Archive: Social Security Disability

Social Security Disability: Protecting Your Case

To ensure your Social Security disability application gets a fair assessment, you should beware of the following “red flags”: 1. Continuing to Work after Making Your Application Working with health problems is a personal decision, and no one should be... Continue Reading >>

I can't work. What should I do?

Many people find themselves unprepared when illness or injury strikes and forces them to be out of work for a period of time. This usually becomes a problem when sick leave is exhausted and your company stops paying you. One... Continue Reading >>

Social Security Disability, What You Need to Know

Why is it taking so long for my claim to be decided? Social Security denies most cases at the first two levels of appeal, and it is often is necessary to request a hearing before an Administrative Law Judge.  The Greenville... Continue Reading >>

How Much Do You Know About Your Local Social Security Disability Hearings Office?

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Many individuals seeking Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits end up seeing their case go to the second stage in the Social Security Administration’s appeals process: The hearing stage. Harrison, White, Smith & Coggins, P.C., has provided extensive information about what... Continue Reading >>

100% Disabled Vets to Receive Expedited Disability Decisions

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Veterans who have become totally disabled in the service to their country can never fully repaid for their sacrifice. They certainly deserve a prompt decision on their disability benefits claims. The Social Security Administration recently announced that it will expedite... Continue Reading >>

Social Security Puts Some Disability Claims on Fast Track

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Social Security Disability applications can take a long time to be reviewed. If a case involves appeals, it can take more than a year to receive a decision. However, the Social Security Administration fast tracks some applications under two processes:... Continue Reading >>

Social Security May Ask Your Acquaintances to Verify Your Disability Claim

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If you apply for Social Security Disability benefits, you will be asked to list two contacts who are not doctors, who know about your condition and who can “help you with your claim.” The Social Security Administration might ask these... Continue Reading >>

Five Reasons to Appeal a Denied Social Security Disability Claim

If your Social Security Disability claim is denied, you may feel hopeless and overwhelmed. A denial does not have to be the end of your case. There are many reasons you should appeal if your Social Security Disability claim is... Continue Reading >>

Severe Back Pain Can Qualify for Social Security Disability

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Severe back pain can drastically limit or eliminate your employment options, even to handle sedentary jobs.  Pain itself, however, is often difficult to measure.  The Social Security Administration has specific requirements when it comes to disability benefits for back pain... Continue Reading >>

Disability Benefits Available for Some Heart Disease Patients

Approximately 26.5 million adults — about 11.5% of the U.S. adult population — have been diagnosed with heart disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Symptoms can include shortness of breath, dizziness, weakness and nausea. For some... Continue Reading >>