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Social Security disability claims can be subject to review

On Behalf of | Sep 27, 2017 | Firm News, Social Security Disability

Many individuals in Colorado and elsewhere have medical conditions that hinder their ability to maintain gainful employment. Those who face similar circumstances could be eligible for aid through Social Security Disability Insurance, and receiving an approval for benefits could relieve a great deal of one’s stress. However, each claim could be subject to review over time, and if it is determined that an individual can work, his or her benefits may be taken away.

Five years after being granted aid through Social Security Disability Insurance, a woman in another state has received notification that her benefits will be ending. According to the letter, a review of her case determined that she was well enough to work. However, she says that the information used in the review was outdated, and that she was never contacted throughout the process.

She was granted total disability following numerous years of hearings and appointments, and she keeps detailed documentation of her medical conditions and limitations. She claims that she cannot stand for extended periods and has trouble moving around, and she uses an inhaler to assist with breathing due to a birth defect in her digestive system. She has filed an appeal of the decision and is waiting for a hearing to be scheduled.

Appealing a similar decision can be a stressful and daunting process, and those who face similar circumstances may find it beneficial to seek guidance early on. By speaking with an attorney with extensive knowledge in Social Security Disability Insurance laws, a client in Colorado could obtain some much-needed advice on how to proceed. An attorney can evaluate the situation and assist a client in pursuing the best outcome possible during subsequent proceedings.

Source: wate.com, “Social Security ends disabled Knoxville woman’s benefits, says she can work“, Don Dare, Sept. 26, 2017

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