Social Security Disability Basics

February 1, 2019

To be considered disabled under Social Security you need to have a medical condition that will last for 12 months or longer and prevent you from working in any capacity. Social Security Disability is considered long term disability and does not provide benefits for short term disability. Additionally, Social Security does not award partial disability [...]

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Disability Benefits Denied The First Time?

December 13, 2018

You might hear people say “Social Security automatically denies your disability claim the first time you apply.” This is simply not true. When you submit your Disability claim in the Social Security office, your Social Security representative will spend about thirty days putting your application together. After the file is complete, your case is transferred [...]

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Disability Attorneys and Representatives

September 4, 2018

If you are applying for Social Security disability you can choose to have someone represent you. This person could be a disability representative or an attorney. Keep in mind that most disability representatives are not attorneys; they did not attend law school and you should carefully scrutinize their qualifications to represent you. Social Security places [...]

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