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How to File for Social Security in South Carolina

Most people think of Social Security as a retirement fund that you can’t access until you’re 65. The truth is, Social Security exists to protect people in situations where they cannot work. This includes cases of severe illness and injury as well as long-term or permanent disability. Knowing the situations in which you qualify is…


Columbia Car Accident Lawyers Discuss Alleged Faulty Lane Change

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, two sport utility vehicles collided on U.S. 501 near Carolina Forest at approximately 11:59 a.m. on June 22. The accident reportedly happened near the local Dunkin’ Donuts, according to wdpe. Lane Change Goes Awry A spokesman for the State Highway Patrol says that a 2012 Honda SUV and…


SSDI Claim Denied? Hire A Columbia Social Security Disability Benefits Lawyer

Social Security disability claims are tricky and the vast majority are rejected. Upon receiving the rejection letter in the mail, many people are confused, angry, and unsure where to turn for help. A Columbia Social Security disability benefits lawyer explains the essential steps after your claim has been denied. First, do not start filing a new claim. It is essential…


Do You Need To Call A Columbia Social Security Disability Benefits Lawyer?

If you are going through a disabling illness or an injury, you are probably going through a nerve-wrecking and overwhelming time. You are probably constantly scheduling doctor’s appointments, paying medical bills, and worrying about your finances. You do not want any additional frustrations and concerns, but this is what you may be faced with if…

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How To Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits

If you decide to apply for South Carolina Social Security Disability benefits online, you may start your claim immediately.  You don’t need to wait for an appointment, you can apply from anywhere you have access to a computer, and you can avoid time-consuming (and perhaps costly!) trips to a Social Security Office. Steps for Completing…

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What Happens After You’ve Been Denied Disability Benefits?

If you’ve been denied social security benefits in South Carolina, you’re definitely not alone. The Social Security Administration (SSA) denies nearly 75% of all applicants. So you’ve been denied benefits, you’re still disabled, and you still can’t work – what do you do? First, you can file a reconsideration appeal. You have 60 days to…

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Denied Social Security Disability Benefits in South Carolina?

You suddenly find yourself hurt and unable to work. You have a mortgage, a family and bills to pay; you count on the Social Security system that you have paid into to come through. You’ve gone over everything you need to apply for Social Security disability benefits with a fine-tooth comb. You filled out the…