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Does VA Disability Automatically Guarantee Social Security Disability?


When your disability application is submitted, your file is turned over to a designated state office that actually reviews your medical records and any other documentation you submit along with it. A question many Rogers social security disability lawyers are asked is whether obtaining disability status through the Veterans Administration means automatic approval for social [ ] The post Does VA Disability Automatically Guarantee Social Security Disability? appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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Rogers Social Security Disability Lawyer Can Help you Avoid Mistakes


Filing a successful application for Social Security benefits can be tricky. The process for applying requires strict compliance with complicated and confusing rules. Completing the required forms accurately can be a challenge.  Properly completing the paperwork will certainly improve your chances of being approved for disability benefits the first time. However, if you find yourself [ ] The post Rogers Social Security Disability Lawyer Can Help you Avoid Mistakes appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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Joplin Disability Lawyer Explains SSI and SSDI


Applying for Social Security benefits can be a challenging, especially if you are not familiar with the benefits that are available. If you find yourself disabled and want to apply for Social Security disability benefits, you should discuss that with a Joplin disability lawyer. The process requires strict adherence to complex rules regarding both eligibility [ ] The post Joplin Disability Lawyer Explains SSI and SSDI appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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Social Security Disability Issues for Disabled Adults


For those who have adult children with disabilities, whose care they provide, there can be some rather complex issues with regards to Social Security disability benefits.  If you have a son or daughter with a disability who is now an adult, you need to know about these particular issues, so you can provide the best [ ] The post Social Security Disability Issues for Disabled Adults appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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I Applied for Social Security Disability, Now What?


After submitting your application for Social Security disability, you will typically need to provide documented support from your doctor.  As your Social Security Disability attorney will tell you, there are a few exceptions to that requirement where approval is automatic, such as when your condition can be found on the impairment listing.  However, in most [ ] The post I Applied for Social Security Disability, Now What? appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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7 Things You Should Know Before Filing a Social Security Disability Claim


Applying for Social Security benefits can be a difficult, and somewhat intimidating, process. It usually requires strict adherence to complex rules regarding both eligibility and the application itself. Completing the required forms accurately can be overwhelming, or maybe even confusing. But completing them properly can improve your chances of being approved the first time. The [ ] The post 7 Things You Should Know Before Filing a Social Security Disability Claim appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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Filing A Successful Missouri Disability Claim


Filing A Successful Missouri Disability Claim from Wesley Cottrell Applying for Social Security benefits can be a difficult, and somewhat intimidating, process. Learn more about Missouri disability claim in this presentation. The post Filing A Successful Missouri Disability Claim appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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What is Social Security Disability Fraud?


When individuals apply for Social Security Benefits, they are required to certify that all of the information they have provided on the application are true and correct to the best of their knowledge.  If someone reports something on their application that they know is false, it may be a crime.  There are different forms of social security disability fraud, which clients should be aware of. Concealing facts or events that could affect eligibility One example of fraud is when an individual makes a false statement on an application or omits certain facts that are likely to have a negative effect on their benefits.  For example, failing to report that you have returned to work, that you are in jail, or withholding the death of a beneficiary, while continuing to receive and cash the deceased person s checks. Misuse of benefits by a representative payee In some cases, individuals who receive Social Security Benefits are not able to handle their own financial affairs, in which case a rel
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Do I Have to Stop Working to Apply for Disability?

One of the primary concerns of disability applicants is whether they have to stop working to apply for disability.  The worry is that, if it appears the applicant is still able to work, disability may be denied.  Although your ability to work is a factor that will be considered, applicants are usually not required to stop working completely, in order to apply for Social Security Disability.  Depending on your situation, you may need to reduce your work hours.  Here is how it works. Understanding Substantial Gainful Activity Whether you can continue to work while applying for disability depends on how much you earn.  This is true regardless of your medical condition.  The term “substantial gainful activity” or SGA, refers to the amount of income you can earn, while still being eligible for Social Security disability benefits.  Any amount over the SGA amount, as determined by the Social Security Administration, is considered substantial gainful activity and can disqualify you
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