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Social Security Claim Denied? Here’s What to Do

If your Social Security Disability claim was denied, don’t worry. You’re not alone. In fact, about two-thirds of all Social Security Disability claims are denied on the initial application. Many people don’t know what to do when their claim is denied, but don’t worry – we’re here to help. Here are some of the reasons […]

Tips for Finding a Good Social Security Disability Attorney

Social Security disability cases are rarely black and white. This means that often your case could be denied the first time, or you may have trouble filing your Social Security disability application, to begin with. It’s important to understand that the more information you have about your case, the better the chances are that your […]

The 4 Levels of the Social Security Disability Appeal Process

If you’ve had your claim for Social Security disability benefits denied, don’t worry, it doesn’t mean there’s no chance of you receiving the benefits you deserve. However, you will have to appeal your case, which is why many work with a lawyer for Social Security disability appeals like the team from Second Chance Lawyer. There […]

Reporting Income Changes to Social Security: How it Affects Your Disability Benefits

For those currently receiving Social Security Disability Benefits and Supplemental Security Income, reporting changes in your income or living situation to the Social Security Administration (SSA) is essential for a number of reasons. As one of the leading SSI disability lawyers in Waco and Temple, TX, Merryl Jones and the team from Second Chance Lawyer […]

How Can a Social Security Attorney Speed Up My Disability Case?

When it comes to applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) there are a lot of factors to consider, which is why many choose to hire a Social Security attorney. If you are concerned about getting a decision on your case as quickly as possible, there are several ways the team from Second Chance Lawyer […]

What Are the Work Credit Requirements for Receiving SSDI Benefits?

At Second Chance Lawyer, as SSDI attorneys, Merryl Jones is often asked what the different work credit requirements are for receiving SSDI benefits. To receive your SSDI benefits, there are some minimal requirements you’ll need to meet, so we’ve collected them here for your benefit. These are guidelines for reference, and it is important to […]

How Long Does it Take To Get SSI or SSDI if You Have A Lawyer?

When it comes to obtaining Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) there are a variety of different reasons to retain an attorney, especially if your claim has been denied once before or you’re appealing a claim. However, when working with an SSI lawyer, it’s important to understand that although it can […]

When Should I Hire a Social Security Disability Lawyer?

Before running out to hire a social security disability lawyer, there are a few things to consider. However, cost should be the least of your concern.  When it comes to costs, there are a lot of misconceptions; but most fees are set by the Social Security Administration. In fact, social security disability lawyers, Merryl Jones […]

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