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WHAT MAKES A SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY CASE GOOD (OR BAD)?


December 30, 2016

If you are unable to work and seeking Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) due to your disability, you may wonder what makes a Social Security Disability case good or bad. There are a number of things that can influence the quality of Social Security Disability case but the most important thing […]

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WHY CAN THIS ALCOHOLIC I KNOW GET SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY AND I CAN’T?


August 2, 2016

Recently, a Social Security Disability applicant got frustrated when they met with me because he got denied for Disability benefits by Social Security but he knows an alcoholic or drug user that gets Social Security Disability even though nothing is wrong with them. It is not uncommon for Social Security Disability applicants to know other […]

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WHAT WILL HAPPEN IF I TRY TO WORK DURING MY SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY CASE?


July 15, 2016

Many applicants for Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) end up attempting to work while there case for disability is pending for the simple reason that they are having financial distress and need money to pay past due bills for rent, power, medical bills, child care, or any number of things. Obviously, […]

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I JUST GOT DENIED BY SOCIAL SECURITY. WHAT DO I DO NOW?


July 1, 2016

The short answer for if you get denied is it depends on what the circumstances of your denial is. If it is an initial denial or a denial of reconsideration, it should be appealed (and has to be appealed within 60 days). However, if it is a denial by an Administrative Law Judge, the Appeals […]

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WHEN SHOULD I APPLY FOR DISABILITY?


June 17, 2016

A lot of people know that Social Security Disability (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) exists and they know that they should apply for it if they become unable to work. However, some people that contact Drummond Law are unsure of when to apply for Social Security Disability. Our answer here at Drummond Law is […]

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WHEN WILL I GET MY SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY?


February 19, 2016

One of the first questions usually asked by our clients is how long it will take for them to get their disability. Normally, there is a three-step process involved whether the claim is for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability (SSD). The first step to the three-step process for a Social Security claim […]

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CAN I GET SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY BECAUSE OF MY HEART OR CARDIOVASCULAR PROBLEMS?


December 23, 2015

The answer to the question above is yes, depending on your heart or cardiovascular condition you may qualify for Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). At Drummond Law, we routinely help people who suffer from heart-related conditions and other cardiovascular conditions get disability and SSI and know what evidence is needed to […]

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