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Discover your options after a denied SSDI claim

There is nothing more frustrating than when a Pennsylvania resident is hurt or ill and is unable to get the financial assistance to which he or she has a rightful claim. Obtaining needed Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits is a complex process, and many claims are initially denied. Instead of giving up hope, it is important for an applicant to understand how to appeal a denied claim with the help of an experienced lawyer. 

Secure the benefits you need with the help of an SSDI lawyer

Pennsylvania readers who have sought Social Security benefits know how difficult it is obtain what is needed and deserved. In order to secure Social Security Disability benefits, the applicant must prove that he or she is suffering from a legitimate physical or mental disability. The SSDI system is complex, and many claims are initially denied. However, a person does have the option to continue to seek benefits through appeals.

What to do if your SSDI claim is denied

Many Pennsylvania workers are at risk in the normal course of their workplace duties. In addition to the what would be considered as a typical risk, some employees find themselves in positions where accidents occur or some type of negligence or hazard leads to their being injured or made ill. When a worker suffers a disability that causes him or her to become incapable of functioning in the workplace for a year or more, SSDI benefits may be available.

Unable to work because of an illness? Understand your rights.

If a Pennsylvania individual finds that he or she is unable to work due to a cancer diagnosis or another disabling condition, it is important to understand how to receive needed benefits. When a person who is unable to work files a disability claim, he or she will be required to provide documentation to validate a claim. Documents should come from doctors and any health care providers that have provided medical treatment for the applicant. 

An attorney's help on SSDI application can minimize delays

If you are suffering from a medical condition that makes it more and more difficult to continue working, you may have considered applying for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits. These benefits can help replace some of the income that you no longer can earn.

If you have HIV/AIDS, you may qualify for SSDI and SSI benefits

One of the great values of the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program is that it encompasses a wide variety of medical conditions that can prevent an individual from working. You may have suffered a sudden injury from a car accident or a recreational injury, like a diving accident that damages your spine or suffering a traumatic brain injury from an ATV rollover.

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