Posts in:August, 2016

My Request to Expedite my Claim was Denied

Posted August 5, 2016 by Premier Disability Services, LLC®

In a previous article, we provided details regarding how a Social Security Disability claimant can potentially expedite their claim.  (See  However, not every request to expedite a case is approved.  Unfortunately, Social Security’s criteria for expediting a case can be difficult to meet.  For example, we often have clients’ who are homeless denied because they are “couch hopping.”  SSA views this as having a means to remedy their situation despite the fact that it is a highly unstable living situation.  While it may seem cruel, SSA has so many pending cases that they apply these criteria very carefully and often require proof in the form of documentation that a claimant meets one of the criterions for a critical case.


August is Psoriasis Awareness Month

Posted August 2, 2016 by Premier Disability Services, LLC®

As the calendar changes from July to August next week, it is important to note that August is Psoriasis Awareness Month. Psoriasis is a chronic disease of the immune system that can be associated with other conditions, such as psoriatic arthritis, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.  Psoriasis is a condition that varies widely in terms of its severity. It can result in skin infections or even cause severe joint pain. In other words, some people may have a mild case while others experience a significantly reduced quality of life due to their condition.