Unfortunately, due to the high number of disability denials, there are many SSI and SSDI claimants who will need to hire a disability lawyer to win benefits. The good news is if a disability lawyer agrees to accept your disability case they will work on a contingency fee basis and will only be paid if you win your claim. Disability lawyers can evaluate your case for free to determine if they think you have a good case.
Recently on our disability forum a user asked, “Why would the SSA tell me I am not disabled if my doctor says that I am?”
Disability recipients are often surprised to learn that once they start receiving SSDI benefits they may not always be entitled to benefits. There are several reasons claimants may lose SSDI benefits. For instance, you could lose SSDI benefits if you return to work and make too much money or if your condition improves to the point the SSA determines you are no longer disabled.
Due to the lengthy time it takes for the Social Security Administration (SSA) to process disability cases it’s not unusual for many disability applicants to be owed hundreds or thousands of dollars in back pay. Recently on our disability forum a user asked, “If I qualify for disability benefits will I receive a SSDI lump sum payout?”