Can My Medical Treatment Help My SSD Claim?

WORKER'S COMPENSATION & DISABILITY LAWYER IN GEORGIA

CONTACT US TODAY

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 so can you.

Part of what can help your SSD claim is bolstering your claim with evidence of your disability. One of your strongest pieces of evidence may be your medical treatment. It may be contrary to what you expected, but continuing your treatment during your application can be a major benefit for your claim.

How your treatment can help

Everything related to your health will come into play with your SSD claim. Doctor’s notes, medical history, and your treatment can all impact the outcome of your claim. Suppose the Social Security Administration (SSA) sees that you stopped your treatment once you started your application. In that case, they may assume that you are trying to make your condition look worse or that your condition is not serious enough even to warrant treatment.

Do not give the SSA any reason to deny your claim. Cutting your treatment short and going against your doctor’s wishes is a common mistake many applicants make that can cost you the SSD benefits you need.

Additionally, your treatment can even support your SSD claim by showing the necessary measures you have to take to address your health. These kinds of actions show your sincerity in your medical treatment and can help show that you have your current condition despite your efforts to correct it.

You do not have to fight alone

There are many reasons the SSA may deny your SSD claim. When you are trying to earn the benefits you need, contact an experienced disability attorney for the help you need. They can guide you through your appeals process to avoid critical mistakes and reduce the time it takes to earn approval from the SSA.

The Law Office of Ellene Welsh Logo White

SCHEDULE A FREE CONSULTATION

Contact Form

SERVICES

Social Security Disability Insurance

Supplemental Security Income

Workers Compensation

Hear From Our Clients

The Law Office of Ellene Welsh Testimonials

Avedis SmithAvedis Smith
20:02 27 Jul 23
When I first got my review denial letter from SSA and had to appeal I was crushed...I contacted several lawyers and no one wanted to take my case. I contacted Ellene Welsh law firm and spoke with Annette and told her about my situation(she spoke with Attorney Welsh) they agreed and took my case. Let me tell you, they are so thorough...they took the time to explain everything to me each step of the way and obtained all medical records, worked endlessly with my SSA hearing officer, and help ease my anxiety. I'm happy to write after a long battle I received a fully favorable decision with no hearing!! If you need a office that will work tirelessly for you then look no further...Thankyou so much to Attorney Welsh and Annette...
Donl AtkinsDonl Atkins
21:47 02 Jan 23
Mrs Welsh and her staff were so helpful. They kept me informed every step of the way and I received a better decision than I expected.Would hire them again if needed.
Reign SupremeReign Supreme
17:19 02 Nov 22
Friendly, professional and attentive. I was made to feel comfortable asking questions.
Kimberly HanbackKimberly Hanback
17:04 05 Oct 22
I had tried to get my disability first with a different lawyer and was turned down. When I called thier office to ask about an appeal they said they couldn't help me and was very rude and hung up on me. Found another lawyer who did my appeal was turned down. I called Ellene Welsh and her and her staff were very nice and helpful. Of course it was during the pandemic so we had to do things differently but she helped me and I won my case. Anytime I had a question they were very helpful and nice. If I could just say if you need a great lawyer with a great staff call her. They will fight for you. Love them.
kyle croftkyle croft
20:29 11 Jul 22
After being denied by SSD , I called the Law offices of Ellen Welsh and she got my disability claim approved. Her employees were professional and easy to work with. They took care of everything. I would highly recommend this law firm to anyone needing help with their SSD CLAIM
Kris ArhartKris Arhart
17:46 02 Feb 22
Ms. Ellene Welsh Came recommended from another attorney. The whole process with her office was as smooth as it can be. If you have never had to use a attorney before let me explain something I learned. Every great attorney has a amazing Paralegal / assistant or more behind them. Ms. Welsh team made contact As easy as I can get. Whether it be by phone or email. Thank Ms. Welsh and your amazing office for all the hard work yall did to make this process as easy as possible.
Pam ScheibPam Scheib
02:49 01 Feb 17
I became a client of Ellene's 3 years ago. When I first met Ellene she took a great deal of time to go over my denied paperwork from Social Security. She explained it was not a quick process and we would be looking at least another year to eighteen months before a hearing. She explained every step! When I had questions Becky and other office staff were always there to walk me through my questions and ease my mind and at times frustrations. Never along this journey did I feel ignored or abandoned. Ellene's staff got all my records together for my hearing and thanks to their hard work we got an immediate decision. It is very rare, I knew it was a good case going in, but Ellene made sure every "I" was dotted and every "T" was crossed. She was excellent in front of the judge and knows what she is doing. It was her 20 plus years experience that makes her so good! I can't thank Ellene and her staff enough for all their time, hard work and dedication in helping me with my case. I highly recommend her to anyone looking for a Social Security Disability Attorney.
js_loader

Schedule a Consultation

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.

Get Started
menu linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram