Category Archives: Social Security Disability

Learn about how to claim your social security disability income for workplace injuries on Long Island and surrounding areas.

Top 5 Reasons to Hire a Workers’ Compensation Attorney Instead of Filing Yourself

When you’re injured on the job, you are suddenly faced with a lot of stress. Not only do you have to fill out paperwork for a claim, but you are also out of work for however long it takes to heal. It takes time for a claim to be filed and presented before a judge for Workers’ Compensation. In the meantime, you will have medical bills, lost wages, and other challenges.You can file a claim for Workers’ Compensation on Long Island yourself, but hiring an attorney is a smart thing to do.Here’s 5 reasons why to hire an attorney:1. Take Time to HealDepending on the extent of your injuries, you may have an extensive amount of medical procedures to undergo to heal. In addition, even if your injury doesn’t require surgery, adding a Workers’ Compensation claim procedure to your schedule only adds...
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Does an Attorney or Representative Improve the Chances of Winning a Disability Case?

During the beginning of your compensation claim, a Long Island Workers' Compensation disability attorney can increase the likelihood of success in your SSI or SSD case. When you hire a disability attorney to begin your claim, the attorney will prepare all your documentation, stick to the required time limits and submit updates of your medical records to the offices of Social security or to the DDS officer assigned to handle your case.

Improve Your Chances of a Ruling for Your Disability Case

When you reach the date for an appeal hearing, the presence of a Long Island Workers' Compensation disability attorney can improve your chances of a ruling that favors you. What is the essence of legal representation? The provisions of the disability program of the Social Security Administration are complex such that the ordinary person is not capable of putting up a disability case that will go to hearing.

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How a Long Island Workers Compensation Disability Attorney Can Help You Get Social Security Benefits

Social Security Benefits: When a Disability Prevents a Person from Working

A long-term disability is one which is expected to last for one year or longer. A physician must confirm the disability. Those finding themselves being long-term disabled will be able to apply for Social Security Disability benefits. Even if a person has long-term disability coverage through an employer-sponsored benefit or private disability income insurance, the insurer may still require the person to file for Social Security disability benefits.

How a Long Island Workers’ Compensation Disability Attorney Helps You Apply for Benefits

Application for Social Security benefits can be done individually at SSA.gov, but it is important for disabled people to obtain benefits as soon as possible. However, seven out of ten applications for Social Security benefits will be denied for various reasons. No one should think that the severity of their disability guarantees their application will be approved. The documentation requested is...
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