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What Is The Timeline to Be Approved for SSI/SSD Benefits?

Learn about the factors involved in receiving benefits from the SSA. A discussion of the timeline for SSI and SSDI benefits. Based on the timeframe for each phase of the application process, it can take anywhere from three months to almost three years to be approved for benefits.

By |2021-03-17T16:14:03-05:00March 15th, 2021|Application process, Blog, SSD, SSI|Comments Off on What Is The Timeline to Be Approved for SSI/SSD Benefits?

How Much Will Hernia Mesh Cases Be Worth?

One of the first questions a person who has filed, or is considering filing, a hernia mesh lawsuit usually asks is: How much is my hernia mesh case worth, and how long will it take to get compensated for my injuries? Numerous factors can affect the final compensation package, see how.

By |2021-01-26T15:34:37-06:00January 26th, 2021|Blog, Hernia Mesh Injury|Comments Off on How Much Will Hernia Mesh Cases Be Worth?

Retirement and Social Security Disability

Whether you can receive retirement and SSDI benefits depends on what you mean by “retirement”. For SSDI purposes, retirement means benefits paid through the SSA. Yet Social Security retirement benefits are not always the only benefit people receive when they retire. Pensions or 401(k) plans through an employer also pay benefits at retirement. While many people generically refer to each of these as “retirement” benefits, for purposes of receiving both SSDI and retirement benefits, they are very different.

By |2021-01-19T14:38:18-06:00January 19th, 2021|Blog, SSD|1 Comment

Why Search Your Judges Name before Your Hearing

We recently added to our website a very helpful section entitled Judge Search. The main reason to search your judge is to see what percentage of the time your judge issues favorable decisions. The current national average for favorable decisions is 44%.

By |2020-11-20T14:53:26-06:00November 20th, 2020|Application process, Blog, SSD|Comments Off on Why Search Your Judges Name before Your Hearing

Who Determines Disability and How?

If you are unable to work due to a disability, you may be considering applying for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits to provide a source of income. People who apply for disability usually have many questions and knowing the answers can help make the application process a little less stressful.

By |2020-09-21T17:13:35-05:00September 21st, 2020|Appeals, Application process, Blog, Eligibility, SSD|Comments Off on Who Determines Disability and How?

I Was Denied Disability Benefits for Lack of Medical Evidence – Now What?

If your social security disability application was denied for lack of medical evidence, don’t panic! There are steps you can take to improve your chances of approval.

By |2020-07-27T21:44:30-05:00July 27th, 2020|Appeals, Application process, Blog, Eligibility, SSD|Comments Off on I Was Denied Disability Benefits for Lack of Medical Evidence – Now What?