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

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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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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