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Common Problems Encountered When Filing for Social Security Disability Alone

Last updated 2 years ago

Individuals who are disabled due to physical, emotional, or mental circumstances may be eligible for monthly benefits from Social Security Disability. In the event that you are unable to attain gainful employment for one year or more, you should consider whether you qualify for this federal program. With the help of an experienced social security lawyer, your chances of successfully obtaining Social Security benefits are much higher. Here are some common problems that you could run into when trying to file for Social Security Disability on your own:

You Misfiled an SSD Claim

A common problem for first time applicants of Social Security Disability Insurance is that not all of the necessary information was provided. Your case could be denied because you failed to submit a few documents or missed minor details. However, this doesn’t mean that you are not legitimately entitled to the insurance. Social Security laws can be complicated, and the procedures involved in submitting a claim can be overwhelming. An attorney will ensure that your appeal will be rightfully made the first time, with no errors.

You Did Not Appeal a Denied SSD Claim

Being denied Social Security Disability benefits can be disheartening. Unfortunately, many people become overwhelmed by this and fail to seek further action. The appeal process can take a lengthy period of time and may seem like a lost cause for many who are unsure of where they went wrong the first time around. Despite being denied your first claim, you can still get help from a lawyer who will comb through the missing evidence and supply the needed information.

Let the social security lawyers of Dixon & Johnston, P.C. give your Social Security appeal the best chance. We specialize in providing complete and accurate services to get your case moving forward. Contact our offices in St. Louis or Belleville at (618) 207-3772 to learn more.


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