While the Social Security Administration is pretty good about notifying you with their decision or whether they need additional information, sometimes things fall through the cracks. If you haven’t heard anything from the Social Security Administration for a couple months, it might be a good idea to call your local Social Security office to check the status of your … [Read more...] about Quick Tip: Check the Status of Your Claim
The Social Security Administration has an appeals process in place for applicants who disagree with its ruling. In fact, most people approved for disability benefits had to go through at least one level the process. Even if your request for benefits is denied at the initial appeal level - don’t fret! Your chances of approval go up after filing multiple … [Read more...] about It’s All About Appeals – 4 Levels
This question is a common one among disability applicants. After all, you more than likely don’t have any source of income during the period you are waiting on a decision, so you may be tempted to just "power through it" until you hear back with a decision. The answer: kind of. Most attorneys will tell you that your case has the best chance of approval if you are not … [Read more...] about Can I Work While Awaiting Disability Approval?
About 70 percent of all Social Security Disability Insurance claims are initially rejected for a variety of reasons. Some of the reasons for those rejections are minor and procedural—they can generally be corrected, giving you a much better chance of approval upon appeal. Other mistakes are more significant, and you can save time and frustration by either paying … [Read more...] about Avoid these mistakes if you’re filing a Social Security Disability claim
While most of the Social Security Disability application is fairly straightforward, some parts are a little ambiguous. It can be hard to know what information the Social Security Administration (SSA) is looking for as it evaluates your claim. Assuming you already know the basics, like your name, Social Security number and the name of your spouse, here are nine secrets that … [Read more...] about 9 Useful Secrets For Filling Out The Social Security Disability Application