Archive for the ‘Social Security Disability’ Category

Does The Social Security Administration Deny Benefits The First Time You Apply?

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

One of the most common questions we answer is: Does the Social Security Administration denies benefits automatically on the first application?

Statistically speaking, the Social Security Administration denies most of the social security disability claims submitted.  However there is still a good chance that you may win your case on the very first attempt or time that you apply for SSDI in Kansas.  In order to best improve your chances at successfully winning your Kansas Social Security Disability hearing, you should speak with an experienced Kansas Social Security Disability attorney.

David Nelson has experience and an in-depth knowledge about what it takes to make a successful disability claim. Call for a free consultation today.

Free Consultation With a Wichita SSDI Lawyer

Mr. Nelson has been a practicing attorney here in Wichita for over 30 years. Call for a free initial consultation and evaluation with attorney David Nelson.

Call (316) 267-1300 today for a an appointment today.

Kansas Social Security Attorney Answers Can I Work and Apply For Social Security Disability benefits

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Am I allowed to work if I am applying for Social Security Disability Benefits n Kansas?

Many of our potential clients are concerned about whether of not they may be able to work or have a job while they are applying for Social Security Disability benefits. According to the Social Security Administration a person is eligible to file for social security disability benefits while they are still working as long as their monthly gross income income falls below a specific dollar amount. In other words, as long as your monthly income falls below the maximum allowable amount each month, you may still be able to file for social security disability benefits while you are working.

In the event that you should become unemployed or stop working, do not delay contacting our law firm to discuss filing for social security disability benefits.  Should you delay in filing for SSDI benefits, you could run in to financial difficulties as you are going through the Social Security Disability process.

Free Consultation With a Kansas Social Security Attorney

Mr. Nelson has been a practicing attorney in Kansas for over 30 years. Call for a free initial consultation and evaluation with Kansas Social Security benefits attorney David Nelson.

Call (316) 267-1300 today for a an appointment today.

Does Age Matter When Filing For Social Security Disability Benefits in Kansas?

Friday, February 18th, 2011

Many people feel that because they are considered to be young that they will be automatically denied their Social Security Disability benefits claim. It is very common for people in their twenties or thirties to wrongly believe that they will not be able to win their Social Security Disability claims because of their age.  Unfortunately they are incorrect with assuming their age will prevent them from being able to successfully file for a SSD or SSI claim.

The truth of the matter is this – as long as you have a work history and you have an elgible disability that prevents you from being able to work for one year or longer, you are very likely to be able to receive Social Security Disability benefits in Kansas no matter your age (over 18 years of age).

Free Consultation With a Kansas SSDI Lawyer

Mr. Nelson has been a practicing attorney in Kansas for over 30 years. Call for a free initial consultation and evaluation with Kansas Social Security Disability lawyer David Nelson.

Call (316) 267-1300 today for a an appointment today.

What Are The Injuries or Illnesses That Are Eligible For Social Security Disability Benefits in Kansas?

Saturday, February 5th, 2011

A common question people have about their eligibility for filing for Social Security Benefits in Kansas is: “What types of injuries or illnesses can qualify me to receive SSI or SSD benefits in Kansas?”

The general qualifying rule is whether or not your disability or illness is expected to last a year or longer and your doctor tells you that you may not work anymore.  This is usually the main reason why you are able to apply for Social Security Disability benefits in Kansas.

If you or a loved one is suffering from a disabling condition as a result of an accident, injury, or pain that prevents you or your loved one from working, contact David Nelson about filing for SSD or SSI benefits in Kansas.

These are some of the more common types of disabilities that are likely to qualify for SSD or SSI in Kansas:

  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Cancer
  • Breathing problems, lung diseases
  • Mental health problems
  • Sleep disorders
  • Orthopedic injuries
  • Cardiac disorders
  • Headaches/migraines
  • Neurological disorders
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Blood disorders
  • Auto-immune diseases – AIDs or HIV
  • Stomach, intestine problems
  • Liver disorders

You or your loved one may be approved for SSD benefits in Kansas regardless of whether or not that condition is specifically listed as an impairment by the Social Security Administration.   The reason is that the Social Security Administration focuses on your ability to do despite your pain versus a diagnosis of an injury or disease.

Free Consultation With a Kansas Social Security Disability lawyer

Mr. Nelson has been a practicing attorney in Kansas for over 30 years. Call for a free initial consultation and evaluation with Kansas Social Security Disability lawyer David Nelson.

Call (316) 267-1300 today for a an appointment today.

Wichita Kansas Social Security Attorney Discusses – What is Social Security?

Saturday, January 1st, 2011

Social Security is federal government program that is funded by all tax paying Americans.  The Social Security system like insurance in the event that you become disabled and can no longer work or should you reach the legal retirement age.  Social Security may also provide your spouse and your dependent children with monthly checks should you become deceased, thus ending the families source of financial support.  Many people do not realize this fact.  Surviving family members may collect benefits in the event of your death.

However, not everyone is qualified or some people are qualified but they are having difficulties obtaining the benefits.  Eligibility is usually determined on whether or not certain work requirements can be performed by the claimant.  Also, the amount of  money that an individual has paid in to the system through taxes may be counted toward eligibility or ineligibility to receive Social Security benefits.  Keep in mind that all payments made to Social Security are placed in a general fund or entity for everyone.  People that pay in to Social security do not have an account with funds available for withdrawal.

If you or a loved one feel that you have been wrongly denied Social Security benefits, call Wichita Social Security attorney Mr. Nelson for a free consultation today.  Mr. Nelson has been a practicing attorney here in Wichita for over 30 years. Call for a free initial consultation and evaluation with Wichita SSD attorney David Nelson.

Call (316) 267-1300 today for a an appointment today.