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I applied for SSDI but was approved for SSI? (Reasons you should appeal!)

I applied for SSDI but was approved for SSI? (Reasons you should appeal!)

So, you have applied for help and got approved for SSI but not SSDI! Should you accept the award already offered to you or appeal…

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Four Examples of Sedentary Work And Why They May Not Apply to You

Four Examples of Sedentary Work And Why They May Not Apply to You

In order to win your appeal for Social Security disability, you must prove that your limitations from injury or illness prevent you from not only…More…

How to Appeal A Denial for Social Security Disability in Washington State

How to Appeal A Denial for Social Security Disability in Washington State

Applying for Social Security in Washington State can be an overwhelming process.  If you are one of the greater than 70% of those who are…More…

5 Warning Signs You Might Have a Lousy Disability Lawyer

5 Warning Signs You Might Have a Lousy Disability Lawyer

When you file for Social Security Disability (SSDI), it is a good idea to begin talking to a disability lawyer. Engaging the expertise of a…More…

Characteristics of Successful Social Security Lawyers

Characteristics of Successful Social Security Lawyers

When filing for Social Security disability, you should strongly consider hiring a Social Security lawyer. There are different types of disability lawyers that specialize in…More…

How Does Social Security Define Incapacitated?

How Does Social Security Define Incapacitated?

To receive Social Security benefits, you must have worked jobs that are covered by Social Security as well as have a medical condition that meets…More…

How to Help Your Disability Lawyer Win Your Social Security Claim & Appeal

How to Help Your Disability Lawyer Win Your Social Security Claim & Appeal

When filing for disability through the Social Security Administration, here is a list of eight things you can do to help your disability lawyer win…More…

Can You File a Social Security Disability Claim for Pseudoclaudication?

Can You File a Social Security Disability Claim for Pseudoclaudication?

Do you suffer from excruciating back pain?  Is it making it difficult for you to work? You may be wondering if you can file for…More…

Disability Hearing: Tips From a Disability Lawyer

Disability Hearing: Tips From a Disability Lawyer

Are you ready for your disability hearing? You are going to be side by side with your attorney, in front of an administrative law judge….More…

Lies and Truths About Waste and the Growth of Social Security Disability

Lies and Truths About Waste and the Growth of Social Security Disability

In Myth #4 we focused on the rhetoric that Social Security disability claims were soaring, and sought to evaluate the sensational assertions using facts that…More…

The Real Cost of Hiring A Social Security Disability Lawyer

What’s the real cost of hiring a Social Security disability lawyer? Sometimes the idea of hiring a lawyer creates a barrier to action. We all…More…

3 Big Mistakes You Can Make After an SSI Claim Denial

3 Big Mistakes You Can Make After an SSI Claim Denial

Well, you got it, your denial for your SSI claim! Argh!! What should you do next? Here is a list of the three biggest mistakes…More…

4 Items in Your Disability Journal That Will Help You Win Your SSDI Appeal

4 Items in Your Disability Journal That Will Help You Win Your SSDI Appeal

Social Security Disability appeals can be arduous.  They often take an incredibly long time to process.  The questions asked by medical experts and judges can…More…

5 Tips For a New SSI & SSDI Social Security Claim

5 Tips For a New SSI & SSDI Social Security Claim

If you’re filing an SSI or SSDI claim, you want to do your best to avoid ending up in an appeal process that could delay…More…

7 Ways to Enjoy the Summer While You Wait for Your Disability Appeal to Process

7 Ways to Enjoy the Summer While You Wait for Your Disability Appeal to Process

A disability appeal might take upwards of two years from the time you filed your appeal to the time you sit with your disability attorney…More…

5 Questions to Ask your Social Security Disability Attorney

5 Questions to Ask your Social Security Disability Attorney

The process of obtaining Social Security can be time-consuming, stressful, and confusing.   Whether you’re filing your initial disability claim or working with a Social Security…More…