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Children’s Disability Claims, Childhood Domains, and Mental Illness

Social Security Disability Attorney Does your child have a disability? If so, your family may be entitled to receive financial support through a Social Security disability claim. Child disability claims are notoriously complex. We want to make sure every family has the tools, information, and resources they need to navigate the claims process. Here, attorney Harold W. Conick provide an overview of the most important things parents should know about children’s disability claims, childhood domains, and mental health disorders.

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Did You Get a Notice of Social Security Disability Overpayment? Here is What You Should Know

Social Security Disability AttorneyIf you recently received a Notice of Overpayment for your SSDI benefits, it is normal to be confused, stressed out, and frustrated. You need to know how to protect your rights. As the Social Security Administration (SSA) explains, the concept of an ‘overpayment’ is relatively straightforward: The agency thinks, for whatever reason, you received more money than you should have been paid.

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Social Security Disability Claims: What it Means to ‘Equal a Listing’

Social Security Disability AttorneyThe Social Security Administration (SSA) has a ‘Blue Book,’ which lists the impairments that qualify for disability benefits. Of course, not everyone’s illness or medical condition fits perfectly in a box. This raises an important question: What happens if you have a disability or medical condition that does not quite fit with Social Security’s list?

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Your Guide to Child Disability Benefits

Social Security Disability AttorneyDoes your child have a disability? If so, you and your family may be eligible to obtain financial benefits through Social Security. We want to make sure all parents in Illinois have access to the information and resources they need to protect and provide for their family. Here, Attorney Harold W. Conick provides an overview of the most important things you need to know about child and adult disability benefits. Continue reading “Your Guide to Child Disability Benefits”

The Social Security Administration Wants to Terminate My Disability Benefits: What are My Options?

Social Security Disability AttorneyIs the Social Security Administration (SSA) trying to end your disability benefits? Do you believe they are doing so in error? If so, it is crucial you take immediate action to protect your rights — you can still file an appeal, but there are strict deadlines to do so. Here, Harold W. Conick explains the most important things you need to know about saving your benefits from an unjustified termination.

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Can I Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits If I Am Receiving Workers’ Comp in Illinois?

Social Security Disability Attorney Workplace accidents remain a serious issue in Illinois. Depending on the severity of the accident, a worked-related injury could keep an employee off the job for months, years, or even permanently. Injured workers are protected, in part, by the state’s workers’ compensation insurance system.

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Fibromyalgia and Social Security Disability Benefits: What You Need to Know

Social Security Disability AttorneyAccording to the Mayo Clinic, fibromyalgia is a medical disorder characterized by complex and widespread issues with musculoskeletal pain. People who are suffering from fibromyalgia also report dealing with chronic fatigue, difficulty sleeping and mood disorders. Harold W. Conick & Associates Ltd., our Social Security disability attorney, highlight three key things you need to know about fibromyalgia claims and disability benefits.

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Social Security Disability Claims: What is Reconsideration?

Conick - 1 - Social Security Disability Claims_ What is Reconsideration_January2020Unfortunately, getting access to Social Security disability benefits can be difficult. According to the Social Security Administration (SSA), approximately 70 percent of initial Social Security disability applications are denied. If your Social Security disability claim was denied in Illinois, there are still legal options available. You have the right to request a reconsideration.

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Dealing with a Social Security Disability Insurance Application Rejection

Social Security Disability AttorneyAn overwhelming number of SSDI applications are rejected every year due to various reasons. Therefore, if you recently applied for Social Security Disability Benefits and your application got rejected, there is no need to be distraught or disappointed. While getting your application rejected is not an ideal outcome, you need to plan your next step right away. If you truly fit the eligibility criteria of the program, you will ultimately succeed. All you need is proper guidance and instruction. According to experienced social security disability lawyers, many applicants face rejection at first due to incomplete or improperly filled applications. Before we move on to providing guidance on how to deal with rejection, let’s briefly discuss the SSDI program.

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How to Successfully Apply for SSDI

Social Security Disability AttorneyThe US federal program, SSDI, exists in order to provide financial assistance to tax paying disabled Americans. Due to a wide range of factors, including unsafe work environments, quite a significant number of Americans become disabled. Due to lack of awareness regarding the prerequisites of the SSDI program, a lot of people who are not eligible for financial benefits under this program apply for it. This, along with other factors, has contributed to a whopping 65% rejection of applications every year. The high percentage of denied applications may cause deserving candidates to feel less optimistic about their chances. Therefore, it is imperative to understand that the program has a set of conditions which you need to fulfill. If you meet all of the prerequisites, there is no reason for your application to be denied.

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