Hiring a disability lawyer to handle your case can significantly improve the chance of your claim being approved by the Social Security Administration (SSA). Though claimants are not required to hire an attorney to represent them in disability cases, statistics show claimants represented by lawyers are more likely to be approved for disability benefits. As a result, it is important to make sure the disability lawyer you hire is skilled, knowledgeable, and ready to advocate for you.
If you are considering hiring an attorney to handle your Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits claim, you may have wondered how disability attorneys get paid. To learn more about the costs and fees for social security disability cases, watch our short video.
The Top Five Reasons to Hire a SSD Attorney vs. a SSD Advocate or a Representative for your Social Security Disability Case
There are many services that offer assistance to those with disabilities and illnesses to help them obtain SSD benefits. Here are the most important reasons why you should hire a SSD Attorneys over an advocate or representative.
Though in most circumstances creditors cannot garnish or attach to a disabled worker’s Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) payments and Social Security payments, there are still a few exceptions that disability claimants should be aware of when applying for benefits.
If you're like most Americans receiving SSDI benefits, then these benefits can account for a sizable portion of your household income. These SSD benefits are an essential part of your life. Unfortunately, once a bill collector discovers that you receive SSD benefits, that collector may threaten to garnish the funds. Can they really do this? The answer is, it depends.
Appealing a denial of Social Security Disability (SSD) can be a long and stressful process. However, the last step in the appeals process is the level where most disability applicants are ultimately awarded benefits. Before giving up on your case, consider appealing your denial to a Federal District Court.
For Social Security disability claimants deep in the appeals process, a Social Security Disability Hearing in federal court is the last stop on the road to obtaining disability benefits. So what makes for a good case in federal court such that you have a shot at winning your appeal?
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.
What is long term disability insurance and how does it differ form SSDI? To learn more about how long-term disability benefits and social security benefits relate to one another, read this blog and watch our short video.
Applying for Social Security disability benefits (SSDI) can be daunting. To help, we’ve created a list of the top seven things you should know before applying for SSDI benefits. You can also watch our video: Who Qualifies for Social Security Disability Benefits.