Applying for social security disability seems like it should be easy to do – you fill out the forms, send in the proper documentation and wait for a decision. If your application is denied, then you can ask for reconsideration. In many cases you will be qualified without too much difficulty or loss of income.Read More
Category Archives: Social Security Disability
Do I Need an Attorney When Filing for Disability?
This video is to help you decide whether getting an attorney for your Social Security Disability claim is right for you and, if it is, discusses when you should get an attorney and what to look for when deciding who to retain to assist you on your case.Read More
Can I Collect Social Security Benefits From My Ex-Spouse?
Can I Receive Social Security Benefits From My Ex-Spouse After Divorce? In some circumstances, the answer is YES! Per the Social Security Administration – If you are divorced, but your marriage lasted 10 years or longer, YOU CAN receive benefits on your ex-spouse’s record (even if they have remarried) if: You are unmarried You areRead More
My claim was denied. Do I need to file another application?
Sometimes, your Social Security disability claim is denied following your application. Your disability claim’s denial is likely due to a decision by the Social Security Administration in regards to your overall disability status; often they will make this decision based on a number of factors and will include a full description as to why yourRead More
Why You should be Cautious On Social Media if you’re on Disability
Sources say that the federal government has been attempting to use social media in order to find people who have been fraudulently receiving disability payments. As such, it might be wise to ensure that your Social media profiles on websites such on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram are consistent with your disability status. The United StatesRead More
Basic requirements to be deemed “disabled” for SSDI
There are many reasons why some Tennesseans are not working. Sometimes it is a voluntary choice not to work. Other times it is not. A person may be involuntarily out of work for a variety of reasons, but one of the main reasons is because the person is injured or has an illness that rendersRead More
What is acceptable medical evidence for determining SSDI?
Everyone in Tennessee lives different lives unique to their specific situation. There are many aspects that affect one’s life and how they live it. This could be the type of job they have and what they can afford based on their income. A person’s upbringing also has an effect on how they make decisions andRead More
What is considered statutory blindness for SSDI?
There are many things that people in Tennessee take for granted when they are healthy. People who are able to walk, use their arms and hands, and see and hear normally generally do not think about how difficult life would be if they lost one of these abilities. However, there are many individuals who areRead More
People who are eligible for SSDI may also be entitled to Medicare
Just about every Tennessean has suffered at injury at one time or another. In most instances, these injuries are relatively minor, and people are able to get back to their normal lives fairly quickly. However, there are many other individuals who are unable to recover quickly from the injuries they suffer. Sometimes these individuals mayRead More
Common reasons for denial of a social security disability claim
People in Tennessee injure themselves every day. Such injuries may be minor, such as a bruise or a small cut that requires minimum medical attention, or it can be much more serious and require professional medical attention. This is also true for illnesses and diseases. Some people can get over certain illnesses relatively quickly, butRead More