How long do Social Security Disability Appeals Take?

This is quite possibly one of the biggest (if not the biggest) question that is asked by anyone who is involved in the Social Security Disability appeal process. It is is not easy to answer for the simple reason that

Disability Determination Services and Social Security Disability Claims

There is an agency in every state that employs disability claims examiners who decide the disability claims for Social Security and Medicaid cases for all applicants of that state. All states have at least one office for the disability determination

Social Security Disability Infograph

Here is a helpful infographic supplied by SSA.gov that illustrates some facts about Social Security:

The Truth About Applying For Social Security Disability |Part 4 Of 4| Medical-Vocational Grid

In the final part of “The Truth About Applying For Social Security Disability” medical-vocational rules are looked at. This step follows the RFC assessment to decide whether the disability applicant can work doing their previous job. It is a crucial

The Truth About Applying For Social Security Disability |Part 3 Of 4| RFC Assessment

A key aspect of applying for Social Security Disability is the Residual Functional Capacity Assessment (RFC Assessment). This is used to derive proof of medical conditions that would warrant a successful claim for Social Security Disability. The RFC assessment is

The Truth About Applying For Social Security Disability |Part 2 Of 4| Medical Proof

Welcome to part 2 of The Truth About Applying For Social Security Disability. For a Social Security disability applicant to be considered disabled, individuals must have one of the following types of impairments: Medical Psychological Psychiatric Furthermore, the impairment must

The Truth About Applying For Social Security Disability |Part 1 Of 4| Work History

For those who are looking to apply for social security disability the unfortunate truth is that it can be a complicated process that is affected by many different laws and regulations. If not handled properly, expect to see “DENIED” printed

Why You Should Hire A Social Security Disability Attorney

It is a fact that 65% of disability claims are originally denied. That’s more than half of the entire pool of people applying for SSDI benefits which speaks loudly in regards to how difficult the process can be from start

The 10 Most Common Questions Regarding Social Security

For anyone planning on retiring soon the following questions, in some degree or another, have probably come to mind. The problem is that many of the answers to these questions will result in a “it depends” answer (ie. How much

The Importance Of Keeping Track Of Earnings Statements

Every year, The SSA (Social Security Administration) issues an earnings statement to workers. This earnings statement is a summary of what their taxable wages for the year and what their benefits might look like in retirement. “Might” is the operative