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Appealing A Denied Social Security Disability Claim

How to Appeal A Denied Social Security Disability Claim Many people filing for Social Security Disability (SSD) payments or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits are disheartened when their initial claim is denied. They do not realize that a majority of these applications are initially turned down. Fortunately, a denial is not necessarily the final answer. […]

How Long Can I Get Social Security Disability Benefits?

When applying for Social Security disability benefits, or receiving SSD benefits, you may wonder how long you can receive the benefits that are important to you for your daily life. The Social Security Administration conducts reviews of all SSD recipients receiving disability benefits. The medical conditions of all recipients of SSD benefits are reviewed by […]

Are You Eligible for Social Security Disability Benefits?

Understanding eligibility for Social Security Disability Understanding how to qualify for Social Security Disability benefits can be complicated. It is important to know how to provide evidence of eligibility, and it can also be helpful to understand how eligibility for benefits is determined. It is also useful to be familiar with the different options that […]

What Is the Difference Between SSI and SSDI?

The importance of understanding that there are different types of disability benefits and different ways of qualifying through the Social Security Administration cannot be overstated. There are two primary types of disability benefits offered by the Social Security Administration to protect disabled individuals and their families: Social Security Disability benefits and Supplemental Security Income. Although […]

Understanding How to Qualify for Disability for Mental Conditions

Qualifying Mental Disability Disabilities due to mental conditions can have an impact on families and can prevent disabled individuals from earning a living to support their families. Social Security Disability benefits and Supplemental Security Income provide options for disabled individuals. However, it can be difficult to successfully obtain much-needed benefits. Most applications, in fact, are […]

Social Security Disability Benefit Myths

Setting Straight Social Security Disability Benefit Myths Social Security myths tend to spread rapidly, as concerned elderly and disabled persons who can no longer work are relying on benefits as a large, and sometimes only, source of income. In the interest of calming some common worries, this article will highlight some misconceptions regarding Social Security […]

What Happens to Your Worker’s Compensation if You Get Fired?

Yes, you can still get workers’ compensation if you get fired After getting injured at work, you may be unsure of what your next course of action should be. Concerns about your physical well-being, financial status, and capabilities can easily cloud your mind. If your employer fires you in the process, your future might look […]

Why Was My Social Security Disability Claim Denied?

Why Was My Social Security Disability Claim Denied? If your initial Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) claim has been denied, there is no need to panic. Most people do not realize that a majority of applications are initially turned down. You still have a chance to obtain the benefits you need, […]

Can My Medical Treatment Help My SSD Claim?

Applying for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits is notoriously challenging. If you are trying to earn SSD benefits for your illness or injury, it may seem like there is no hope for getting approval. There are so many stories of SSD applications ending in denial, but millions of people have been able to earn their benefits, and […]

Is Your Job Making You Sick?

What To Do If Your Job Is Making You Sick If you believe you are becoming sick because of your job, you may be right. Occupational diseases — which may be illnesses or chronic conditions — are real. Is your job making you sick? Find out how to recover compensation for your occupational illness or […]

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With 35 years of legal experience, Attorney Ellene Welsh specializes in assisting individuals in the Douglasville, Columbus, and West Georgia areas to secure Work Comp, Social Security Disability, and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, leveraging her in-depth knowledge of the systems and collaborating with admin officials to secure her clients the financial support they deserve.

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