What Evidence and Documents Do I Need to Share with My SSDI Lawyer to Win a Social Security Disability Appeal in Pennsylvania?

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What Medical and Disability-related Evidence Do I Need to Share with My Disability Lawyers for Appealing an SSDI Denial?

When your Social Security Disability SSD claim has been denied, you often feel frustrated and confused about what to do next to win your Social Security Appeal. You can talk for free with our Lancaster disability lawyers to determine your next steps and the documents and evidence you need to obtain Social Security disability benefits you need. If you decide to hire a disability attorney, you should be prepared to provide him or her with an extensive medical background and work history. Before going to your disability law firm to talk with a lawyer about SSDI, make a list of all the doctors and medical professionals you have visited. It is important for your attorney to be able to review your medical records and gain a full understanding of your medical conditions.

For example, a primary care physician will likely see an individual over several years; thus, creating a medical profile of the individual. A medical profile can be especially useful in showing an individual’s capabilities prior to his or her disability. This history can assist an attorney on explaining how a disability has caused an individual’s inability to work. Specifically, an attorney will be able to show medically how your disability now limits you, and that you did not have these limitations prior to the onset of your disability. If you fail to provide your attorney with a full list of medical professionals you have visited, it may be more difficult to prove your

With regard to work history, you will need to do develop a complete record over the last 15 years prior to submitting your application. When assessing a claim, the Administration will consider whether you are able to perform any relevant work you have done. The following factors should be fleshed out in order to build a strong work history:

  • Dates of Employment
  • Number of Hours Worked per Week
  • Salary
  • Typical Job Duties
  • Exertional Requirements
  • Reason for Leaving the Job

It is important to provide as much detail as possible to your attorney. For example, if you were fired from one of your previous jobs, be sure to try and explain why (were you unable to get along with your fellow employees, were you unable to complete work on time, did you miss too many days, etc.). Also, be sure to provide your attorney with any pay stubs that you have received because this may help in determining the amount of benefits that you are entitled.

Having to deal with any major government organization can be nerve-racking. Moreover, it is easy to get lost in the bureaucratic process. The attorneys at Rankin & Gregory are here to help, and we will not charge you a fee unless we recover money for you. If you are considering whether to hire an attorney to assist you with your claim, call us today and we will provide you with a free consultation.

If you have been denied benefits at the initial level and are thinking about appealing, contact us for a free social security disability appeal consultation; there is limited time to exercise your appeal so it is important not to hesitate. At Rankin & Gregory, we provide our clients with zealous representation and we will not take a fee unless you receive a favorable outcome.

Call our Lancaster or Leola – Leacock area PA Social Security Disability Benefits attorneys at 717.656.5000

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