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Right to representation for claiming SSD benefits - Part II

The previous blog post discussed the selection and appointment of a representative for dealing with the Social Security Administration. The SSA describes this as the claimant's right to representation for claiming SSD benefits. The post also discussed how the representation fee is determined as well as the two different methods that claimants and representatives may choose. This post will help readers in Mobile, Alabama to understand how they can make the representative payment approved by the SSA.

Right to representation for claiming SSD benefits - Part I

Many people in Mobile and nearby areas in Alabama may agree that, despite the guidelines provided by the Social Security Administration, filing a claim for Social Security disability benefits is often challenging, especially for those who are severely disabled. The SSA acknowledges this difficulty and, therefore, it grants SSD benefits claimants the right to representation when it comes to dealings with the SSA.

Can a noncitizen obtain a Social Security number?

Alabama, and the rest of the United States, is home to immigrants from all over the world who come here to make a decent living. As time passes, many of these people may face financial challenges owing to a number of reasons. In due course, they may require financial support in the form of Social Security Retirement income, Social Security Disability income or Supplemental Security income.

How other disability benefits can affect SSD benefits

There are many people here in the Mobile area who receive Social Security Disability benefits for a disabling injury or illness. Many of these people also receive financial benefits from other sources such as the state's workers' compensation program and other state-funded benefits or from private sources such as personal insurance or private pension schemes.

Common terms heard in Social Security Disability hearings

Social Security Disability adjudication hearings contain a great deal of legal jargon that most claimants do not understand. This is why it is never recommended for a claimant to appear before an administrative law judge without legal representation.

Disability options for disabled individuals: part II

This blog recently discussed how disabled individuals can go about obtaining disability benefits. This blog will look a little more closely at the component parts of receiving benefits, such as the work history requirement, as they are important for disabled individuals to understand.

Disability options for disabled individuals

Though not many people may think about it, the Social Security Administration reports that one in four 20-year olds will become disabled prior to the age of 67. Because of this reality, it is important for disabled individuals to be familiar with Social Security programs that pay disability benefits before the disabled individual has reached retirement age.

What to expect from a Social Security disability benefits review

Social Security disability are oftentimes essential benefits to help disabled individuals with their everyday needs. When those benefits are being reviewed, it can create many understandable concerns for the disabled individual which is why they should be prepared for what to expect from the review process.

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