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Enormous backlog at Social Security Headquarters

The Office of Disability Adjudication and Review has a waiting list of 990,399 names long, more than the population of 6 different states, and still growing. 

The Social Security System is well known for sending benefits to seniors but also providing financial compensation for people who are unable to work due to physical or mental disabilities. The administration processes applicants by deciding who is and who is not disabled enough to get the checks. You would think this process would be simple and time compliant, but it’s shocking to learn the system is more than 1 million cases behind.  

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Taxpayers dollars being used for 'Corruption and Cover-up' in the Social Security Administration

The Social Security Administration faces allegations that include manipulation of cases, corruption, nepotism, sexual harassment, intimidation, and retaliation against employees who attempt to report misconduct. 

The SSA is responsible for processing disability cases for individuals suffering from a debilitating disease or physical impairment keeping them from holding financial security.

Many physically challenged applicants wait in agony for years trying to achieve benefits from the Social Security System, only to be turned down and grapple through multiple appeals desperately hanging on to any sign of financial hope.  

While taxpaying dollars and honest officials put faith into our federal systems, we come to find not all administrative law officials reflect such moral and ethical standards.

Recent scandals uncovered in

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Tips on How To Keep Your Social Security Benefits

Seeking Social Security Benefits

Applying for social security disability is not easy and depending on the circumstances can be a very complicated process. The Social Security Disability System contains a very complex set of rules and regulations making it extremely hard for the average person to receive payments successfully on their own. It’s important once you are approved to make sure you obtain your benefits.

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