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?

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?

How to Get Your Medical Records When Applying for Disability Benefits

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.

By |2020-09-14T17:34:06-05:00September 14th, 2020|Application process, Blog, Eligibility, SSD|Comments Off on How to Get Your Medical Records When Applying for Disability Benefits

How a Social Security Attorney Can Help You Win Disability Benefits

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.

By |2020-09-08T13:40:31-05:00September 8th, 2020|Appeals, Application process, Blog, Eligibility, SSD|Comments Off on How a Social Security Attorney Can Help You Win Disability Benefits

How Do You Apply for Disability Benefits with Scoliosis?

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.

By |2020-08-17T22:24:54-05:00August 17th, 2020|Blog, Eligibility, Various diseases and conditions|Comments Off on How Do You Apply for Disability Benefits with Scoliosis?

Can You Apply for Disability Benefits with Narcolepsy?

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.

By |2020-08-12T22:11:44-05:00August 12th, 2020|Blog, Eligibility, SSD, SSI, Various diseases and conditions|Comments Off on Can You Apply for Disability Benefits with Narcolepsy?