Do I Need An Attorney to Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits?

Do I Need An Attorney to Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits?

  Is hiring a lawyer necessary or helpful when first applying for Social Security Disability benefits? When initially applying for Social Security Disability there are many concerns to be faced, one of which is whether or not it would be

Should I file an Appeal if my Social Security Disability claim is denied?

Should I file an Appeal if my Social Security Disability claim is denied?

  If your Social Security Disability Claim is denied you should consider filing an Appeal. Most applications are initially declined, don’t be discouraged and give up. Fight for your claim. The important thing is to understand what you should do

The Ticket to Work Program

The Ticket to Work Program

  Through the Ticket to Work program the Social Security Administration helps the disabled return to work. The Social Security Administration offers programs and incentives to help those who are disabled get back to work. Most people would rather work

Do I Qualify for SSDI? – The Disability Determination Process

Do I Qualify for SSDI? – The Disability Determination Process

How does the Social Security Administration determine if you are Disabled? If you are making a claim to collect Social Security Disability Insurance, the Social Security Administration must first determine that you are actually disabled. There is a five-step process

Helpful Assistance Programs and Resources for the Disabled

Helpful Assistance Programs and Resources for the Disabled

  For those with disabilities financial security can be difficult. Fortunately, there are a number of programs and resources in place to help those suffering from disabilities. As many as 20% of Americans have some sort of disability and about

Glaucoma Disability – Get help from a long term disability lawyer

Glaucoma Disability – Get help from a long term disability lawyer

  If you have Glaucoma you may qualify for disability benefits Glaucoma is not specifically listed in the SSA’s list of impairments but a long term disability lawyer explains that you may still qualify. Glaucoma is the second leading cause

Cerebral Atrophy and filing a Disability Claim

Cerebral Atrophy and filing a Disability Claim

  The SSA does not specifically recognize cerebral atrophy in its listing of impairments. However, many of the underlying causes of cerebral atrophy are listed. Cerebral atrophy means shrinkage and a loss of connection between neurons. Some degree of cerebral

Bulging Disc Back Pain can qualify you for Disability Payments

Bulging Disc Back Pain can qualify you for Disability Payments

  If you are experiencing debilitating bulging disc back pain issues you may be eligible for disability benefits One of the most common reasons people claim Social Security Disability or Long Term Disability benefits is back pain. Back pain can

History of Disability in America: 1935 (Social Security) – 1990 (Americans with Disabilities Act)

History of Disability in America: 1935 (Social Security) – 1990 (Americans with Disabilities Act)

  Further progress for Americans with Disabilities As discussed in Part 1, Franklin D. Roosevelt created the Social Security program in 1935. The program didn’t provide support to the disabled, but it helped set an important precedent. Prior to this