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Choosing a Social Security Disability Lawyer or Advocate

Applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) can be a long process. Currently there are over a million people in queue, waiting for an approval of their award. What most don’t know is that this process can average between two to four years.

While some cases are clear-cut, countless others move through the process at a snail’s pace because of incomplete details or unclear answers. Sadly, a large percentage of applications are denied disability for these very same reasons.

How to Appeal a Decision if You are Denied Disability Benefits

Anyone who has applied for Social Security disability benefits knows that assembling the medical documents required by the Social Security Administration (SSA), with or without the help of a Social Security disability attorney, is a time consuming process.

Then there is the lengthy wait for the initial decision, which can take up to a year in some cases. It can be frustrating to have poured so much time and energy into your application for disability benefits only to have your disability application denied.

Can You Receive Workers' Comp and Social Security Disability?

Some of the hard-working people who are suffering from disabilities become disabled on the job due to an accident or other unfortunate event. This may qualify them for workers' compensation benefits.

The question is, if the disability that occurred due to the work-related injury is expected to last a year or more, can these individuals also qualify for Social Security Disability benefits?

Help! My Application was Denied at the Initial Disability Review

Social Security disability benefits were created to help disabled Americans and their families by providing consistent income, vocational rehabilitation, and other services. If you can get approved, disability benefits give you and your family the ability to face everyday financial challenges when you’re unable to work.

Benefits may be available to you in two forms: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Each program has its own eligibility rules and you may be denied for one program, even if you are approved for the other.

Is a Second Social Security Application Approved Faster?

If you’ve tried to get and been turned down for disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA) in the past, then you already know how long the disability review can often take.

You need disability benefits, but you don’t want to wait months again for Disability Determination Services (DDS) to review your claim only to be denied a second time.

Help! I was Denied at My ALJ Hearing.

Disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA) are intended to provide essential financial support for disabled Americans of all ages. Unfortunately, getting benefits can be a long and cumbersome process for some applicants.

If you can get approved though, disability offers consistent income, taking the place of your decreased or lost income from employment.

Applying for Social Security Benefits After Age 50?

If you are unable to work because of a medical condition and you are older than 50, special rules apply. When you apply for disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA), one of the main things that is considered is whether you can return to the same kind of work that you did in the past or if you can adjust to performing some other kind of work.

Qualifying for Social Security Benefits With a Terminal Illness

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with a terminal illness, your family’s financial situation should be the last thing on your mind. Fortunately, if you require hospice care you’re nearly guaranteed medical qualification for Social Security disability benefits. The Social Security Administration (SSA) approves millions of applicants for monthly benefits that can help pay for your hospice care, outstanding medical bills, your family’s housing or other expenses, and much more.

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