If you have applied for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, you’re probably wondering how your claim is decided. The way the Social Security Administration (SSA) evaluates your claim can seem confusing without the help of someone who knows the system. At Steinger, Iscoe & Greene, our Miami Social Security Disability attorneys have handled hundreds of disability claims cases and we can help you, too.
When you apply for benefits, your application is typically reviewed at a DDS (Disability Determination Services) office.
DDS offices are funded by the federal government and claims examiners at these offices evaluate your medical condition(s) to determine if you are eligible for benefits under the law. They use these five questions to determine if you are disabled:
Having a lawyer by your side during this lengthy and complicated process may increase your chances of being approved for benefits. Contact us today and find out how our Social Security Disability attorneys in Miami can help you.