If your application for reconsideration is denied, you have the right to an appeal before an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) who is employed by the Social Security Administration. The judge’s job is to review the facts of your case and make a decision on whether or not you should receive benefits. The fact that you […]
When applying for Social Security Disability benefits, one of the most important pieces of information you will provide to the Social Security Administration is your medical records. The more medical evidence you can provide to support your case, the more likely you are to be approved for benefits. Before applying for Social Security benefits you […]
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) has published a brief entitled Top Ten Facts About Social Security. This brief may help you in understanding the coverage social security provides and the way benefits are calculated.