About the Author

Matthew Lane is the owner and managing attorney of Ziegler & Lane, LLC. He practices solely in the area of and has represented clients at hundreds of Administrative Law Judge hearings.

In addition, he has represented over thirty-five clients in United States District Court seeking appellate review of adverse decisions by the Social Security Administration.

Veteran Counsel

Recent Posts


Secretary Bob McDonald Social Security Rulings Equal Access to Just Act Supplemental Security Income Afghanistan military service in Southwest Asia fully favorable decision Disability Insurance Benefits Veterans benefits effect of multiple vaccines administered upon deployment military service in Iraq Social Security Statements lung cancer Compassionate allowance Military service Constitutional law 1/509th on the record decision Phil Klay TBI Medicaid exposure to pesticides and insecticides Redeployment quarters of coverage War powers Louisiana Hemophilia Foundation COLA chemical exposure IAVA 82nd Airborne Division burn pit fires Service-connected impairments SSI Clay Hunt SAV Act NOSSCR Medical-Vocational Guidelines Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy PTSD RSD exposure to mustard gas fibromyalgia Due Process SSA FICA cap Senator Tom Coburn eligibility Suicide Military service in Afghanistan mental impairments ALJ decision Reported earnings undiagnosed illnesses Critical case Agent Orange United States District Court Veterans Administration VA medical treatment Social Security Act Veterans nerve root medical source statement cardiac impairments herniated disc aneurysm Social Security Tax medically unexplained chronic multi-symptom illnesses exposure to smoke and particles from oil well fires orthopedic surgeon Hemophilia Federation of America Hemophilia exposure to solvent and fuel fumes cervical fusion surgery Complex Regional Pain Syndrome irritable bowel syndrome Iraq multiple sclerosis Social Security Administration FOSSCR exposure to indigenous infectious diseases VA Cost of Living Adjustment nerve gas antidote auxillary benefits administrative law judge decision Payroll tax cancer Gulf-War Syndrome Exposure DIB pre-hearing memorandum chronic fatigue syndrome Medicare pyridostigmine bromide Veterans Health Administration War chronic disability patterns Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America Appeals Council review Federal Court Appeals FICA