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About David Paletta

Mr. Paletta graduated cum laude from Duke University in 1976 with a degree in economics and history. He obtained a law degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law at Chapel Hill in 1980. Over the past 38 years, Mr. Paletta has successfully represented hundreds of disabled individuals in their efforts to obtain Social Security disability benefits.

Why I decline cases

I have been practicing law for 34 years. One of the most difficult aspects of my practice is I must turn down many prospective clients who contact me. The purpose of this article is to explain the most common reasons I do not accept a case. […]

By |2018-01-09T18:56:22+00:00January 9th, 2018|Disability Law Blog|0 Comments

Reasons for Appeals Council Remands

By Howard Olinsky, Managing Partner, Olinsky Law Group, April 28, 2014 Our firm writes between 250 and 300 Appeals Council briefs each month. Over the years we have seen that the Appeals Council review has changed. I did an analysis of the last 50 Appeals Council remands we received. There is a discernible pattern in what the Appeals Council is presently doing. […]

By |2018-01-09T18:53:38+00:00January 9th, 2018|Disability Law Blog|0 Comments

The Appeals Process for Social Security disability claims.

If you are denied either Social Security disability benefits (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income disability benefits (SSI), you have the right to appeal. It is important to be aware that there are time deadlines you must meet in order to exercise your appeal rights. You should immediately consult with a disability attorney after getting your denial letter. […]

By |2018-01-09T15:34:36+00:00January 9th, 2018|Disability Law Blog|0 Comments