Blogs are chosen from thousands of Social Security disability blogs using search and social... Read on »

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Partner Tom Giordano, Jr. Guest Speaker at the American Association for Justice’s Social Security Success Seminar

April 13, 2017

Partner Tom Giordano, Jr. was a featured presenter at the American Association for Justice’s (AAJ) Social Security Success Seminar in Las Vegas. His presentation, “Growing Your Practice from a Mom & Pop Shop to a Large Practice”, was part of the “Diversify Your Practice with Mass... Read on »

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Government Organizations Join Forces to Speed Up Disability Decisions for Veterans

January 12, 2017

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced a new partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) to help expedite disability decisions for veterans through a new joint health information technology initiative.    The technology enables the VA and SSA to securely share... Read on »

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Disability Justice Celebrates Two Years of Nationwide Advocacy for Disabled Americans

January 5, 2017

Two years ago, Disability Justice opened its doors and soon became one of the leading advocacy groups for disabled Americans. Since 2015, we have assisted tens of thousands of Americans in all 50 states and Puerto Rico in applying for and obtaining Social Security disability benefits.   In 2016, we... Read on »

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Have Type 2 Diabetes? Here are 6 Ways to Help Manage Your Condition

November 17, 2016

By Partner Tom Giordano, Jr.   Since I began practicing Social Security Disability law over a decade ago, the single most common medical condition my disability clients have shared is type 2 diabetes.  I have seen firsthand how dangerous and debilitating  this condition can be if uncontrolled. ... Read on »

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Partner Tom Giordano, Jr. selected to both The National Advocates Top 100 and The National Advocates Top 40 Under 40 Lawyers for Social Security Disability Law

November 9, 2016

Partner Thomas Giordano, Jr. was selected to join both The National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers and The National Advocates Top 40 Under 40 Lawyers for Social Security Disability Law. Additionally, he will continue to serve as part of the Executive Committee for Top 40 Under 40.   Membership to The... Read on »

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