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Chicago Social Security Disability FAQs

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Answers to your Chicago SSDI FAQs

If I win my case, how much money will I receive?

If you are found eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits (SSDIB), the amount you will receive each month is calculated based on ...

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How much does it cost to hire an attorney for my disability case?
What if I can't afford it?

Federal law regulates attorneys’ fees in Social Security disability cases. So, virtually every disability lawyer works on the same fee basis....

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How long does it take to obtain my disability benefits once a claim for
benefits is filed?

It can take approximately 6 months to receive a decision on your initial application and again on reconsideration. If your application is denied, i...

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Who is eligible for disability benefits from Social Security?

Sometimes disability results from a combination of health problems. Just because you can still do some things well doesn’t mean you’re ...

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Who decides if I am disabled and eligible for benefits?

After a Social Security disability claim is filed, the case is sent to a disability examiner. The examiner makes the initial decision on the claim....

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My neighbor received Social Security Disability and is not even disabled.
Why was I denied?

Most people who apply for Social Security disability benefits are, in fact, denied. You can be denied for any number of reasons, often through no f...

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Where is Nash Disability Law located? Do you offer telephone appointments?

We have three offices located throughout the Chicago area. We also offer telephone appointments. We encourage you to CONTACT...

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What can't a lawyer do for me?

No lawyer can push around the federal government, or change the law to your benefit. An experienced lawyer, like the disability lawyers at Nash Dis...

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My doctor says I am disabled, or put me on "light duty." So why is Social Security denying my disability claim?

It is not up to your doctor to determine whether you are disabled. It is up to Social Security to make their own decision regardless of what your d...

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Will I receive medical insurance?

If you are awarded Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits (SSDIB), you will be eligible for Medicare coverage after a waiting period of 29 f...

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I'm interested in talking with Nash Disability Law. What should I do next?

Call Nash Disability Law today! Whether you’ve already begun the application process or are still thinking of applying, Nash Disability wants...

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Why do I need a lawyer to help me, and why should I hire Nash Disability Law?

Social Security statistics show that claimants who are represented by lawyers win more often than those who are not represented. Your best chance o...

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When should I contact an attorney about representation? Should I wait until my hearing is scheduled?

Contact an attorney as soon as possible. Don’t wait until your hearing is scheduled. It may be too late for an attorney to gather the proper ...

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I have a mental illness. Am I eligible for Social Security disability benefits?

Yes, mental illness is a frequently used basis for getting Social Security disability benefits.

Unfortunately it is still not uncommon for m...

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Social Security said that I would be able to return to work. Should I wait to see if my health improves or should I appeal?

Don’t wait to see if your health improves. You have a limited time to appeal from your initial denial. CONTACT THE EXP...

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