You should definitely apply for Social Security Disability Benefits if you have a terminal illness and you should do so right away. I know when your faced with being diagnosed with a terminal illness you have a lot on your mind, your family has a lot on their mind, there’s a lot to worry about. And adding one more thing to do is difficult. But, it’s really important to file the application, because if you file the application and you tell Social Security Disability at the time you file the application, that you have been diagnosed with a terminal illness, your case will be put on a fast track and will be evaluated more quickly. And this will be helpful to you, and any of your dependents that might be entitled to disability benefits based on your work record and a quick resolution to your Social Security problem could help you financially and that would be a big relief in that area.
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Social Security Disability Blog Posts:
SSD Waiting Period Waived for Those with ALS.
Generally, if your application for Social Security Disability (SSD) is approved, you must wait five months after the onset date of your disability before you can receive your first SSD benefit
How to Prepare and What You Can Expect at Your SSD Hearing
Living with a disability is difficult, managing through the process of obtaining disability benefits should not be. Read on for more information on what you can expect at your SSD hearing and how
Social Security Continuing Disability Review of Benefits
What You Should Know about Social Security’s Continuing Disability Review of Benefits. A Continuing Disability Review (CDR) is a routine review done by the Social Security Administration (SSA).
2021 Cost-of-Living Adjustment for Social Security Recipients.
A COLA or Cost-Of-Living Adjustment for Social Security disability and retirement recipients is in place for 2021. Since 1975, Social Security's general benefit increases have been based on
Social Security Disability FAQ:
How Do I Qualify for Social Security if I Don’t Meet a Blue Book Listing?
The Social Security Administration (SSA) publishes strict criteria to qualify for disability benefits based on your diagnosis in the Blue Book. However, you can still qualify for benefits even if you
What Is the Maximum Lawyer Fee for Social Security Disability?
The maximum lawyer fee for Social Security Disability is determined by the Social Security Administration (SSA), which must approve all fee agreements in advance. Their criteria for approval include:
How Do I Know If I Qualify For Social Security Disability In Ohio?
If you want to know if you qualify for Social Security Disability in Ohio is to speak with a Social Security Disability lawyer about your situation and talk about the options that may be available to
How Can You Appeal a SSDI Decision?
According to the Social Security Administration (SSA), you can appeal a SSDI decision by filing online and providing documentation electronically. Berger and Green can help you with your appeal.