How is Social Security disability different from Worker’s Compensation?
Attorney: Debra S. Shifrin
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

What percentage of initial Social Security disability applications are denied in Ohio?
Attorney: Shannon E. Sorensen
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

How does Social Security define “disability”?
Attorney: Shannon E. Sorensen
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

Who reviews the Social Security claims in order to make a decision?
Attorney: Dianne R. Newman
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

When will Social Security begin to pay benefits, regarding my application date?
Attorney: Debra S. Shifrin
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

Why do most Social Security disability cases end up at a hearing?
Attorney: Scott F. Smith
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

Can I appeal a denial for Social Security disability at the hearing level?
Attorney: Dianne R. Newman
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

How long will I wait to get a hearing date?
Attorney: Scott F. Smith
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

Do I need to be injured at work to be eligible for Social Security disability or SSI benefits?
Attorney: Debra S. Shifrin
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

What happens if I am able to return to work?
Attorney: Scott F. Smith
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

What are Social Security retroactive benefits?
Attorney: Scott F. Smith
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

How long will a Social Security Appeals Council review take?
Attorney: Dianne R. Newman
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

Is my doctor’s opinion important in proving my Social Security disability case?
Attorney: Scott F. Smith
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

How long is the average wait time for a Social Security disability hearing?
Attorney: Debra S. Shifrin
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

How many months should I expect to wait during the Social Security appeals process?
Attorney: Shannon E. Sorensen
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

How can I improve my chances of winning my Social Security disability hearing?
Attorney: Scott F. Smith
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

Why does Social Security turn down so many claims?
Attorney: Scott F. Smith
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

How do I survive while my Social Security case is pending?
Attorney: Dianne R. Newman
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

How soon should I file an appeal, if my claim was denied?
Attorney: Debra S. Shifrin
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

Can mental illness serve as a basis for Social Security disability?
Attorney: Dianne R. Newman
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

What if I become disabled after I leave my job?
Attorney: Debra S. Shifrin
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

How long does it take to get a hearing for a Social Security disability or SSI claim?
Attorney: Debra S. Shifrin
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

What is the list of impairments that Social Security considers disabling?
Attorney: Scott F. Smith
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

What are the different ways to file an appeal for Social Security disability?
Attorney: Scott F. Smith
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

What is the process to appeal a Social Security case?
Attorney: Dianne R. Newman
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

When do Social Security benefits begin?
Attorney: Debra S. Shifrin
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

What if someone wants to help me financially while I wait for my case?
Attorney: Debra S. Shifrin
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

What should I have with me at my Social Security disability hearing?
Attorney: Debra S. Shifrin
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

What are the different ways to apply for Social Security disability benefits?
Attorney: Shannon E. Sorensen
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

What is Medicare, and what is Medicaid?
Attorney: Debra S. Shifrin
Practice Area: Social Security Disability Medicare Assistance for Seniors and the Disabled

Do I have to wait until my sick leave is exhausted before I apply for Social Security disability benefits?
Attorney: Shannon E. Sorensen
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

Who determines if I am disabled, when I apply for Social Security disability benefits?
Attorney: Debra S. Shifrin
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

How soon will I receive Social Security disabiity benefits after a decision has been made?
Attorney: Debra S. Shifrin
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

What if my Social Security disability claim is denied by an administrative law judge?
Attorney: Dianne R. Newman
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

What is the Social Security Appeals Council?
Attorney: Debra S. Shifrin
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

Why is the application date of my claim important?
Attorney: Scott F. Smith
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

What is “SSI,” supplemental security income?
Attorney: Scott F. Smith
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

What is “SSDI,” an application for Social Security disability insurance benefits?
Attorney: Scott F. Smith
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

Can I receive Social Security disability benefits if I have never worked?
Attorney: Debra S. Shifrin
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

How do I file an application if I have suffered a long term or permanent injury?
Attorney: Debra S. Shifrin
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

