Three Ways to Make the Social Security Disability Application Process Easier

What’s changed?

When you think about that simple question you likely have a complicated answer. Many things have changed since you got sick or injured. Physically, you are unable to work or enjoy the things that you used to do, and emotionally you may be struggling to adjust to your new reality. However, there is a third element to your life that should not be neglected.

How Are You Going to Pay Your Bills?

Your financial worries may be significant. Social Security disability may help you, but the Social Security disability application process may seem daunting. It doesn’t have to be that way. There are things that you can do from your Omaha home to make the Social Security disability application process easier. Specifically, you can:

  • Know if you qualify. In order to collect Social Security disability you must be totally disabled. You must have a qualifying condition and you must have worked for the required number of years. Other requirements may also apply to your case.
     
  • Fill out your application correctly and completely. Make sure that you have all of the required information and that your application is completed correctly. One mistake can result in your application being denied.
     
  • Don’t do this alone. There is too much at stake. You do not have to do this by yourself.
     

A properly completed application may take several months to be approved. Don’t risk waiting longer than you have to because your application is denied.

Learn More Today

Remain in control of your life and your financial future by finding out more about your rights and about how you may be able to continue living in your Omaha home. To learn more, please request a FREE copy of our book, 5 Deadly Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Social Security Disability Case, so that you know how to avoid those mistakes and how to protect yourself.

Sean D. Cuddigan
SSA and VA Disability Attorney in Omaha, Nebraska