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How Much Does It Cost to File For a Disability Benefits?

Submitted by Eric on Fri, 04/22/2022 - 14:36

If you have a disability and can no longer work because of its severity you may be considering applying for disability benefits.

One worry that many applicants have is how much it is going to cost to file for disability, especially if they have reduced earnings.

Fortunately, the actual application itself is free. If you decide to use an attorney, which isn’t compulsory, then there will be legal fees to pay, but usually these don’t have to be paid unless your application is successful.

Things You Can Do To Strengthen Your SSDI Application

Submitted by Eric on Fri, 04/08/2022 - 11:28

Applying for disability benefits is never an easy task but there are ways to make sure you put your best case when applying for these benefits.

Before you file your SSDI benefits application you should consider ways to strengthen the SSDI application as there are various criteria you need to meet before disability benefits application is approved. Providing all the supporting evidence when you file your SSDI application helps to ensure your application is not denied.

8 Eye Problems Qualify That For Disability Benefits

Submitted by rsg on Thu, 04/07/2022 - 19:36

Few conditions impact your ability to work than eye problems. While many people dealing with visual disorders believe that you have to be totally blind in order to qualify for disability benefits, the truth is any significant degree of vision loss can affect your ability to work and make you eligible for Social Security Disability Benefits (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

You may be eligible to receive $3,345 each month. Fill out a Free Disability Evaluation today!

Find Out How Long Does It Takes To Be Approved for Disability in 2022

Submitted by Shane on Thu, 04/07/2022 - 11:48

In most cases, it takes 3 to 5 months to receive a decision. However, how long it takes to collect your medical records and any other evidence needed to make a determination will determine the exact timing. Your application will be forwarded to a state organization that conducts disability determinations.

You may be eligible to receive $3,345 each month. Fill out a Free Disability Evaluation today!

Social Security Administration Offices Opening April 7, 2022

Submitted by rsg on Wed, 04/06/2022 - 15:10

The Social Security Administration recently announced that it will be reopening its Social Security offices to the public on April 7, 2022. This is the first time the SSA has allowed in-person office appointments since COVID first hit the US in Spring 2020. The Social Security Administration will continue to have appointments and hearings virtually in addition to the new in-person availabilities.

What Can a Disability Lawyer Do?

Submitted by rsg on Wed, 03/30/2022 - 12:15

If a disability has made it difficult to work, hiring a Social Security disability (SSD) lawyer can help you receive the financial assistance that you deserve. With the Social Security Administration (SSA) denying a vast majority of claims, working with an SSD attorney can help you gather and organize the physical medical evidence you need to get a claim approved. An SSD lawyer may provide several different types of legal support that include ensuring you file a claim on time, as well as submit convincing medical evidence.

Why Was I Denied Disability Benefits?

Submitted by rsg on Wed, 03/30/2022 - 10:30

If the Social Security Administration (SSA) denied your claim for disability benefits, does that mean you cannot file a disability appeal? The answer is you have the right to file a Social Security disability appeal. However, before you file an appeal for reconsideration, you should first understand why the SSA denied you disability benefits.

Why Was My Social Security Disability Claim Denied?

The SSA can deny your disability claim for one or more reasons. Here are 3 reasons why you may be denied disability benefits:

When is the Best Time to Apply for an SSD Benefit?

Submitted by Eric on Tue, 03/29/2022 - 15:39

If you have a serious disability which has prevented you from earning an income or means that you now cannot work, you may be able to obtain a disability benefit from the Social Security Administration (SSA).

The SSDI pathway is for those who have sufficient work credits obtained from past employment, while the SSI pathway is an option for those with limited assets or income.

Whichever type of benefit may take many months to be approved; longer if an appeal is necessary. This means that you should start the application process as soon as you can.

Who is Not Eligible to Get Social Security Benefits?

Submitted by CM on Tue, 03/22/2022 - 14:04

Despite it representing one of the foundational safety net programs that came out of the Great Depression, not every American qualifies for Social Security eligibility.

Whether you need financial assistance to live with a disability or have reached the retirement age established by the Social Security Administration (SSA), you might be on the list of Americans who cannot receive Social Security disability