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Average Wait Times For Social Security Appeals In Kentucky

Key Points of This Article: Social Security Disability Insurance is a government program that impacts about 8.5 million Americans each year who can no longer support themselves due to serious and long-lasting medical conditions. A person denied benefits has 60 days to ask for a review and appeal for reconsideration, a hearing by an administrative [...]

By |2021-02-26T18:26:22+00:00February 3rd, 2021|Personal Injury, Social Security Disability|0 Comments

Do These Things If Injured In A Winter Slip and Fall Accident

Key Points of This Article It is expected that business owners are aware of winter safety hazards such as ice and snow and take reasonable care in maintaining the safety of areas where the public is expected to travel. Negligence from managing safe winter walkways in a reasonable timeframe can lead to lasting slip and fall [...]

What To Know About Social Security Payments In 2021

Key Points of This Article You do not have to meet any previous employment requirements to qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI), but people need first to meet specific medical and financial criteria. Kentucky applicants of all ages, regardless of disability, are more likely to be approved and receive benefits sooner when supported by a [...]

By |2021-01-08T21:09:22+00:00December 29th, 2020|Personal Injury, Social Security Disability|0 Comments

Attorney Emma McFarland Joins Rhoads & Rhoads Law Firm

Key Points of This Article Rhoads & Rhoads is pleased to welcome Attorney Emma McFarland to its Owensboro legal team. McFarland will be practicing in the areas of personal injury, Social Security Disability, and Workers’ Compensation. The firm is almost exclusively personal injury law, with the main office located in Owensboro and led by attorney [...]

7 Things To Know Before Applying For Social Security

Key Points of This Article: Kentuckians often have several questions about determining their Social Security disability eligibility, how to apply, and how to appeal a decision. There are specific requirements to meet before being considered eligible for disability benefits, and an application with medical evidence must be collected to prove the injury has hindered the [...]

By |2020-12-02T13:23:47+00:00November 4th, 2020|Personal Injury, Social Security Disability, Tips|0 Comments

Fast Approval Of Social Security Disability Benefits

Key Points of This Article: Compassionate Allowances (CAL) are a way to identify diseases quickly and other medical conditions that, by definition, meet Social Security’s standards for disability benefits. These conditions primarily include certain cancers, adult brain disorders, and many rare disorders that affect children. Applying for benefits under the CAL program can significantly reduce [...]

How To Prepare For A Virtual Social Security Hearing

Key Points of This Article: In addition to telephone hearings, the Social Security Administration will begin to offer online video hearings, starting in the fall of 2020. This new free service will allow applicants and their representatives to participate in a hearing from anywhere they have access to a camera-enabled smartphone, tablet, or computer. A [...]

By |2020-09-25T20:56:09+00:00September 21st, 2020|Personal Injury, Social Security Disability, Tips|0 Comments

What To Do When Your Social Security Disability Is Denied

Key Points of This Article: When diagnosed with a physical or mental impairment, and unable to work, Social Security will review several factors before approving disability benefits. Your application may be jeopardized if you haven’t sought treatment for your impairment, missed critical deadlines, or have the proper documentation to support the criteria needed to make [...]

Top Qualifying Conditions For Social Security Disability

Key Points of This Article: For individuals who are no longer able to work due to severe and long-lasting psychological and physical injuries, Social Security Disability benefits may be available. Roughly 10.5 million people receive Social Security disability benefits, and an additional 8 million receive disability benefits from Supplemental Security Income. There are specific requirements [...]

Ten Social Security Disability Questions Answered

Key Points of This Article: The Social Security Administration is currently paying an average monthly disability payment of about $1,258 to disabled workers. Benefits may be collected after an individual has been diagnosed with a physical or mental condition that affects their ability to work and has lasted or is expected to continue at least [...]