Social Security

8th Feb, '19

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

2019-02-18T19:28:13+00:00 February 8th, 2019|Disability, Social Security|

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 [...]

31st Oct, '18

Common Questions When Considering a Social Security Disability Attorney

2019-01-04T13:03:19+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Social Security|

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 [...]

30th Jun, '17

Understanding Types of Disability Insurance in Arizona

2018-01-03T16:30:58+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Disability, Long Term Disability, Social Security|

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 [...]

21st Mar, '16

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

2016-03-21T16:47:14+00:00 March 21st, 2016|Blog, Social Security, Workers' Compensation|

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 [...]

7th Mar, '16

5 Reasons VETS Should Apply For Social Security Disability

2016-03-07T16:39:18+00:00 March 7th, 2016|Disability, Social Security|

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 [...]

22nd Feb, '16

Unconventional, Non-Medical Evidence That Can Help You Win Social Security Disability

2016-02-22T11:28:22+00:00 February 22nd, 2016|Disability, Social Security|

To make a social security disability claim, you will need to have various forms of evidence. Your attorney can give you specific legal advice about what is best in your situation, but when you prepare to file your claim, you should know that your case might be improved by non-medical evidence. The best social security [...]

8th Feb, '16

Why You Need an Attorney for Your Social Security Disability Claim

2016-02-08T17:20:19+00:00 February 8th, 2016|Blog, Social Security|

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 [...]

1st Feb, '16

When To Talk to a Social Security Disability Lawyer

2016-02-01T16:40:32+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Blog, Social Security|

Be sure to contact a social security disability attorney as soon as possible in regard to a disability claim, because the benefits of legal help far outweigh the costs. Even if you are only thinking about filing for disability, you can avail yourself of legal help in the form of a free consultation. A social [...]