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Litigating the Insurance Claim*

*The DuPage County Bar Association grants permission to reprint the article entitled, "Litigating the Insurance Claim: What Every Plaintiff's Attorney Needs to Know", by Marshall W. Conick, from Volume 17, Issue 1, the September, 2004 issue of the DCBA Brief magazine, with appropriate attribution to the Brief. Copyright 2004, DCBA Brief, All Rights Reserved.

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  • In 2008, the Social Security Administration began the process of replacing its outdated computer systems. The system that was in place was unable to handle the sharp increase of disability claims that were being filed. It was projected that it would take two to three years for the new system to be in place. Today, six years […] The post New Report Slams SSA Mismanagement of Computer System Replacement Project appeared first on Illinois Social Security Disability Blog.

  • According to information released by the Social Security Administration, the Social Security Disability Insurance approval rate is at the lowest it has been in five years. To qualify for SSDI, a person must be younger than the age of retirement and are unable to work because of an injury or disability. The length of time the disability will […] The post SSDI Approval Rate at its Lowest in Five Years appeared first on Illinois Social Security Disability Blog.