Category Archives: Disability

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

Medical Records for Disability Hearings

If you applied for Social Security benefits or filed for reconsideration, then the claims examiner is the party responsible for obtaining your medical records. However, the process is different if you request a hearing before an administrative law judge (ALJ). In this case, you would be responsible for obtaining your medical records. If you have an attorney, you can give them legal permission to access the records on your behalf.   Which Medical Records Are Needed for My Disability Hearing? There are certain types of medical records you will need to obtain for a hearing before an administrative law judge. Medical records are essential for showing that you currently suffer from a disability, or that you will continue to suffer from one in the future. Be sure to obtain both old and new medical records related to your disability. You should also go through records associated with your disability claim…
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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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