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Typically, the Social Security Administration (SSA) makes a decision on an applicant’s eligibility for disability compensation within three to five months. The timing depends on how long it takes the SSA to receive relevant medical records and other evidence to reach a decision. Unfortunately, disability benefits are sometimes delayed or denied despite an applicant’s qualifications. […]

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Any individual who has been denied Social Security disability benefits has the right to appeal that decision. On the Record (OTR) reviews are available and recommended to individuals moving forward with the appeal process. An OTR decision is made by an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) prior to an appeal hearing. To secure a favorable OTR […]

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Many US military veterans return home from active duty service with a debilitating injury or illness. Fortunately, these conditions are recognized by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and often qualify a former servicemember for monthly disability compensation. Regardless of whether you do or don’t qualify for VA benefits based on a service-connected condition, you […]

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There are many different disabilities that could qualify a veteran for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. These disabilities could be mental or physical, and many qualify for a fast-track decision due to their severity. While the deciding factor in SSDI claims is whether or not you are unable to work due to a disability, […]

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If you are suffering from a severe medical impairment, Social Security disability benefits can help you get the care and resources you need. However, the process of obtaining benefits can be overwhelming, from when you apply to the day you receive a decision from the Social Security Administrative (SSA). During this time, a lack of […]

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The networks to file Social Security Disability claims are run through the Social Security Administration field offices and Disability Determination Service state agencies. This can be an overwhelming process if you are injured and trying to navigate the system alone, and it can take months to receive an application approval or denial. Here, we explain […]

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