Social Security denies around 70% of initial applications for disability benefits. Often those whose applications are denied are left wondering why. One of the most common practical reasons why a disability claim is denied is because of the lack of sufficient or compelling medical records. Going to Doctor is Key.
Some Social Security disability claims can depend heavily on IQ tests. This is especially true for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) claims for children with learning disabilities or other cognitive issues. What’s an IQ test? An IQ test is any number of tests that attempt to measure how far above
When you turn 50 it becomes easier to qualify for disability under either of Social Security’s disability programs: Social Security Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income. At age 50 and above, you may qualify even if a vocational expert says you can do sedentary work. How to qualify for
Disability Alabama recently represented a claimant with back pain, hand injuries, and intellectual disabilities in their claim for Social Security Disability Insurance. The case went to a hearing and we were able to show the claimant was disabled and had been for several years. As a result, the claim was
Grieving is a natural part of the process of saying goodbye to a loved one. For most, with the assistance of time, assistance from friends and family, and often counseling - the pain and accompanying symptoms of grief will ease. However, for those with Prolonged Grief Disorder those feelings are
Can you work while on disability? What do you do if you’re struggling to work? If you’re in pain, or uncomfortable, or your medical issues make working difficult - can you apply for disability and then quit if you win your claim? You can, but for most, it’
What will you be asked in your application for Social Security disability? There are several ways to apply for Social Security disability benefits. By phone, in-person (though in-person applications have been restricted during the COVID pandemic), by mail, or most commonly - by applying online. Whether you are applying for