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Disability discrimination is more common than you’d think, and what most people like to admit. There are multiple ways that those who are disabled can be discriminated against in the workplace. If you feel you are a victim of workplace disability discrimination, it is important to know what you can, and should, do. Disability Discrimination… Read More

If you have a severe disability and cannot work, such as cancer, there is a fast track through the SSI and SSDI application process. However, for most people, there is no fast track, even with a lawyer. While having an experienced disability lawyer on your side is beneficial, and may shorten the approval time, they… Read More

A Social Security benefits denial can cause feelings of incredible frustration, especially when it results from lack of evidence. A large percentage of eligible claimants are denied the first time around because they failed to provide sufficient supporting evidence of how their impairment(s) affect their ability to work. Depending on the nature of your impairment(s),… Read More

Typical Disability Claim Process

By Kenton Koszdin on October 18, 2018
In Social Security Claims Process

The disability claim process is often anything but typical. If you have all your ducks in a row, so to speak, you may be one of the lucky few who have their claim processed without any stumbling blocks along the way. Besides people who do not qualify under the symptom assessment process, one of the… Read More

Disability Claim Appeal Process

By Kenton Koszdin on October 16, 2018
In Social Security Claims Process

If you’ve been denied for SSI (Supplemental Security Income) or SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance) you have the right to file a disability claim appeal. There are regulations about how and when this must be done, as well as a process you will need to go through. If your disability claim was denied and you… Read More

Applying for Social Security benefits, whether SSI or SSDI, can be a lengthy process. There is a lot of paperwork involved. Even if you apply over the phone, the representative will be asking for the same information to help them fill out the forms on your behalf. But just what is needed? Preparing to fill… Read More

The Social Security Administration recently announced the addition of 5 conditions to the Compassionate Allowances program. This program helps those with severe health conditions receive their Social Security Disability (SSDI) benefits quickly. Since 2008, the Compassionate Allowances program has built a list of 233 incredibly severe conditions such as terminal cancers, adult brain disorders, and… Read More

If you haven’t started receiving SSDI benefits, you must show your past income, as well as any income you are currently earning. This will be factored into your approval, or denial, of benefits. Disability applications are commonly approved, even with income, if that income is not enough to support you or is very sporadic due… Read More

The information in a claimant for disability’s medical report makes the difference when applying for SSI benefit. If the report is not properly prepared it can jeopardize your chances of getting the amount of disability payment to which you are entitled. The best way to ensure you have a strong claimant for disability’s medical report… Read More

After going through the initial process of applying for a disability benefit and being declined, claimants may go through an ALJ (Administrative Law Judge) appeal, which involves a judge rendering a verdict on whether to overturn or uphold the initial decision. There are a number of factors the judge takes into consideration, including what is… Read More

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