There are two types of Social Security disability benefits. Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits (DIB) and Supplemental Security Income Benefits (SSI).
-Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits (DIB) is available to individuals who have accumulated a sufficient number of work credits by working and paying taxes.
-Supplemental Security Income Benefits (SSI) is available to low-income individuals who have either never worked or who have not earned enough work credits to qualify for DIB.
Once you file a DIB and/or SSI initial application, Social Security will mail you a letter with their decision. If you receive a denial letter you will only have sixty (60) days to file a request for reconsideration. If you are denied reconsideration you will only have sixty (60) days to request a hearing.
Social Security Representatives are compensated based on a percentage of the past due benefits. We can discuss representative fees at the time of consultation.
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