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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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Am I Eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI)?

Am I Eligible For SSI? I would say that the first (most important) question I receive from prospective clients during consultations is “Am I Eligible For SSI?” Unfortunately, without having the initial consultation, I am only able to give the … 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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Average for winning Disability and SSI in 2017 is 70% at Law Office of Elizabeth A. Smith

The Office of Disability Adjudication and Review in Seven Fields, PA, conducts disability and SSI hearings. The average wait time for a hearing is 20 months. The Seven Fields average for winning a disability or SSI hearing is 44% as … 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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NOSSCR Philadelphia Conference May 2-5, 2012

The 66th national conference on Social Security law is being held this week in Philadelphia. On Friday May 4, 2012 I plan to attend a session about Step Four issues – a Claimant is not disabled if he can do … Continue reading

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