Substantial Gainful Activity for Social Security Disability

When it comes to Social Security disability benefits, there are several standards that an applicant must be able to meet in order to be considered disabled — for example, their symptoms must match those listed on the Social Security Administration’s website for that particular disability, and they must have earned a certain amount of work [...]

By | 2017-11-30T10:32:19+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Preparing for a Social Security Disability Hearing

For many people, getting denied for Social Security Disability (SSDI) is only the beginning. Because a majority of applicants (over 60%) are turned down for benefits the first time, there are a lot of people going through the appeals process. For many, this process ends with a disability hearing before a judge. This can be [...]

By | 2017-11-22T06:52:23+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Deadlines and Wait Times for Disability Hearings

For anyone who’s even the least bit acquainted with the Social Security disability benefits system, you know that the process often moves glacially slowly — and it’s no wonder, as the Social Security Administration receives over 2 million disability claims per year, and has to process them all before moving forward (not to mention appeals [...]

By | 2017-11-17T11:05:18+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Social Security|0 Comments

How Does the Medical Disability Qualification Process Work?

If you have a disability that prevents you from working, you may be relying on Social Security disability benefits to help you cover your costs of living and other expenses. This program provides monthly payments to people who have a disability that meets the criteria of the Social Security Administration, and who have worked into [...]

By | 2017-11-15T11:28:05+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Disability Benefits for Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is not just loud snoring or a little nasal congestion. Chronic sleep apnea leads to severe health problems, and if your apnea is so severe that it interferes with your ability to work, you may qualify for Social Security disability. When someone has sleep apnea, there are periods of time where you’re unable [...]

By | 2017-11-06T11:27:33+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Social Security Disability|0 Comments

Five Strategies Lawyers Use at Disability Hearings

When a client has been denied disability, there is a lengthy appeals process before the matter is firmly settled. If the matter is not resolved earlier, at some point the case will go before a disability hearing. At this point, the medical documentation is necessary, but it’s not the only thing that’s going to decide [...]

By | 2017-11-01T09:50:53+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Social Security|0 Comments