Find information, tips, and advice to help you win your Social Security disability or SSI disability claim. The articles on this site were written by a former Social Security claims examiner, a former Social Security doctor, and experienced disability lawyers. After reading about your disability, use our attorney locator to speak to a local disability lawyer.
Get started here to learn about how Social Security disability claims work, who is eligible to get benefits, and how to appeal a denied claim.
Applying for Social Security disability and SSI disability benefits can be difficult due to how long a claim can take and the high chance of being denied. But applicants who are denied can learn about the system and file an appeal.
The purpose of this site is to distribute information that is typically impossible to get from the representative taking your claim for SSD and SSI benefits. To win an appeal, you need to know the particular symptoms and limitations that the Social Security Administration wants to see in someone with your medical condition, and you need to have your doctor fill out a residual functional capacity form that confirms you have many of these limitations.
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