September 13, 2019

Your SSD FAQs Answered: What to do if you’ve been denied, should you hire an attorney…?

Experiencing denial after applying for Social Security Disability benefits can be disheartening for applicants, but it does not necessarily mean you have no chance of receiving benefits. The overwhelming majority of first-time applicants are denied benefits, especially when they have applied without the help or representation of a knowledgeable SSD attorney. When the Administration makes…

November 24, 2015

Taunton, MA Man Receives Over $20,000 In Social Security Disability Benefits

Cara Gallucci, a lawyer at d’Oliveira & Associates, successfully obtained Social Security benefits for a man who was injured while working when he fell off a high platform. As a result, he suffered a serious back injury and could no longer work. He attempted to file for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits on his own…

September 9, 2015

Drastic Cuts in Social Security Disability Benefits are Right Around the Corner

In 2016, millions of disabled Americans may suffer the devastating effects of a depleted Social Security Disability Fund. According to recent reports, 11 million people face deep, abrupt cuts in disability insurance benefits in late 2016 if Congress fails to replenish Social Security’s disability trust fund, which is quickly running out of money. The trustees…

June 24, 2015

Taunton Man Receives $27,000 In Past Due Social Security Disability Benefits

Cara Gallucci, a disability lawyer at d’Oliveira & Associates, got a Taunton man over $27,000 for past due benefits for his social security disability claim, and another $1,200 per month going forward. The man suffered from multiple conditions, including depression, bipolar disorder, and COPD. After he was initially denied disability benefits, he called the Taunton…

April 16, 2013

d’Oliveira & Associates Help Foxboro, MA Man Receive Over $19,000 in Disability Benefits

Recently, the attorneys at d’Oliveira & Associates obtained a significant award for a Foxboro, MA man whose case was brought before the Social Security Administration. The client (whose name is withheld for confidentiality purposes) who had suffered from numerous ailments including liver disease, diabetes, and depression had spent years in and out of hospitals and…

April 10, 2013

Attleboro Attorneys Win Social Security Disability Claim for Client

The attorneys at d’Oliveira & Associates recently obtained an award for a Massachusetts woman whose case was brought before the Social Security Administration. The client (whose name is withheld for confidentiality purposes), who had been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis nearly 30 years ago, became unable to work when complications relating to that began worsening in…

November 21, 2012

Social Security Disability Benefits in Fall River

Fall River, Massachusetts has over 88,000 residents located within its 39 square miles. The Fall River social security office is located at 400 North Main Street. In 2010, more than 1.2 million Massachusetts residents received more than $1.2 million in social security disability benefits. Social security disability benefits are administered based upon an applicant’s work history and…

August 15, 2012

Bipolar Disorder and Social Security Disability Benefits

Bipolar disorder is classified by “mood swings,” which are rapid changes in periods of extreme happiness followed by periods of extreme sadness and depression. This disease is an emotional disorder that involves a severe mood disturbance. This disease was previously known as manic-depressive disorder in which the person experiences periods of extreme happiness that are…