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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 […]

July 29, 2016

Disability Newsletter The Law Firm of Dempsey & Dempsey, P.C. Disability Advocates in Illinois and Missouri Social Security Hearings One of the things we do in our semiannual newsletter is to try to keep you apprised to some extent of what is going on in the region in Social Security Disability. For the first time […]

June 1, 2016

Click here  to read how you may be able to get your student loans discharged if you are determined to be disabled.

February 18, 2016

Disability Newsletter The Law Firm of Dempsey & Dempsey, P.C. Disability Advocates in Illinois and Missouri A Word about this Edition of our Newsletter. I just finished meeting with a lady with a very nasty medical problem – progressive supranuclear palsy. She’s a lovely lady in her fifties who has worked hard all of her […]

November 6, 2015

The biggest backlog in the government, Appeals pending at the Social Security Administration’s Office of Disablity Adjudicaiton and Review,  has now reached one million appeals according to a Audit Report completed by the Office of the Inspector General .  The average time to process claims has reacehd 450 days.  The Social Security Adminstration is strained […]

October 16, 2015

The Michael R. Roser Excellence in Bankruptcy Award was awarded to Mrs. Vicki Dempsey today in Kansas City at the American Bankruptcy Intitute’s 35th Annual Midwestern Bankruptcy Institiute. The Missouri Bar’s Commercial Law Committee established an annual award to be presented at the Annual Meeting of The Missouri Bar. The Michael R. Roser Excellence in Bankruptcy […]

August 31, 2015

Social Security Backlog in Our Region: Among Worst in Nation According to the Social Security Administration, our clients in Northeast Missouri and West Central Illinois are some of the worst-served in the United States.  The St. Louis Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) ranks 158th out of 162 offices.  At the end of May, the office […]

August 13, 2015

Attorney Vicki Dempsey saw an injustice in Missouri law and has been successful in getting it changed.  Dempsey has practiced bankruptcy law for 28 years and has represented thousands of people in Chapter 7 and 13 cases.  In 2011 she filed a case for a couple in Missouri who had substantial medical bills.  Sadly, a few months after […]

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