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Social Security Disability Benefits

The process of receiving disability benefits starts with the application. The information you provide enables the Social Security Administration to assess whether or not you meet their disability requirements.

Tips for Filing Your Social Security Disability Application

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Learn when and how to file a Social Security Disability(SSDI) application. Find out how to maximize your chances for approval and how to get the help you may need to file your claim.... Read more

The Process of Applying for Social Security Disability

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We'll show your how to apply for Social Security Disability benefits so you'll have the best chance of winning approval the very first time you file your claim.... Read more

When should I file my Social Security Disability application?

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Find out the best time to file a Social Security Disability application and how to protect your filing date to avoid losing back pay benefits.... Read more

How do I file an application for Social Security Disability benefits?

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Learn how to file an application for Social Security disability in person, online, or by phone for a worker, a widow, or a disabled adult child.... Read more

If I am getting workers comp, do I have to wait until it ends before applying for disability benefits from Social Security?

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Learn the benefits of applying for disability from Social Security early in the life of your workers compensation claim.... Read more

Can I apply for Social Security Disability while I am still getting sick leave or long term disability from my employer?

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Learn about the timing and benefits of filing a Social Security claim while still receiving sick pay or long-term disability from your employer’s plans. ... Read more

What can I do to improve my chances for a Social Security Disability approval?

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See how to improve your chances for a Social Security Disability approval. Learn the information to gather and the actions to take while your claim pends.... Read more

Would it help my disability claim to get a statement from my employer about my problems at work?

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See how your last employer’s observations of your physical or mental health can help your Social Security Disability claim.... Read more

Compassionate Allowances—the “Fast Track” for Those with Certain Disabilities

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Learn how certain disabilities qualify under the SSA's Compassionate Allowances program to fast track approval of your Social Security Disability claim.... Read more

My doctor doesn’t support my getting Social Security for disability. What should I do?

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Get tips on what to do if your doctor doesn’t think you should get Social Security or SSI for disability. Find out about changes in the law regarding the value of attending physician statements and learn how a lawyer can help prove you’re disabled without your doctor saying so.... Read more

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