If you have a mental or physical disability that prevents you from working and are between 62 to 65 years of age, you could qualify for Social Security Disability (SSD). You may also apply for early Social Security retirement benefits. Visit the Social Security website to find out what your full retirement age is. A […]
Organization is Key When Applying for SSDI Benefits
When applying for disability help, you will be working with a great deal of information. You will have your personal documents that need to be submitted, forms that need to be filled out, and deadlines which must be met. If your application for Social Security Disability benefits was denied, our disability benefits lawyers in Phoenix can […]
5 Things the SSA Wants to Know About Your Disability
Once you apply for disability benefits, certain criteria will be evaluated to determine if you qualify as disabled. According to the Social Security Administration, a disability is defined as a physical or mental medical condition that causes you not to be able to work for at least one year, or which will result in your […]
My Illness is not on the SSA List of Impairments Can I Still Get Benefits?
If you have applied for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, you may be familiar with the Social Security Administrations (SSA) list of impairments, also known as the blue book, which is a comprehensive list of conditions that the SSA uses as a guideline of disabilities that may qualify for benefits. But what if your condition […]
Disability Benefits Exam: What to Expect
Sometimes the Social Security Administration (SSA) will request a consultative exam after you have submitted your disability benefits claim. This is a common request if the administration feels that there isn't quite enough medical information to prove the debilitating qualities of your disability. If you have been denied disability benefits, our qualified team of Phoenix […]
5 Things to Know Before Applying for Disability Benefits
According to the Council for Disability Awareness, 64 percent of working Americans believe that they have at most a two percent chance of becoming disabled for more than three months at some point during their career. Unfortunately, that number is not realistic. The odds that a 20-year-old will become disabled before retirement are one in […]
What Are Compassionate Allowances?
For those suffering from a severe disability or medical condition, access to immediate disability benefits is most likely a necessary lifeline. For this reason, the Social Security Administration (SSA) established the Compassionate Allowances (CAL) Initiative as a way to expedite the approval process for severe conditions that will obviously qualify for benefits. If you have […]
Why Would My Disability Benefits Stop?
For those who are suffering from a disability, supplemental income from Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits can be an important lifeline. However, if you have already been approved for benefits, it is important to know what circumstances could cause your benefits to stop. For help appealing a denied Social Security disability benefits claim, our team […]
Am I Eligible for Social Security Disability Benefits?
Applying for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits is a long and confusing process. Before diving into your application, there are a few things you should consider to determine if you are eligible to receive benefits. If you find that you are eligible to apply and your claim is denied, contact one of our leading disability benefits […]
What is the Timeline for Applying for SSDI?
Applying for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits can be a very long and complicated process. Often, the steps are not clear and most applicants have no idea how long the process can take from submission through to when you start receiving monthly checks. We've included an overview of the application timeline to give you an […]