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    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

    One of the most frequent questions we are asked at Kenton Koszdin Law Office is: What is the wait time for Social Security disability decisions? Unfortunately, there is no simple answer due to the multitude of scenarios that can affect Social Security disability claims. There are some factors that you can influence; however, many others… Read More

    Applying for disability benefits is much more complex than filling in the forms and waiting for a decision. The information you provide, and how the SSA interprets that information, is generally the most important aspect of a claim. When you fill out the forms you receive, you must convince a decision-maker that you are entitled… Read More

    A Quick Disability Determination (QDD) may be able to help you receive disability benefits much sooner than if your application were to go through the usual complete process. However, there are some things you need to know about a QDD case and whether your case is eligible. In most cases, consulting with a disability lawyer… Read More

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