It’s True. Many Social Security Disability Claims are Denied in PA. But You can Appeal Denied Claims if You Meet These Strict Deadlines.

By Dennis L. Plank, Attorney Pennsylvania workers suffering from a disabling injury or medical condition may think that their need for Social Security Disability benefits is clear, but when it comes to actually getting those benefits, things can be more difficult than first meets the eye. On average, less than one in three initial disability benefits requests receives approval from the Social Security Administration.…

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Why so Many Social Security Disability Claims are Refused Because of Paperwork Errors

By Dennis L. Plank, Attorney Pennsylvania workers who suffer from an injury or medical condition that leaves them unable to work may think their need for Social Security Disability benefits is obvious, but securing those benefits is far more difficult than it may seem. On average since 2008, the Social Security Administration awarded benefits to only 22 percent of those submitting Social Security Disability…

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Social Security Disability Claims: 5 Mistakes to Avoid

By Dennis L. Plank, Lancaster Attorney People who have paid into Social Security for years and become disabled might think collecting Social Security Disability benefits is easy. Unfortunately, the exact opposite is true. Between 60 and 70 percent of Social Security Disability, claims get rejected. The good news With the help of a Lancaster attorney skilled in SSD law, applicants can appeal a denied…

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Don’t Give Up: Tips for Fighting a Denied Social Security Disability Claim

By Dennis L. Plank, Attorney If you live in Lancaster County and become disabled, you have options. Social Security Disability Insurance is a monthly benefit paid to you and your family if you are no longer able to work. However, denied Social Security disability claims can unfairly prevent you from getting the financial assistance you deserve. The truth is, securing those benefits is no…

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How to Avoid Mistakes When You Appeal a Denied Social Security Disability Claim

By Dennis Plank, Attorney Denied Social Security Disability claims can be tough to deal with, for many reasons. Suffering from a disabling injury or medical condition is already challenging, both physically and emotionally. Not only must you deal with the effects of your disability, but also with the worry of how you are going to provide for yourself and your family if you are…

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SSD Mistakes: Why Social Security Disability Claims are Denied and how to Appeal

Filing for a social security disability (SSD) claim can be a long and complicated process. It can be challenging to track and document financial and medical situations. Many people are confused by the requirements for doctor appointments, paperwork, and detailed medical requests. Even the most organized filers can inadvertently make mistakes that lead to a denial of SSD benefits. If you're getting ready to…

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