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Social Security Disability Answers

Mar 08, 2011 Comments Off on Social Security Disability Answers by

At the Charles Hall Law Firm, we are always working on Social Security Disability cases. That’s what we do.  We want to provide you with valuable information to answer your questions. You can explore the site, call us, chat live with a firm representative, and fill out a FREE Case Review form to get started. […]

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Types of Autoimmune Disease & Social Security Actions

Apr 13, 2011 No Comments

There are many types of autoimmune disease, and as reported on Social Security’s website, disability applications for those who are the most severely disabled are being fast-tracked. They hope to be able to expedite 150,000 cases this year.  Commissioner Astrue gave some valuable information about this topic during today’s public hearing on Compassionate Allowances. “Over […]

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Why does Social Security consider my age in determining whether I am disabled?

Feb 23, 2011 Comments Off on Why does Social Security consider my age in determining whether I am disabled?

Social Security has to consider age, because that is what the Social Security Act requires. As people get older, they become less adaptable, less able to switch to different jobs to cope with health problems. A severe foot injury which might cause a 30- year- old to switch to a job in which he or […]

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How far back will they pay Social Security disability benefits if I am found disabled?

Feb 10, 2011 No Comments

Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits cannot begin until five full months have passed after you became disabled; however, you do not want to wait until five full months of disability have passed before filing for your claim. Some additional information that you might be interested in is that benefits cannot be paid more than one […]

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Can I keep working and file a claim for Social Security disability benefits?

Feb 02, 2011 Comments Off on Can I keep working and file a claim for Social Security disability benefits?

Yes, but if you do much work, you will be denied automatically because of the work. If you are no longer able to work full time and are only able to work part time, go ahead and file a claim for Social Security disability benefits. Social Security will decide whether you are working too much […]

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Who decides if I am disabled?

Jan 19, 2011 No Comments

After you file a Social Security Disability claim, your case is sent to a disability examiner at the Disability Determination Service office in your state. The disability examiner, usually working with a doctor, makes the initial decision on your case. If your claim is denied and you request reconsideration, your case is sent to another […]

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Should I gather medical or other records before filing my claim?

Jan 12, 2011 Comments Off on Should I gather medical or other records before filing my claim?

No. Go ahead and file the claim. Social Security will tell you if they need anything from you. A lot of people waste a lot of time and energy trying to get records that Social Security isn’t even interested in. Don’t delay – go ahead and file to get your claim started. Contact us today […]

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