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Csn Anyone Give Me Some Advise For Filing For Social Security Disability?

Csn Anyone Give Me Some Advise For Filing For Social Security Disability?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

You should have No Problems completing forms online... I did it and was approved in less then 8 weeks without Attorney help..... Secret is to show detailed medical history leading to PD diagnosis.... I took my Neurologist initial diagnosis and sent that along as SSDi requested for supplemental info... Also important to Know a "Start Date" of your total disability.... Such as when you were unable to work and preform your job.... BTW, SSDI is only given to folks before they turn 65+ when normal SS benefit would kick in.... Either Or, not both.... Alan

posted over 1 year ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I got an attorney and was approved first time and only took about 4 wks. Attorney takes a cut of your first check which is retro active to filing date so first check is big

posted over 1 year ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

As a matter of fact I can! Are you in Iowa by chance? I have the names of two attorneys that ALL they do is Disability Claims! Got mine, my partners, 2 friends and 2 acquaintances! Regardless- look up Disability Attorneys. Specifically ones that work on a contingency basis. (They don't get paid if YOU don't get paid!) They'll walk you through what you need- handle everything. If you're denied ( unlikely) you get back pay from when you first applied.
I'm a paralegal in Iowa. Unfortunately I've let it go by the wayside due to unforeseeable circumstances.

posted over 1 year ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

When you apply, the primary things they look at are your age, work history and diagnosis. The medical forms are very important. I was approved on my first application, but I did consult with an attorney that specializes in disability cases, and she reviewed my application before I submitted it.

posted over 1 year ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

You can go online and do that. Now I don't know why but everyone I've talked to that applied was turned down the first time. But you have to wait a couple of months or so and you can reapply. Good luck.

posted over 1 year ago
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