Check My Disability Claim Status

Check My Disability Claim Status

Once a disability benefits claim has been filed with the Social Security Administration, the waiting begins. And as with most periods of waiting for anyone, this process specifically can make you feel as if your life is on hold until... Learn More

Why Does an Appeal Take So Long?

While there is no set or guaranteed timeframe for how long a Social Security disability benefits claim appeal may take, it can oftentimes be a lengthy process. For reference, the initial approval process for a claim can easily take three... Learn More

Why are Most Disability Claims Denied Initially and What to do

    Being denied a Social Security benefits claim may happen more often than you know – especially after a first claim. The Social Security Administration has set forth a strictly regulated program, and initial claims are often denied due... Learn More

Don’t give up after a Disability Claim Denial

Why It’s Important Not to Give Up After a Disability Claim Denial No one likes rejection, and being denied a Social Security disability claim is no different. If you have been denied a claim, it is important to first understand... Learn More

Basic Questions for Disability Eligibility

Many calls we receive are those who are up for review wanting more information or needing assistance.The following is helpful for those just starting on their claim and also those who at the stage of appealing during their review. As... Learn More

Social Security: 5 Things to Know Before Applying

  Have you been considering applying for disability (again) or know someone who is eligible?  Please share these tips with them.  No matter where you are in your case, or even if you have been approved, knowing the following is important.... Learn More

Disability Benefits: SSI vs. SSDI

When you apply for your social security disability benefits, one important thing you should know is that there are two types you may be eligible for-- Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplement Security Income.  An important part of the process is knowing what... Learn More

National Disability Forum

Wednesday, March 30, 2016, Social Security is hosting a National Disability Forum in Washington, DC, but you can be heard!  The forum will be from 1:00-3:00pm (EST) and there is still time to vote for questions you would like to... Learn More

FRAUD ADVISORY: Text Phishing Scheme Targeting Social Security Applicants

According to  reports, there are individuals who are posing as Government officials and sending texts to several Social Security disability applicants and beneficiaries.  They may be trying to obtain personal or financial information. "Patrick P. O’Carroll, Jr., Inspector General for the... Learn More

Shift Your Focus: Animal Friends with Disabilities

  This week's post is dedicated to YOU, because we know that going through a disability claim can bring about some emotions that aren't very pleasant.  We wanted to brighten your day a bit and show you that even animals... Learn More