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Monday, June 22, 2020

Is Your Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder a Disability?


SSDI claims involving emotional disorders are some of the most difficult and complex cases that a Texas social security disability attorney handles. The Social Security Administration (SSA) can approve individuals for disability benefits based on emotional disorders. However, the process can be frustrating because individuals are required to prove that the emotional disorder is so severe that it prevents them from working.
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Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Texas Disability Hearing Statistics That Will Shock You


If your application for Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits got denied or you received less than you think you deserve, you can challenge the decision and request a hearing. The Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) conducts the hearings at seven different locations in Texas.

Although Texas law does not force you to work with a Texas Social Security attorney, it can be a smart decision to do so.
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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Social Security May Use Your Social Media Posts to Deny Disability Claims


The Social Security Administration (SSA) already uses Facebook and other social media feeds selectively if they suspect fraud in an individual’s application for disability benefits. The SSA might start using this tactic routinely or regularly when evaluating claims. A Texas social security disability attorney can help you navigate through the Social Security disability benefits process, from the initial filing through appeals of the denial of benefits.
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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Reopening a Social Security Disability Claim


It can be frustrating to receive a denial of disability benefits when you know you are eligible for disability benefits. Unfortunately, you have just a short time to appeal a decision in your case or the Social Security Administration (SSA) closes your case. If the SSA closed your case, you may need to start again by filing a new application for disability benefits. However, before you do that, talk to our Read more . . .


Friday, January 17, 2020

Social Security Disability: On The Record (OTR) Decisions


Are you waiting for a hearing on your social security disability appeal? If so, you could be waiting for a long time. However, there may be a way to reduce the time it takes to receive a decision regarding your Social Security disability appeal. You may want to request an On The Record (OTR) decision in your case. ARead more . . .


Thursday, October 10, 2019

Three Hurdles You Will Have to Overcome to Get Disability Benefits


If you have a disability that prevents you from working, you might be entitled to Social Security disability benefits. Disability benefits are designed to assist disabled individuals to pay for basic living expenses when they cannot work. However, you have several hurdles to overcome before you are eligible to receive disability benefits. A Read more . . .


Thursday, May 16, 2019

Why Activities of Daily Living are so Important to your Social Security Disability Claim?


All sections of your application for Social Security disability are important. The additional forms the Social Security Administration requires you to complete are equally as important. An error or incomplete information on any portion of the forms could result in unnecessary delays or denial of disability benefits. 

For this reason, some people turn to a
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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Can you work part-time while on Social Security Disability?


Social Security disability pays benefits to individuals who are unable to work because of a qualifying disability. Workers who become disabled may be entitled to Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. Low-income individuals who are disabled may be entitled to Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. Under both disability programs, you may work part-time and still receive benefits under some circumstances. A


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Monday, January 28, 2019

Seven Reasons Your Social Security Disability Application Was Denied


You can apply for Social Security disability benefits through the SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance) Program or the SSI (Supplemental Security Income) Program. Both programs require individuals to complete a detailed disability application. The disability application provides essential information that the SSA requires to determine if an individual is entitled to receive Social Security disability benefits.


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Thursday, December 27, 2018

How Do I Qualify for Social Security Disability in Texas?


If you are unable to work because of an impairment or disability, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits. The Social Security disability insurance program is administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA). As you work, you pay a portion of your wages into the system through FICA taxes. The amount you may receive for disability benefits is based on your average earnings as you paid into the Social Security system. If you have questions about how much you may receive in Social Security benefits, you can consult with aRead more . . .


Friday, November 16, 2018

What to Expect at Your SSDI Hearing

Applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits can be a complex and lengthy process. Some individuals are denied multiple times and forced to appeal the denials before they are granted disability benefits. You may be required to appear before an Administrative Law Judge if your SSDI application is denied. Even though the hearing may be less formal than hearings in other courts, hiring a Texas disability hearing lawyer can help you avoid some of the pitfalls that could result in a denial of your SSDI benefits.


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