Category Archives: Disability

A person with a disability may qualify for SSDI benefits in Tulsa with the help of a disability attorney.

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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How Can I Appeal a Social Security Disability Denial?

Millions of Americans apply for Social Security Disability benefits every year, and they expect their applications to be approved and their benefits to begin in a few months. Applicants pay into the Social Security program, and so it’s natural for them to expect their disability payments to come on time. However, sometimes the Social Security system is unpredictable. According to the Disability Benefits Center, 70 percent of applicants are disappointed when their applications for disability benefits are denied by the Social Security Administration (SSA). If an application has been denied by the SSA, there is an option to appeal the denial letter. How Can I Appeal My Benefits Denial? A denial notice from the SSA will have instructions on what to do next, but these instructions can be confusing if someone is unsure which steps to take. In general, there are four general steps to take to carry out an…
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Why Don’t More Children Receive Social Security Disability Benefits?

Most people consider the Social Security program as something that supports the elderly. Statistics prove this to be correct. According to the Social Security Administration, from the 62 million people that receive Social Security benefits right now, more than 43 million are retired workers. Children are also entitled to receive Social Security disability benefits under specific circumstances. The main reason that many people are unaware of children’s Social Security benefits is because very few children are eligible to receive them. In general, there are three ways that children can receive these benefits: If their parents are receiving retirement benefits from the program If one or both of their parents become disabled If a parent passes away (survivor benefits) In July 2018, about 1.87 million children of deceased employees received survivor benefits. About 1.51 million children of disabled workers received family disability benefits from the Social Security Administration this past July…
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