In Social Security Disability claims, the majority of individuals are denied on their initial application, and in the appeal of the initial denial, called a Request for Reconsideration. The reason for these denials are generally thought of as evidence of Social Security’s unofficial policy of denying everyone twice, and forcing them to go to a hearing (almost 2.5 years from the initial application in Florida) so only those who are serious about their claim will continue. Unfortunately, Social Security does not seem to realize this type of mandatory delay, of approximately 2.5 years in Florida, before someone truly looks at your case, is extremely harmful to those who are already struggling to make ends meet due to their disability and inability to work.
It is important to avoid making any type of mistake resulting in additional delays during Social Security's decision-making process. Accordingly, avoiding the 7 common mistakes made in applying for Social Security Disability, published in the article by Medical News Today, is extremely important.
From Medical News Today’s 7 Mistakes to Avoid When Seeking Social Security Disability Benefits- Avoiding the following mistakes will help present your claim in the strongest possible way:
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