Tag Archives: Social Security Disability

What Happens If I Get Approved for Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income?

What Happens If I Get Approved? The letter with you, your spouse, or your child’s name has come on it and you open it up to find out that you have been approved for Social Security Benefits. Congratulations! The hardest … Continue reading

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What Happens Next?

What Happens Next? You have now handed in your application for SSDI/SSI benefits. All of the I’s are dotted and T’s are crossed. It is now essentially just a waiting game. If you applied for SSD, the Social Security system … Continue reading

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Can You Pass this Social Security Quiz?

My colleague Social Security Attorney Ben Decker from New Mexico had a recent blog post that ties in nicely with a recent presentation at the Butler County Bar Association about Social Security benefits. Brad asked: “Do you plan to retire … Continue reading

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What is SSI and What is SSDI?

The primary issue I see when practicing in this area of law is that prospective clients are unaware of the benefits to which they are entitled from the government. Individuals will walk into my office and simply just say, “I … Continue reading

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2015 Data regarding Disability Appeals

Here are the numbers for 2015 – if you filed a claim for Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income: *33% of initial claims approved/67% of initial claims denied *12% of reconsideration claims approved/88% of reconsideration claims denied *45% approval … Continue reading

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The Law Office of Elizabeth A. Smith can help determine if you are eligible for benefits

At the Law Office of Elizabeth A. Smith, we can assist disabled individuals with obtaining all the social security disability benefits to which they are entitled. To help you with determining if you are disabled under the Social Security Act, … Continue reading

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Social Security Disability Update – Article of Interest

  Social Security benefits are critical in keeping people with disabilities in stable housing through income support and health services.  The application process is cumbersome, and many eligible homeless people need assistance in order to obtain the benefits they deserve.  … Continue reading

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