Phillips Disability, P.C. Blog

The Importance of Cooperating During the Disability Claims Process

When filing a disability claim, you will be working with several individuals, including a Social Security claims representative. He or she will be the face of the Social Security Administration (SSA) while your claim is being processed. This individual… Read More

Video Hearings For Social Security Disability Claims

If you need a disability hearing, you could face a backlog of up to several months before you can be seen by an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ). To help reduce this backlog and streamline the process, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has implemented… Read More

Applying for Disability With a Qualifying Condition for Compassionate Allowance

While the application process for disability benefits can take several months to over a year, the Social Security Administration (SSA) makes every effort to ensure that those who qualify for compassionate allowances are approved quickly and efficiently. The… Read More

Applying for Social Security Disability for a Panic Disorder or Panic Attack

Having a panic disorder or panic attack can significantly impact an individual’s quality of life. If left untreated, it could lead to significant physical and mental complications. If you suffer from panic attacks that severely affects or limits your… Read More

How Disability Recipients Can Prevent and Manage Overpayments

Regardless if you receive a monthly disability payment through Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and/or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), you may be overpaid at any given time. Overpayments occur when disability recipients receive more funds… Read More

Telephonic Hearings for Disability Benefits During COVID-19 Pandemic

As the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has taken action to modify how it handles disability claims pending at the hearing level. Both Social Security offices and hearing offices have since been closed,… Read More

Do Social Security Disability Benefits Vary By State or Remain the Same?

As a federally-funded program, disability benefits issued by the Social Security Administration (SSA) offers financial help to those who suffer from a disabling condition and cannot work. An approved claim could help cover medical bills and daily living… Read More

How to Check the Status of a Pending Social Security Disability Claim

Most applicants want to check the status of their disability claim because of how long it takes to get a decision. It could take several months to find if the Social Security Administration (SSA) either approved or denied your claim for disability benefits.… Read More

Why You Should Not Delay in Filing an Appeal If Denied Disability Benefits

Filing a claim for disability benefits can be complex and time consuming. Most applicants are often initially denied and have to go through the appeals process to obtain the benefits they need. Part of this process involves filing appeals within a timely… Read More

Would My Disability Benefits Increase If My Medical Condition Worsens?

Whether you have been approved or already receiving disability benefits, you may be wondering if these benefits will increase if your medical condition gets worse. Unfortunately, the amount of Social Security disability paid out does not depend on how… Read More

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