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You have very little time to file an appeal after the Social Security Administration (SSA) denies your application for disability benefits. Since the vast majority of applicants do not get an award of benefits on their initial application, most people have to go through the appeals process to get the benefits they deserve. It can help to work with a Texas disability lawyer on your appeal. An attorney can help you navigate the appeal and answer your questions about things like how long you have to file an appeal after a denial or Social Security benefits. The 60-Day Deadline You…
If you want to maximize your chances of getting Social Security disability benefits, it can help to know what the Social Security Administration (SSA) looks for when it evaluates Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) applications. You do not want to fill out the form without knowing the required factors the SSA must see to make an award of disability benefits. A Texas disability attorney can guide you through the application process and advocate for you if the SSA denies your request for disability benefits. A lawyer can also explain what is important for winning your…
You might be eligible for Social Security disability benefits for chronic headaches or migraines if you can show through objective medical evidence that the headaches cause you to be unable to work to support yourself for at least 12 consecutive months. Qualifying for disability benefits for headaches is challenging. You might not want to try to get Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits on your own in this situation. A Texas disability attorney can advocate for you and help you answer the question of whether you qualify for Social Security disability benefits if you have…
Many people give up on their application for disability benefits if it gets denied because they do not think that an appeal will be successful. In reality, many of the people who eventually get disability benefits had to go through at least one appeal before the Social Security Administration (SSA) finally awarded their benefits and retroactive benefits. If your long-term disability claim has been denied, you should exhaust as many levels of appeal as it takes because your appeal can matter, and you can also get an award of the past-due benefits you missed out on because of the denial.…
The Social Security Administration (SSA) says that it typically takes them three to five months to evaluate your application for disability benefits, but if they have a difficult time getting your medical records or other evidence they need, the process could take much longer. A Texas disability attorney can review your application to make sure that it meets the SSA requirements and guide you through the process of going after disability benefits. The Initial Decision From the Social Security Administration The Social Security Administration does not actually evaluate your disability claim. The SSA sends your application to the Texas agency…
The vast majority of applications for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) get denied when initially submitted. Most people have to go through at least one level of appeal to get the benefits they deserve. It can help if you know when to talk to a Social Security disability lawyer. A Texas disability attorney can advocate for you and navigate through the appeals process on your behalf. When Your Disability Benefits Application Gets Denied or Reduced Since the Social Security Administration (SSA) denies most initial applications, you might want to plan on having to submit at…
The Social Security Administration (SSA) administers the two disability programs that provide monthly benefits to disabled individuals. Many factors are used to determine how much a person can receive in Social Security disability benefits. Each program has the maximum benefits that it pays to disabled Americans. Working with a Texas disability attorney can make the process of applying for disability benefits less stressful. Our lawyer understands the requirements for receiving disability benefits and how to maximize your chance of receiving the highest amount available for monthly Social Security disability benefits. Maximum Social Security Benefits for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) SSI…
You might be able to collect disability benefits and work for Uber if you do not make more money than the earnings limit. The eligibility rules for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits are complicated, including the regulations about income limits. The vast majority of people who apply for SSDI or SSI benefits get denied, but many of them get an award of benefits after one or more appeals. A Texas disability attorney can determine whether, in your circumstances, you can work for Uber while receiving disability benefits. How Working for Uber Could Disqualify You…
If you are struggling to maintain employment to support yourself and your family because of a severe medical condition, you might need to seek financial assistance through a government program. There are several situations when you might want to talk to a disability attorney in Texas. A Texas disability attorney could help you prepare the initial application or appeal a denial of benefits. Evaluating Whether You Are Eligible for Disability Benefits The Social Security Administration (SSA) runs two programs that can provide monthly cash benefits to people who cannot work because of a significant impairment. The Social Security Disability Insurance…
If your request for disability benefits through your employer got denied, you need to know the rules that you have to follow when you challenge that adverse decision. If a court can find a procedural reason to dismiss your lawsuit without having to look into the substance of your claim, they will likely do so. Another way of saying this concept is that, no matter how devastating your disability, your case can get thrown out of court if you missed a deadline or did not follow the proper procedure before taking your case to court. If you work with a…