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.
2019 will bring about some highly anticipated increases in benefits to both Supplemental Security Income and Social Security Disability recipients.
While Social Security Disability claimants are entitled to represent themselves in a disability adjudication hearing, it may not always be the best option for several reasons.
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.
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.
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.
There are two primary components of qualify for Social Security disability benefits (SSD). Applicants for disability benefits must meet the work history requirement and also suffer from a medical condition that is so severe that it prevents them from working, rendering them disabled, and is expected to last 12 months or longer or result in death.
It is not uncommon for a claim for Social Security disability benefits to be denied which is why it is essential for disabled individuals to be familiar with their appeals rights and options. Initial applications for
The Social Security Administration recently added five new medical conditions to the list of compassionate allowances. The five conditions that have been added to the Compassionate allowances list include
It is helpful to have a practical understanding of Social Security disability benefits and how to qualify for them. The process of applying for Social Security disability benefits can seem daunting which is why understanding the process can help dispel some of those concerns or anxieties to help ensure disabled individuals in need seek and apply for the benefits they need.