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Social Security Disability

Appealing a Denied Social Security Disability Claim

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According to the Social Security Administration, the ultimate goal is to make sure that any application for Social Security disability income is correct. Unfortunately, application errors result in a large number of denials of requests for SSD. In fact, of all initial applications petitioned, roughly 65% are denied their first time. Even during reconsideration, it… Continue reading Appealing a Denied Social Security Disability Claim

Checking the Status of a Pending Social Security Disability Claim

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Have you filed a claim for Social Security Disability benefits? Are you still awaiting an answer? Many people who file Social Security Disability claims are often unsure of how to check the status of a pending case. If you need help, our Kansas City Social Security Disability lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C.™ can help you… Continue reading Checking the Status of a Pending Social Security Disability Claim

Should I See a Doctor After a Car Accident?

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Categorized as Auto Accidents, Social Security Disability

If you’ve just been in a car accident, you may go through a range of emotions, including shock, anger and even guilt. If you were seriously injured, you may be facing huge medical costs, lifetime disability, lost wages and psychological trauma. In some situations, your injuries may be immediately obvious after the accident. If you… Continue reading Should I See a Doctor After a Car Accident?

What is the Value of a Personal Injury Case and How Is It Calculated?

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Categorized as Personal Injury, Social Security Disability

The cost of an injury can be financially and emotionally devastating. On top of physical pain you could face the possibility of long term disability. A severe injury could result in huge medical bills, lost wages, chronic pain, psychological trauma, bodily disfigurement and a lifetime of medical needs. Most people are not prepared for this.… Continue reading What is the Value of a Personal Injury Case and How Is It Calculated?

Does a Personal Injury Settlement Affect SSDI?

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Categorized as Personal Injury, Social Security Disability

Have you recently been awarded a personal injury settlement? If you receive Social Security disability benefits, they might be negatively affected. This depends on the type of aid you receive and the nature of the settlement. The Social Security administration offers two kinds of disability programs: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) The… Continue reading Does a Personal Injury Settlement Affect SSDI?