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How Long Do You Have To Be Disabled To Get Disability?

Submitted by CM on Fri, 03/18/2022 - 14:36

The Social Security Administration (SSA) administers disability benefits. To get disability benefits, you must be unable to work for at least 12 months because of your medical condition.

To get the highest disability settlement, you should enlist the help of a knowledgeable disability attorney. You will need to gather supporting medical evidence and other documentation.

What is the Fastest Way to Get Social Security Disability?

Submitted by amm on Wed, 03/09/2022 - 14:55

If you suffer from a disability such as later-stage cancer or a traumatic head injury, you cannot afford to wait for the bureaucracy at the Social Security Administration (SSA) to process your claim for Social Security disability benefits. Is there a way for you to have your claim expedited by the SSA? The answer is yes, as you have several options for getting your disability application reviewed faster than the typical claim filing process.

5 Things Not To Say In A Disability Interview

Submitted by amm on Thu, 03/03/2022 - 12:45

During your disability claims process, you may end up doing a disability interview if you reach the disability hearing level. There are some things that you should avoid saying during a disability interview process. To get the highest possible settlement, and to get your claim approved, you should enlist the help of a disability lawyer. Gather hard medical evidence and any other supporting documentation for disability claim.

What Age Is Best To Qualify For SSDI?

Submitted by Deanna on Thu, 03/03/2022 - 12:04

While people of all ages can suffer from disabilities and might apply for Social Security Disability benefits, age can play a factor when the Social Security Administration (SSA) is looking over an application. To help with the Disability Determination process, the SSA has set up several age categories.

Those ages 18 to 44 are considered young individuals. Those ages 45 to 49 are classified as younger individuals.

I Have a Terminal Illness, Can I Qualify for SSD Quickly?

Submitted by rsg on Tue, 03/01/2022 - 17:01

If you have a terminal illness, you may be concerned about the long wait for disability benefits that many claimants encounter. The Social Security Administration (SSA) has a program for those with a terminal illness to qualify for disability benefits quickly. This program for terminally ill claimants is known as the TERI program. There is specific protocol for identifying a TERI claim.