Will I still eligible for Medicaid or Medicare if I receive Social Security disability?
Attorney: Debra S. Shifrin
Practice Area: Social Security Disability Medicare Assistance for Seniors and the Disabled

How is an attorney paid in a Social Security disability case?
Attorney: Debra S. Shifrin
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

What should I do if my Social Security claim is denied?
Attorney: Scott F. Smith
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

When can I file for Social Security benefits?
Attorney: Dianne R. Newman
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

What is the maximum amount of disability income I can receive a month?
Attorney: Debra S. Shifrin
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

Why should a vocational expert be at my Social Security hearing?
Attorney: Scott F. Smith
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

Will my Social Security disability benefits effect my retirement benefits?
Attorney: Dianne R. Newman
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

How long will I be able to receive Social Security disability benefits?
Attorney: Scott F. Smith
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

If I suffer a long term or permanent injury, am I eligible for Social Security disability?
Attorney: Dianne R. Newman
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

Where can I go to get help with my Social Security disability claim?
Attorney: Debra S. Shifrin
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

Can I bring witnesses to my SSD or SSI disability hearing?
Attorney: Debra S. Shifrin
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

Will it help if I ask my U.S. Representative to help me get Social Security disability benefits?
Attorney: Dianne R. Newman
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

How long does it take to get a hearing on a Social Security disability claim?
Attorney: Scott F. Smith
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

Can I get a second disability hearing if I get denied at my first hearing?
Attorney: Dianne R. Newman
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

What is reconsideration in a Social Security claim?
Attorney: Shannon E. Sorensen
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

Do I have to be permanently disabled to get Social Security disability benefits?
Attorney: Dianne R. Newman
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

Can alcoholics and drug addicts really get Social Security disability benefits?
Attorney: Shannon E. Sorensen
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

How do I find an attorney to represent me before and on my Social Security disability claim?
Attorney: Debra S. Shifrin
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

How do I qualify for Social Security disability benefits?
Attorney: Shannon E. Sorensen
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

What happens after a Social Security disability hearing has been held?
Attorney: Scott F. Smith
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

What happens at a Social Security disability or SSI disability hearing?
Attorney: Debra S. Shifrin
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

If Social Security tries to cut off my disability benefits, what can I do?
Attorney: Scott F. Smith
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

How does Social Security determine if I am disabled?
Attorney: Scott F. Smith
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

What are my chances of winning at reconsideration in a Social Security disability case?
Attorney: Scott F. Smith
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

If I am approved for Social Security disability benefits, how much will I get?
Attorney: Scott F. Smith
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

Will Social Security review my case in the future?
Attorney: Dianne R. Newman
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

How long will it take to get a decision after a Social Security disability hearing?
Attorney: Shannon E. Sorensen
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

I am 60 percent disabled. Do I get 60% of my Social Security disability benefits?
Attorney: Dianne R. Newman
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

What are the benefits of SSDI over long term disability insurance?
Attorney: Dianne R. Newman
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

Why does Social Security consider my age in determining whether I am disabled?
Attorney: Dianne R. Newman
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

Can letters from friends and family help me at a Social Security disability or SSI hearing ?
Attorney: Dianne R. Newman
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

Can moving to a different place get me a quicker disability hearing?
Attorney: Scott F. Smith
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

Do I really have to hire an attorney to represent me in my Social Security disability claim?
Attorney: Dianne R. Newman
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

How is the attorney compensated in a Social Security disability case?
Attorney: Shannon E. Sorensen
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

Where do they hold Social Security disability and SSI disability hearings?
Attorney: Debra S. Shifrin
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

What is the Social Security disability hearing like?
Attorney: Scott F. Smith
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

What can I do to improve my chances of winning my Social Security disability claim?
Attorney: Debra S. Shifrin
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

How many different types of Social Security disability benefits are there?
Attorney: Shannon E. Sorensen
Practice Area: Social Security Disability

What should I do if a Social Security disability claim is denied?
Attorney: Dianne R. Newman
Practice Area: Social Security Disability