Disability lawyer top questions to ask

Recently on our disability forum a user asked, “I have applied for Social Security Disability Insurance and I have been denied. I think I need a disability lawyer. I have heard some horror stories about how some disability lawyers won’t call you back and they come to the hearings unprepared. I am wondering what I need to know before I hire a SSDI lawyer?”

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Consultative examiner lied on the CE report to the SSA

Recently on our legal forum a user asked, “I went to a consultative examiner last month. I received a copy of his report that he filed for my Social Security Disability Insurance Case and his report was full of lies and did not adequately represent my health limitations. What will happen to my claim and is there anything I can do to counter his report?”

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Presumptive disability and SSI disability benefits?

Recently on our legal forum a user asked, “I have very limited income and have never really worked or paid taxes. I have also been diagnosed with end stage renal disease. I have heard that getting disability benefits from the Social Security Disability Administration (SSA) can be a nightmare, with some applicants waiting up to two years to have a judge hear their case. I am wondering if the SSA ever awards benefits upfront while they make the final disability decision? I think I heard about a program called presumptive disability benefits. What is this?”

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Injured while committing a crime will I get SSDI benefits?

Recently on our legal forum a user asked, “I robbed a store about a year ago and was shot in the abdomen and in the leg. Due to an infection and damaged organs I will not be able to work again. I know I made a mistake when I committed the crime and did something stupid, but before this I had been a hard worker and had worked construction for fifteen years. I am wondering if I can still get Social Security Disability Insurance benefits for my injuries or does my felony crime conviction eliminate my right to payments?”

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