Welcome to Rocky Mountain Disability Law Group

Social Security Disability Law

Our Social Security disability law attorneys and legal staff are dedicated to getting you the best outcome possible for your disability case in the shortest amount of time.  We have more than twenty years of combined experience in Social Security disability law advocacy and the founder, Joe Whitcomb, began his legal career working for the Social Security Administration as a staff attorney.  Our attorneys and staff have prepared thousands of cases for their disability appeal and have represented nearly two-hundred cases before the US District Court for the District of Colorado.  We will fight for your Social Security, Veterans’ Benefits, or Workers Compensation claim with dedication and a sense of urgency.  So, give us a call today or fill out the form on this page and one of our trained staff will contact you within one business day.  Thank you in advance for trusting RMDLG with your disability, Veterans benefits, or workers compensation claim.

Social Security Disability Law Firm

Joe Whitcomb opened his law office as a Social Security law practice in 2012. It was a natural fit, as Joe had started his legal career as a staff attorney at the Social Security Administration’s Office of Disability Adjudication and Appeal. In the nearly three years he worked at that office, he wrote nearly 700 decisions for more than 16 different Administrative Law Judges. When he moved into private practice, it was with the commitment to deliver high-quality legal services to some of the countries most vulnerable citizens. When you choose Whitcomb Law PC and Rocky Mountain Disability Law Group as your Social Security Law firm, you are getting experienced, committed attorneys who will fight for your claim at hearing, Appeals Council, and the US Federal District Court. Give Whitcomb Law PC a call today and let us be your Social Security law firm.

Veterans Benefits Law Firm

Veteran's Disability and Benefits Attorneys and Lawyers

Joe Whitcomb knows exactly how it feels to fight for the Veterans benefits you were promised when you served your country in military service. When he was medically discharged in 2005 due to a hearing loss, Joe turned to the VA to help him in his transition to civilian life. Like many of you, he was denied the Veteran’s benefits he had earned and to which he was entitled. After fighting for five years, and going through multiple appeals, Joe finally won his fight and used the money he won to pay for law school. He decided at that point to dedicate a significant part of his legal practice to helping other Veterans. If you hire Whitcomb Law PC to be your Veterans benefits law firm, we will fight for your case at the Regional Office, the Board of Veterans Appeals (BVA), and the US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC).

Special Monthly Veterans Compensation

Special Monthly Veterans Compensation   Living with a disability can result in a veteran facing significant obstacles. There are some disabilities that a veteran can suffer that can result in compensation that is different from that received by veterans with other disabilities. These conditions are called “special monthly compensation” and can be received in addition […]

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Compensation vs Pension Benefits for Veterans

The Difference between Compensation and Pension Benefits for Veterans   Veterans who file a claim for benefits should understand the difference between compensation vs pension. Once an individual understands this difference, it is easier to understand what kind of benefits an individual desires and the process required in order to obtain these benefits. It is […]

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Upgrading Military Discharge Status

Upgrading Military Discharge Status   When an individual applies for Veteran Administration benefits, that person’s military discharge status will affect their eligibility for benefits. If an individual was discharged under honorable conditions, the individuals will likely face no difficulty in obtaining benefits. If an individual was discharged under anything less than honorable status, the individual […]

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Veterans Benefits & Incarceration

Receiving Veterans Benefits While Incarcerated Statistics from the National Institute of Corrections reveal that veterans represent 9 out of every 100 individuals in jails or prison in the United States. Many individuals are not aware that veterans can still apply for Veteran’s Administration benefits while incarcerated. This article will explain some of the important aspects […]

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SSDI & Taxes

SSDI Taxes One of the most common questions that individuals have about Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits is how will SSDI Taxes apply when a recipient receives income through this method. In some situations, recipients of SSDI benefits are taxed on at least a portion of these benefits. SSDI recipients often find that a […]

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Representative Payees & SSDI

Representative Payees and SSDI Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) can prove to be vital to individuals who are unable to work due to a disability. Many recipients of SSDI benefits, however, are not able to manage their finances alone. When an SSDI recipient needs assistance in making financial decisions, the Social Security Administration is known […]

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Individual Unemployability

 Do you qualify for Individual Unemployability VA disability compensation can be a tricky thing. Nearly all veterans are aware that they may qualify for compensation for injuries suffered or aggravated by their service. But many veterans are unaware that they may qualify to be paid at a 100% disability rate (the current effective rate pays […]

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Buddy Statements in Veteran Affairs’ Disability Claims

The Role of Buddy Statements in Veteran Affairs’ Disability Claims   When a veteran files a disability claim with the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, it is often a wise idea to supplement this claim with a “buddy statement” or “statement in support of claim” that substantiates the type of event that caused the veteran’s disability […]

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Veterans & Federal Contracts Upon Owners Death

What Happens to Some Federal Contracts for Veterans When the Owner Dies? There are various Federal Contracts owned by particular classifications of individuals including veterans. The unexpected death of an individual, however, can leave an individual with numerous questions about how ownership of the contract will transfer. This blog post will note some elements about […]

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