Most people in Mississippi understand that the process of getting Social Security Disability is often lengthy and a denial is a common result. However, what many people fail to realize is the Social Security Disability process is pretty straightforward. As long as you meet all the requirements, getting benefits is not difficult. Yes, it may still take time because the system is overloaded with applications, but if you qualify, you get benefits in the end.
If you have a health issue or an injury that prevents you from working in Mississippi, you may want to apply for Social Security Disability. The Social Security Administration has strict rules on who qualifies for these benefits. They are not as easy to get as other benefits from the SSA because of the nature of them where the SSA has to decide if you are truly disabled. However, there are a few reasons why your request for SSDI may be denied.
If your Social Security disability claim was denied in Mississippi, you’re probably considering your next steps. The fact is that many claims are denied and by filing an appeal you can hopefully secure the benefits you need when you’re unable to support yourself due to an injury or illness. The Social Security Administration explains your different options for filing an appeal.
Some Mississippi disability cases are relatively straightforward, but even these often require a substantial amount of paperwork. Individuals who pursue benefits on behalf of a disabled child tend to face a higher amount of complexity. However, it is often possible for one to complete these applications relatively efficiently when armed with adequate knowledge of the SSDI system.
If a medical condition or physical injury keeps you from working, you may know you have the right to seek benefits through one of the Social Security Administration's disability programs. Mississippi readers understand effectively navigating the application process and securing the benefits you need is a complex process, and many first-time claims come back denied.
Mental conditions and disorders are common, but for some Mississippi residents, these issues may prevent them from working. If you or a loved one is unable to work due a medically diagnosed mental condition, it is possible that you will be eligible for disability benefits.
Applying for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits can be a daunting task. The application process is complicated, and numerous requirements must be met before you are awarded benefits. Even worse, nearly 75 percent of all initial applications are denied.
Although the vast majority of our readers probably understand that there are many people who are employed in jobs that are potentially dangerous, they probably also know that there are just as many people who engage in simple and mundane tasks in their positions of employment. Some factory workers, for instance, may stand in the same place doing the same thing all day, and many people who work in offices may sit at the same desk and complete the same tasks day in and day out. The reality is, however, that even these workers may be putting themselves at risk for debilitating health disorders -- repetitive motion disorder, in particular.
When workers in Mississippi are injured on the job and unable to earn an income, many different questions may cross their minds. How did the workplace accident happen? Who was responsible? Will I qualify for workers' compensation benefits? Is my injury severe enough to qualify for Social Security disability benefits?
There are government benefits available for Mississippians who are disabled. Though permanent disability is not a requirement to receive Social Security Disability (SSD) or Social Security Income (SSI), the Social Security Administration does define total disability. This occurs when an individual is unable to earn more than the substantial gainful activity (SGA) for a given year.