How To Apply For Social Security Disability?
Applying for Social Security Disability benefits can be a daunting task. Forms to fill out, personal and medical documents to organize, all while you are in a distressing situation. You can apply for Social Security Disability benefits on your own, risking the chance that you may make a mistake on your application and causing a delay of a judgement in your case.
Hiring a professional to assist you through the process will give you peace of mind and confidence that your application is professionally prepared. Be part of the majority of applicants that are approved for benefits by having the assistance of a professional Social Security Disability advocate or attorney.
You should apply for disability benefits as soon as you become disabled.
Here is the kind of information you should have. Please note that all documents must be original documents or copies certified by the issuing office.
Information About You
- Your Social Security number and proof of your age
- A complete list of the names, addresses and phone numbers of doctors, caseworkers, and hospitals that provided care. Be sure to include the dates of your visits
- The names and dosages of all the medications you are taking
- The medical records from your doctors, therapists, hospitals, and caseworkers, that you already have in your possession
- Any laboratory and test results
- Your most recent W-2 form or, if you were self-employed, a copy of your federal tax return and a summary of where you worked and what kind of work you did
Information About Family Members
- Social Security numbers and proof of age for each family member who may qualify for benefits
- Proof of marriage, if your spouse is applying for benefits, as well as dates of prior marriages if applicable
Cooper's Consulting knows how to navigate the Social Security Disability system to get you the benefits you deserve. Our experience can increase your chances of being approved and maximize the benefits you are awarded. Don't get denied on a technicality. Put our knowledge to work for you. If you have questions about Social Security or SSI Disability, give our office a call. The consultation is free.