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Social Security Disability FAQ

FAQ About Social Security Disability

Do you have an injury or medical condition that makes you unable to perform your job? The Law Office of Donna Simpson in Cookeville is dedicated to pursuing disability benefits for those now unable to work.

An Insurance System for America

Social Security Disability (SSD) is a government insurance system that you and other American workers paid into while working so that benefits are available when you need them. Here are some frequently asked questions regarding SSD that you may be thinking about.

Are You Able to Help Me Fill out My SSD Application?

Yes, our firm takes active participation in all phases of your application to make sure all the necessary details are in place. This ensures that you have a favorable chance of attaining SSD benefit coverage.

What Is the Difference Between SSI and SSDI?

There are many different acronyms when it comes to the Social Security system. Many Americans get confused between SSI and SSDI. SSDI is Social Security Disability Insurance, which is for disabled workers who have accumulated enough work credits to qualify for the insurance program. SSI stands for Supplemental Security Income and benefits low-income persons who have not earned enough work credits to be eligible for SSDI or who do not have a work history.

Is It True that Denials of Benefit Appeals
Are Common?

Yes, while it is true that appeals and denials are part of the SSD process for many, having a skilled lawyer on your side can reduce the chance that you will be denied.

Skill and Experience You Can Count On

Attorney Donna Simpson has worked with SSDI and SSI cases for 40 years. She takes the time to make sure you are educated about the disability process and prioritizes communication, so you know what is going on in your case at all times.

Contact Us Today

Get the benefit of experience. The Law Office of Donna Simpson offers skilled legal services for everything from SSD eligibility consultation to appeal preparation. Give us a call to schedule an appointment, or reach us with our online contact form.