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.
Although the application process for vision loss benefits is the same as other disabling conditions, there are some differences to be aware of when applying for disability benefits based on blindness or vision loss.
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%.
Your age can sometimes help increase the chance that your disability application will be approved. The SSA has specific disability age categories, see what they are.
All this waiting to begin receiving social security disability benefits is understandably difficult. Fortunately, there are several options available to check the status of your disability application while you await a formal decision.
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.
The majority of social security disability applications are denied for insufficient medical information. Getting your medical records isn’t difficult, but there are some things to know ahead of time to make the process easier.
While you can apply for social security disability benefits on your own – which many people do – having an experienced attorney on your side greatly increases the chance that your application will be approved. Here’s how.
Scoliosis causes an S- or C-shaped curve in the spine and can vary from mild to severe. Is scoliosis a disability? The answer is yes and no. Here is what you need to know if you’re considering filing a scoliosis disability claim.
We’re frequently asked whether narcolepsy is a disability that can qualify for social security disability (SSD) benefits. The answer is yes, though it’s more difficult than with other disabilities.