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July 27, 2020

Covid! Covid! Covid! Just like everyone else in the United States, the Social Security Administration and our office is struggling to cope with the Covid-19 pandemic. The Social Security Administration sent everyone home. We kept our offices open with facemask/social distancing requirements. Thankfully, none of us have been infected by the virus. Like most of our friends […]

January 13, 2020

Disability Changes in Social Security Disability: Andrew Saul became Commissioner of the Social Security Administration in June. He was appointed by Donald Trump, primarily because they attended Wharton School of Business and graduated together. He is another wealthy New Yorker Saul is well-known for opposition to the very concepts underlying the Social Security Laws. He […]

July 24, 2019

Why Your Patients with Very Serious Medical Problems are being Denied Social Security Disability and SSI Benefits: We had a call recently from a physician in the area. He had referred a man he was treating for a Social Security Disability application. The doctor’s patient was a friend of his. I believe they went to […]

December 6, 2018

We need your help to stop a rule change that will hurt the residents of West Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri: The Social Security Administration is proposing a rule change that will negatively impact the people of West Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri. The Administration is proposing to eliminate the right to an in-person hearing […]

July 6, 2018

St. Louis Office Now Handling West Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri Cases:         After nine years of dealing with the Columbia Office of Hearings Operations (formerly known as the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review), jurisdiction for all the cases heard in Hannibal is returning to St. Louis Missouri. That means that […]

February 22, 2018

Dempsey and Dempsey, PC sponsored the production at Bluff City Theatre!

January 4, 2018

Dempseys to be presenters at National Organization of Social Security Claims Representatives Spring Conference in Atlanta. Terrell and Vicki Dempsey have been selected to provide a sixty-minute presentation to attendees at the Spring NOSSCR Conference in Atlanta, April 25 – 28, 2018.  Entitled “Thirty Years in the Trenches,” the Dempseys will share their formula for success […]

December 8, 2017

    The Law Firm of Dempsey & Dempsey, P.C. was one of of the sponsors for the lights in Washington Park this holiday season. Our firm is always seeking ways to give back to the community, and we thought adding a little light and cheer to the holiday season would be a great contribution.

July 18, 2017

Disability Newsletter The Law Firm of Dempsey & Dempsey, P.C. Disability Advocates in Illinois and Missouri “My Lawyer told me not to work!” People get confused about what we tell our clients about working. Let us make this very clear: If a client can work and successfully keep a job, we strongly believe that is […]

February 21, 2017

Disability Newsletter The Law Firm of Dempsey & Dempsey, P.C. Disability Advocates in Illinois and Missouri Nurse Practitioners and Physicians Assistants are now Acceptable Medical Sources! The Social Security Administration has made an important change in how it views medical and opinion evidence from Advance Practice Registered Nurses and Physicians Assistants. They are now included […]

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