When should I file my Social Security Disability application?

By / March 3, 2016 / Applying for Social Security Disability & SSI Benefits / 43 Comments

File Your Social Security Application Early Disability Advisor recommends that you file your Social Security Disability application as soon as it appears that you may be disabled for twelve months or that you are not expected to survive for twelve months. Except for compassionate allowances for terminally ill individuals and a few other expedited claims, most disability claims take from three to five months to get a medical decision and longer for benefits to start. Unless you have a clear-cut disability, you might even have to appeal, which would extend the time before an approval even more. So, the sooner...Read more

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