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3 Things You MUST Do When Applying for SSDI Benefits

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Are you struggling with being denied Social Security benefits? It can be overwhelming and stressful to deal with, but there are a few tips you should keep in mind when applying for these benefits.

As a lawyer from Pickford Law Firm, I have helped many clients through this process, and I’m here to share my expertise with you.

First and foremost, it’s crucial that you see a physician. Even if you don’t have insurance, you need to have a paper trail of what’s going on with you physically and mentally. This means that you should see a primary care physician or a specialist, but if you can’t, you should go to the emergency room.

You must tell your doctor what is wrong and verbalize what is going on with you physically and mentally. After all, you know your body better than anyone else does. We need a clear diagnosis when we’re presenting your case to the Social Security Administration.

Furthermore, it’s essential to listen to your doctor. If they prescribe medication or exercises, you should take them seriously and comply with their instructions. Doing so will make your case look better, and it will show that you are genuinely disabled. If you aren’t doing what your physician tells you to do, you won’t qualify for Social Security disability benefits.

Finally, I understand that this process can be overwhelming and stressful. That’s why Pickford Law Firm is here to help. We offer free consultations to clients who have been denied disability benefits, and we’re committed to championing your case with compassion, commitment, and competence.

In conclusion, applying for Social Security disability benefits can be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. Remember to see a physician, listen to your doctor, and comply with their instructions. And if you need help, don’t hesitate to contact Pickford Law Firm for a free consultation. We’re here to help you navigate the process and get the benefits you deserve.

Author Bio

Shalondra Grandberry Pickford

Shalondra Grandberry Pickford is a highly skilled attorney and the founder of Pickford Law. Her legal practice is committed to representing clients on various legal matters, including social security disability, veterans’ disability, estate planning, and personal injury. With over ten years of experience in law and a license to practice in Tennessee and Arkansas, Shalondra is committed to providing personalized and effective legal representation to each client.

Shalondra received her Juris Doctorate from The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law and is a member of the Tennessee and Arkansas State Bar Associations. She has received numerous accolades for her work, including the exclusive Rising Stars award from Super Lawyers in 2017 and again in 2022.

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