3 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits.

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The Social Security Administration (“SSA”) is known for denying over 75% of all first-time applications made to them for Social Security Disability Insurance (“SSDI”) benefits. It is equally well-known that the applications process is a long and difficult one. Before you waste time and energy pursuing SSDI benefits, you want to make sure that it is the right option for … Read More

One Thing to Keep in Mind When You Communicate with the Social Security Administration.

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When you communicate with the Social Security Administration (“SSA”) it is important to keep in mind that the SSA is a government agency whose duty it is to decide who should, and who should not, receive government funding due to a disability. As part of that decision-making process, one of the things that disability officers and Administrative Law Judges (“ALJ”)  do … Read More

What You Can Do if You Are Denied Social Security Disability Benefits.

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If you are denied Social Security Disability Insurance (“SSDI”) benefits, all is not lost. With a little effort, lots of time, and some help from knowledgeable and experienced social security disability attorneys you still may be able to be awarded benefits. What can you do? Appeal, Appeal, Appeal. First, do not be surprised if your SSDI application gets denied. More … Read More

If You Can Do This, Social Security Will Say You Are Not Disabled.

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Far too often, people who apply for Social Security Disability  — especially those who are not represented by knowledgeable and experienced social security attorneys — are denied benefits; sometimes more than once. How come? Because not just anyone can get Social Security Disability Insurance benefits (referred to here as “SSDI” or sometimes just “disability benefits”).To get disability benefits, you first have … Read More