Continue work or file for SSDI?

Many workers may not know for sure whether they should pursue employment or file for SSDI disability benefits. This can be especially true for those who may be able to work part-time but are not able to work a full-time job. Recently on our disability forum a worker asked, “Should I file for disability if I cannot work full-time or is better to work part-time?”

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SSDI application what do I include?

Unfortunately, most people have their first SSDI application denied. Many denials occur, however, because claimants do not include the proper information about their work history or their medical condition. So how can you improve your chances of winning benefits the first time you submit your SSDI application? Make sure you understand what information you need to prove your case.

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DDS or Disability Determination Services what do they do?

Recently on our disability forum a user asked, “What is the DDS office and what have they done with my SSDI application?” If you have filed for Social Security Disability Insurance and submitted your application to the regional Social Security Office they will perform the initial processing, which means they will determine if you meet the nonmedical requirements for SSDI or SSI benefits.

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Disability attorney will not take my case…Help!

If you have been injured with a severe disability and you are not able to continue to work you may have considered filing Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). In some cases disability applicants can get disability benefits faster and more readily with a disability lawyer’s help. But what do you do if you have talked to a disability lawyer and they have told you that they cannot help you with your disability claim? Recently on our disability forum a user asked, “What are my options if a disability attorney will not take my case?”

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