Synopsis About 8.8 million Americans depend on Social Security Disability support, but the wait to be approved can be too long for some Michiganders, and applicants sometimes won’t receive their decision until it is too late. The Social Security Administration has seen a considerable increase in the amount of initial and reconsideration disability claims since 2016. Those denied Social [...]
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Filing an Initial Application for Social Security Disability Benefits If you are disabled and unable to work, you may think about filing an application for Social Security disability benefits in Michigan. As discussed here, there are different benefit programs you may apply for provided you have eligibility. Below is a list of basic information the [...]
Social Security Disability Attorneys Are you or your family member thinking about applying for social security disability benefits? If so, we are here to help. The application process can be strenuous and confusing and you need to contact an experienced attorney to guide you through the process. Here are some things you need to think [...]
How To Prepare For A Social Security Administrative Law Judge Hearing If your initial application for social security disability (SSD) is denied, you can request a hearing before an administrative law judge (ALJ) within 60 days. At the ALJ hearing, you will have the opportunity to provide personal testimony and your medical evidence of disability. [...]
Michigan Ranks In Top 10 For Long Waits in Social Security Disability Backlog Data compiled by the Social Security Administration (SSA) say more than 1.1 million Americans who have applied for Social Security Disability (SSDI) are waiting out an approval they may never see. According to SSA quarterly data, average wait times are nearly 600 days [...]
Detroit Social Security Lawyers Applying for Social Security Disability benefits is not an easy task. The application is long and you are required to provide documentation, most notably medical documentation showing your disabilities and in some cases wage information and asset information. However, there are now multiple ways to apply. One way is to go to your [...]
Helping Clients Get Benefits Whether you have been denied disability benefits in the past or you are seeking benefits for a recent injury or disease, it is important to know your rights and work with an experienced, caring Toledo Social Security Disability law firm who can effectively navigate the Social Security system on your behalf. For [...]
This article describes what the Social Security Administration looks for when deciding to award Social Security Disability benefits. Getting approved for Social Security Disability benefits is not easy. Not only must an applicant be eligible for benefits, but the applicant must have disabilities that are severe enough that essentially make him or her unable to [...]
Michigan Disability Lawyers There is not a set time frame for how long it takes to be approved for Social Security Disability benefits. The length of time depends on whether the applicant is approved at the initial claim stage or later on during the appeal process after a hearing. Each level of the process takes [...]
Obtaining Social Security benefits is not an easy task. There are certain hurdles an applicant must clear. The Detroit Social Security Disability attorneys at The Law Offices of Lee Steinberg, P.C. explain that getting your claim approved is a complicated process. In fact, most applicants are denied after filing an initial claim. But what are the [...]