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December 2014 Archives

National Social Security Disability firm files Chapter 11

Residents in Pennsylvania are aware that there are various factors affecting Social Security Disability benefits for residents all over the nation. Not only has it been presumed that the benefits are set to run short in 2016, but the backlog of appeals is causing those seeking and requiring this benefit to worry. Those seeking Social Security disability, or SSD, should be aware of the current event surrounding the situation and what legal options they might have regarding it.

When can an application for disability benefits be denied?

In the past this blog has discussed the process for appealing a denied Social Security disability application. However, applicants in Pennsylvania may wonder why their application was denied in the first place. In fact, nearly two out of every three initial applications for benefits will be turned down. While this article is not to be taken as specific legal advice, it may give you a better understanding of why some claims are denied.

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