Blog | Tulsa Social Security Disability Lawyers on SSDI & SSI

Can I Be Denied Social Security if My Doctor Says I Am Disabled?

Social Security benefits are extremely important if you are disabled and unable to work. Without these benefits, your quality of life can be drastically reduced. Unfortunately, seeking and obtaining benefits is a difficult process full of regulations and how these regulations will be interpreted by the individuals responsible for reviewing your claim. Some applicants may be denied these crucial benefits even if their doctors have said they are disabled and unable to work. Below, we explain why this may sometimes happen.   Reason 1: There Was Not Enough Evidence The Social Security Administration (SSA) will require documented medical evidence of your disability and how it keeps you from working. For this reason, it is very important to have this conversation with your doctor. Give them as much information as possible about your disability and how it affects your inability to work. In fact, medical records documenting your disability will be…
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Psychological Evaluations for Disability Benefits in Oklahoma

We Explain the Psychological Evaluation in Oklahoma for Disability Benefits Psychological disorders can easily keep a person from being able to earn a living. For instance, a person with an intellectual disability may have cognitive issues that prevent them from obtaining or holding gainful employment. Fortunately, it is possible to obtain benefits for psychological conditions. Read below to learn more about the psychological evaluation in Oklahoma for disability benefits. The Social Security Administration (SSA) must obtain evidence of your disability by contacting your physicians and obtaining medical records. If you do not have medical records that establish evidence of your disability, the SSA may require you to undergo a psychological evaluation. This evaluation, also called a consultative examination, will help the SSA determine the nature of your disability and how it affects your day-to-day life. You will not have to pay for the consultative examination. The SSA may ask your…
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Why Should I Talk to a Social Security Disability Lawyer?

If you were recently diagnosed with a medical problem that could temporarily or permanently stop you from working, you are probably wondering if you should apply for Social Security Disability benefits. Whether you haven’t started the process at all, or you are in the middle of your application, speaking with a Social Security attorney is always a good idea. Why Would Speaking with a Disability Attorney Benefit Me? Your application is more likely to be approved. The majority of disability claims are denied, often due to insufficient proof of medical records and evidence. There are also tight and specific deadlines that need to be met while applying. Your attorney will serve as your advocate through the application process. In addition, your attorney will keep you informed of what evidence you need and when paperwork needs to be submitted. Your information is confidential. Working with a legal professional throughout your application…
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