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

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

ALS Disability Insurance Access Act – Lou Gehrig’s disease

ALS Disability Insurance Access Act – Lou Gehrig’s disease

  Those with Lou Gehrig’s disease may not have to wait as long for disability soon. There is currently a bill in congress which proposes waiving the five-month waiting period for Disability applicants with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or Lou Gehrig’s

Finding Help for Depression

Finding Help for Depression

  If you are suffering from depression help is available. It is very difficult to get better on your own. Depression is the most widespread disability. Despite its prevalence, there is a negative stigma associated with the disease. An estimated

Gun Ownership Rights for the Disabled

Gun Ownership Rights for the Disabled

  President Obama pushes to add Social Security’s information to the gun background check database. On January 4, the Obama administration released a fact sheet detailing a new executive action regarding gun control. Individuals who the Social Security Administration has

Presidential Candidate’s Views on Social Security Part 2

Presidential Candidate’s Views on Social Security Part 2

  Funding Social Security is a highly polarizing issue and each presidential candidate has their own ideas on the program and it’s financial structure. Previously, we had discussed the views of the presidential candidates on Social Security. A few months

The History of Expedited SSDI Claims

The History of Expedited SSDI Claims

  The Social Security Administration has over the years developed programs to help accelerate the time required to process financial help. As previously discussed, the Social Security Administration has programs in place to help some applicants receive their benefits faster.

What if the SSDI beneficiary is not capable of managing their benefits?

What if the SSDI beneficiary is not capable of managing their benefits?

  What is an SSDI Representative Payee and what are his responsibilities? In some instances, the Social Security Administration (SSA) will decide that the beneficiary is not capable of managing their benefits so they will appoint a representative payee. The

Common Internet and Phone Scams targeting the disabled

Common Internet and Phone Scams targeting the disabled

  Disabled people have to be especially vigilant to avoid scams It is an unfortunate reality that disabled people are frequently targeted by criminals. Many scammers will impersonate government entities, major businesses, and recognized brands to gain your trust. Criminals