Top Ten Mistakes to Avoid When Applying for Social Security Disability
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Filing for Social Security disability benefits can be a complicated and long process. In order to better the chances of your having a successful outcome, here are some common mistakes to avoid.
Mistake 2: Not quitting work when applying for disability.
Mistake 3: Assuming you can't afford a disability lawyer; read our article on how a disability lawyer charges.
Mistake 5: Missing the disability appeal deadline; find out the appeal deadlines.
Mistake 6: Not preparing for a Social Security disability hearing; read our article on preparing for an ALJ hearing.
Mistake 10: Not switching doctors when your doctor is unsupportive; read our article on when it's time to switch doctors for your disability.