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What is the compassionate allowances program?

Whether you have already submitted your application for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits or you are starting to fill out the paperwork, your case may take some time to process. The Social Security Administration has a backlog of SSDI applicants to sort through, and as the pile continues to accumulate, applicates may be waiting for a while to get a response. In some cases, applicants have passed away from their ailments before they received an approval on their SSDI application from the SSA. In order to avoid these situations, the SSA developed the Compassionate Allowances Program.

When people are reluctant to apply for Social Security Disability

Social Security Disability benefits have helped many people who are unable to work due to physical or mental challenges. Some people may lose the ability to earn an income as a result of a car accident or some other serious hardship that was completely unexpected. Unfortunately, some people who are eligible for these benefits are reluctant to apply. From stress about how one will be perceived as a recipient to uncertainty over whether an application will be approved, there are various reasons why some people are hesitant to apply (or even look into) Social Security Disability benefits.

What to do after being rejected for Social Security disability

When a person is badly injured or develops a severely debilitating condition they are often left to carry the financial burden alone. Workers’ compensation is an option for some, but it might not cover all their needs. Pushing through long-term recovery is a challenge. That’s why Social Security disability is in place.

How do mental disorders get treated when it comes to disability?

Mississippi residents who have mental disorders or disabilities may be wondering: do I qualify for social security disability payments? Those who have physical disabilities will likely have a slightly easier time filing in some cases, but they aren't the only ones who can file. At the Davis-Morris Law Firm, we are here to help you if you have an emotional or mental disorder or disability that can't be seen.

Descriptive medical diagnosis is critical to SS benefits

When people are seeking the help of Social Security disability benefits in Mississippi, they will first be required to submit a comprehensive application that will request important information that is pertinent to deciding their eligibility. Applications that are incomplete, vague or filed incorrectly may immediately be dismissed from consideration. 

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