Pioneer Law Office Launches YouTube Channel!

We are proud to announce that we have launched a new YouTube channel! We have already posted a series of videos on how to apply for SSDI benefits and some short videos on commonly asked questions. More content is on the way, so like and subscribe! Scan this qr code to go directly to our…

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What does a backlog at the Board of Veterans’ Appeals mean for Veterans?

The Board of Veterans’ Appeals has struggled with backlogs in deciding disability claims for years. Recently, the Board has had additional challenges to attacking this backlog. Regional Office (RO) closures, limited access to medical records within the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), and Veterans continuing to file new claims have all contributed to a…

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How is Social Security Handling Hearings?

    In the last year, Social Security has closed its field offices and hearing offices to the public in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite this, Social Security has continued to hold hearings for disability benefits. If you are waiting for a Social Security hearing, you currently have three options: You can wait for…

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The Appeal Conundrum

Recently, the Veterans Administration issued a new set of appeal options for Veterans appealing their VA disability claims. When a Veteran gets denied at the initial level, they may request a review of the decision (an appeal). The VA now gives a Veteran several ways to do this.   The first option is a Supplemental…

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