FAQ Section B

  • If I am approved for social security disability benefits, how much will I get?
  • How far back will they pay benefits if I am found disabled?
  • What do I do if SSA denies my claim for social security disability benefits?
  • Why does SSA turn down so many claims for disability benefits?
  • I only want to get back the money I put in social security. Why do they make it so hard for me to get my own money back?
  • What is "reconsideration"?
  • Who makes the reconsideration determination?
  • What are my chances of winning at reconsideration?
  • Do I have to go through reconsideration?
  • How long does it take to get a hearing on a social security disability claim?
  • What is the social security hearing like?
  • What are my chances of winning at a hearing?
  • If the Administrative Law Judge denies my claim, can I appeal anymore?
  • What is the Appeals Council?
  • Can I appeal a case beyond Social Security to the Federal Courts?
  • If I get on social security disability benefits and start feeling better and want to return to work, can I return to work?
  • Where can I go to get help with my social security disability claim?
  • Do I really have to hire a lawyer to represent me in my social security disability claim?
  • How do lawyers who represent social security disability claimants get paid?
  • Can alcoholics and drug addicts really get social security disability benefits?

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