Category Archives: Attorney Social Security

07 Mar

How to Prove Mental Illness in a Social…

How to Prove Mental Illness in a Social Security Application By:  Disability Group (www.socialsecuritylaw.com) There is no question that people who suffer from mental illnesses have difficulty finding and maintaining employment.  Many mental illnesses such as clinic depression or bi-polar disorder can have a major effect on one’s ability to interact with others, follow directions

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04 Mar

Social Security Disability: The Differen…

Social Security Disability: The Difference Between SSI and SSDI?  Which One Do I Need? By:  Disability Group (www.socialsecuritylaw.com) The Federal Government provides two different benefits for Americans who become disabled and are no longer able to work.  Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is for workers who have paid into the Social Security system through payroll

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10 Feb

How Much Do I Have To Pay My Social Security Disability Lawyer?

When do I have to pay my Social Security Disability lawyer? Your lawyer should not charge you any upfront fees. Your lawyer’s fees have to be approved by the Social Security Administration. Your lawyer gets paid only when you are found disabled by the Social Security Administration and found entitled to retroactive benefits. Your lawyer

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07 Feb

How To Keep Your Social Security Disability Benefits

Did you know that once you have been awarded disability benefits, your claim may come up for review in the future?  Usually these reviews won’t come up for a couple of years, but sometimes your award may result a review in as early as eighteen months or a year.  This can happen especially in cases

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19 Jan

You got your benefits – now how do you pass a review?

Once you are receiving Social Security Disability benefits, the Social Security Administration will periodically review your case to make sure that you are still disabled. This review is called a Continuing Disability Review (CDR) and the law requires it. What can you expect from a CDR? When the SSA determines that you are disabled, your

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18 Jan

Why You Should Avoid Changing Lawyers in the Middle of Your Case

An experienced lawyer can be very helpful to you and your Social Security Disability case. Your lawyer can evaluate your case and suggest a strategy to win your case. After handling hundreds of cases, most attorneys have a fairly good perspective as to what cases are winnable and what cases are not, and what it

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