Social Security Disability lawyer handles claims under one of two programs called DIB-- Disability Insurance Benefits and SSI- Supplemental Security Income. Some applicants file a concurent claim alleging disability under both programs. Medically the two programs have the same requirments, non medically they differ substationally, DIB does require some work history, you have to have worked 5 out of the last 10 years before your eligiable non medically to have earned status under that program. SSI does not requre any work history, but it has a very strict means test to it. Your limit to the asset and income category to how much you can have before your resources before your eligible non medically for that program. Eventually medically if you are unable to work by medical inpairment thats deem to last or expected to last 12 months or is terminal, you should be able to require under that disability. There are some other requirments such as do you have a severity that meets a listing which is a listing of medical imparents broken down by body system. If you have that level of disabilily you can be approved without any further analysis.
You have the right to appeal a denied claim for social security disability benefits; our attorneys have years of experience representing disabled individuals during the appeals process.
You have the right to appeal any decision the Social Sec makes in regards to your eligibility for disablity insurance benefits or supllimental security income payment.
Attorney James W. Keeter describes the fee structure in social security disability cases.
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