In an article released this summer NBC News claims that Congress may only have a few months to act to stop more than 11 million Social Security Disability recipients from facing severe disability cuts next year. In fact, according to reports, the Social Security Trust Fund crisis is an “urgent threat” that requires immediate actions by our federal representatives in Congress.
Recently on our disability forum a user asked, “If I have been injured from in a medical malpractice accident what are my options for compensation? I know I can file a medical malpractice claim against the doctor, but can I also receive SSDI benefits?”
Disability applicants can be denied SSDI benefits for a variety of reasons: they do not have sufficient credits to be considered insured, their condition is not severe, or their condition will not last 12 months. They can also be denied SSDI, regardless of the severity of their health condition, if they fail to respond to the Social Security Administration (SSA). Continue reading
If you have a SSDI disability hearing in two months you may have been waiting months or years to have this opportunity to argue your claim before an administration law judge. Given that this could be your best opportunity to win benefits, it’s important to take the right steps leading up to your SSDI hearing.
Recently on our disability forum a user asked, “If I have waited a year for my hearing and it is scheduled 2 months from now, what steps do I need to take to prepare for my SSDI hearing?”