Applying for Disability Lawyer

188 views

Published on

Applying for Disability Lawyer With www.kaplanmorrell.com

Published in: Law, Economy & Finance, Business
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
188
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
3
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Applying for Disability Lawyer

  1. 1. Applying for Disability lawyer Michael H. Kaplan Kaplan Morrell ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
  2. 2. SSDI or SSI? Two major programs provide disability benefits: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) – You must earn sufficient credits based on taxable work to be “insured” Supplemental Security Income (SSI) – payments made determined by financial need, and are payable to adults or children who are disabled or blind, have limited income and resources, and meet the living arrangement requirements Kaplan Morrell ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
  3. 3. Making the Decision to File • Health Considerations • Financial Considerations • Emotional Considerations Kaplan Morrell ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
  4. 4. The Filing Process Online or In person? Kaplan Morrell ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
  5. 5. Our Suggested Checklist for Filing  Filling Out the SSI and SSDI Forms  State Funding / Programs  Support Letter (after first denial)  Doctor’s Support Letters  (Condition) Research  (Condition) Doctor’s Evaluation  Medical Records  Approved Cases in State  Daily Journal (with all listings) Kaplan Morrell ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
  6. 6. Early Approval is Possible! Listing of condition under kaplanmorrell regulations Kaplan Morrell ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
  7. 7. Listing of Impairments Kaplan Morrell ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
  8. 8. Residual Functional Capacity An individual’s residual functional capacity is his or her ability to do physical and mental work activities on a sustained basis despite limitations from his or her impairments. All of the impairments must be considered, including impairments that are not severe. Kaplan Morrell ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
  9. 9. Stages of Appeal • Reconsideration • Hearing • Appeals Counsel • U.S. District Court Kaplan Morrell ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
  10. 10. Administrative Hearings • Preparation • Witnesses • Medical Experts • Vocational Experts Kaplan Morrell ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
  11. 11. Contingent Fee 25% of retroactive payments Attorney Fee Kaplan Morrell ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
  12. 12. Questions? Kaplan Morrell ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
  13. 13. Thanks for listening! Kaplan Michael www.kaplanmorrell.com Kaplan Morrell ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦

×