Understanding the Criteria for Approval for SSA Disability Programs

Understanding Approval SSA Disability Programs

If you have a disability, you may be eligible for disability benefits under programs administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA). However, many people who apply have their claim denied. Having a general understanding of the programs offered, the differences between them, and how to determine eligibility requirements for your condition are vital before applying […]

Is it Harder to Prove a Social Security Disability Claim Based on a Mental Impairment?

Approximately one-fourth of the total applicants for Social Security Disability list some form of mental disorder as their primary impairment. The majority of the mental impairment claims include anxiety disorders, bipolar disorders, and depression. However, such claims are difficult to win if you do not understand how the SSA reviews such claims or know the […]

Can Anxiety Qualify You for Social Security Disability?

It’s normal to get anxious. But if your worries or fears are excessive, don’t go away, and only get worse over time, you may be suffering from anxiety which can begin to interfere with your ability to do everyday tasks or live your life. If you suffer from a severe form of anxiety, will it […]

Common Questions When Considering a Social Security Disability Attorney

Getting legal help is the first step to acquiring your disability benefits. If you’ve been in an accident and you’ve got your hands full dealing with the aftermath, you could make filing mistakes. Those mistakes could get your claim rejected. That’s where a disability attorney in Phoenix comes in. Do You Need a Lawyer? Getting […]

Understanding Types of Disability Insurance in Arizona

If you have been injured, it’s important to understand the different kinds of disability insurance in Arizona. If you’re facing obstacles obtaining your due insurance payouts, don’t give up. Contact the Arizona disability lawyers at Schiffman Law Firm. SSI Short for Supplemental Security Income, this is a form of need-based assistance for low-income individuals. Unlike […]

Do you qualify for social security disability in Arizona?

Determining Social Security Disability eligibility worries many when they first become disabled. You may be wondering how you’ll continue to pay your bills or afford health care. A personal injury lawyer may be able to help. Why Get a Lawyer? A Phoenix-area lawyer is in an excellent position to help you with your claim. There […]

Can I Receive Social Security And WC Benefits At The Same Time?

If you are receiving workers compensation benefits, can you receive social security benefits, too? This is a question that is quite common from people seeking legal advice about workers compensation situations. The basic answer is yes, one can receive both workers compensation and social security benefits, if one qualifies for each program. Social security benefits […]

5 Reasons VETS Should Apply For Social Security Disability

Veterans seeking legal advice from a social security disability attorney may be advised to apply for social security disability benefits, for a few good reasons. 1. Two Types of Benefits Veterans who qualify for social security disability benefits will receive them, as well as any veterans benefits they may already be receiving. They are able […]

Why You Need an Attorney for Your Social Security Disability Claim

Acquiring legal help dramatically improves your chances of winning your social security disability claim. At the hearing level, the social security disability claim of an applicant represented by a social security disability attorney is more likely to be approved than the claim of an unrepresented individual.  We have been more successful than the national average for claims […]