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.
Eligibility for SSD benefits also depends on the disability interfering with your ability to work. One way of proving that is showing you are unable to participate in substantial gainful activity, or SGA.
Applying for social security disability (SSD) means a lot of paperwork. Whether you apply online, over the phone or in person at your local Social Security Administration (SSA) office, there are a number of forms that must be completed in order to open an SSD case.
The application phase of receiving disability benefits can be the most important phase. If done wrong can entirely stop an individual from ever receiving the disability benefits they deserve.
If you want to win a disability case, here are the keys to remember. If you have questions about this topic or there’s anything else we can help you with, don’t hesitate to give our office a call. We’d love to hear from you.
Overlook these details, and your SSD application will be one of the 66% that are denied. You can increase the chance that your application is approved at the initial stage by avoiding these common mistakes.
Starting the application process for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits can seem like a daunting task as there are several forms that need to be filed as part of the application. This post is a high-level overview of some of the Social Security Disability Forms that you will need when you file an application for benefits.
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.
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.
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%.