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Get your appeal heard for Social Security Disability

As someone who has applied for disability benefits and been denied, you're in a difficult position and long waiting game. With the current government shutdown, you are fortunate that your paperwork is already processed since you can appeal and have your appeal heard. If you hadn't yet applied, you'd have to wait for the government to reopen.

What info should I discuss with a Social Security attorney?

Applying for Social Security Disability (SSD) is a stressful task. You never know if the application will be denied or approved when you send it in. Some applications are denied and the applicant believed they had a strong case for receiving benefits. The best piece of information is to work with an experienced Social Security Disability attorney.

What requirements must be met for Social Security Disability?

Qualifying for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA) can be difficult for some and very easy for others. It all depends on the individual situation. The application process is straightforward and if you don't follow it step-by-step, you risk having it denied the first time. So, what requirements must be met in order to obtain Social Security Disability benefits in Florida?

What can I use my Social Security Disability benefits for?

If you are injured at work or become sickened with an illness that prevents you from going back to work for a period of 12 months or more, you might be eligible for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. These benefits will help you manage your finances and health as you recover from the illness or go through rehabilitation for your injury in Kissimmee, Florida. So, what can you use these benefits for?

What if Social Security says they are cutting my benefits?


As previous posts here have mentioned, it can be a difficult process for residents of Central Florida to get disability benefits from the Social Security Administration, even if they have a bona fide illness or injury. The obstacles with getting these benefits are one reason why many Florida residents seek out the assistance of a Social Security attorney when filing their disability claim or appealing a denial of their claim.

Why it is helpful to have an attorney help you apply for SSD

A previous post on this blog talked about how the recent federal budget proposal, which passed through Congress, offers some promise that the Social Security Administration will get additional funding that it can use to reduce the growing backlog of administrative appeals awaiting a hearing.

Women and SSDI benefits


Celebrating Women's History Month this month means looking at how far women have come over the past decades. However, it also means looking at what constraints and difficulties they still face. Are women afforded the same rights and benefits? And do they have access to the same programs as their counterparts?