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What Is Some Good SSDI Advice?

Advice for Your SSDI Claim

When you are left unable to work, perhaps facing financial hardships, it is vital that you receive the benefits to which you are entitled. Especially when you have been paying into Social Security all these years, you deserve to see some of that money back. With proper legal guidance, you can successfully file your SSDI claim. A Social Security disability lawyer from our firm can provide you with additional advice so that you do not unwittingly undermine your claim. The Zendeh Del Law Firm, PLLC has over 20 years of combined legal experience, and here is where you can find the legal counsel and representation you need to work towards getting your claim accepted.

What To Do at the Doctor's Office

Your case can be affected by every doctor's visit.

When you go to see your physician or doctor, you should:

  • Accurately report all your problems and ailments. What you need is a medical record demonstrating everything that is ailing you. This is not the time to be reticent.

  • You should not hold back about anything that is affecting you; fully inform your doctor or any medical professional with whom you are consulting.

  • Ask your doctor to fill out a functional assessment, where he or she will write down your abilities and disabilities, such as how long you are able to stand.

  • Follow your doctor's every order, including prescriptions and referrals.

  • Check up with your doctor at least every few months, if not every month.

  • Make it a point to never miss an appointment. If you absolutely cannot make it, then be sure to contact your doctor so as to let him or her know. Infrequent visits to the doctor or a failure to keep appointments can tell a judge that you are not seriously disabled.

  • You should further inform your attorney about the doctor visits you have had since being disabled, as they are legally required to obtain all your medical records for your case.

Can a History of Substance Abuse Affect My SSDI Claim?

Substance abuse is something that can disqualify you from SSD benefits. If you have former or present use of controlled substances, such as cocaine, marijuana, ecstasy, or alcohol, then a judge needs to see that you are taking steps to deal with it, such as quitting drug use and attending your local AA and/or NA meetings. Otherwise, drug or substance abuse can get your claim denied.

Trustworthy Social Security Disability Attorney in Dallas

A lot is riding on your SSD claim. You deserve to have uncompromising legal representation that will fight for you. At The Zendeh Del Law Firm, PLLC, you can find the dedication and experience that you need. If you retain our firm, you will work with an attorney with a 10.0 Superb rating from Avvo and an AV Preeminent® rated lawyerwho earned this peer rating for outstanding ethics and legal skill.

The Zendeh Del Law Firm, PLLC can help you navigate the complex paperwork and even appeals procedure involved with Social Security Disability Insurance. Act today to start receiving SSD benefits.

Contact The Zendeh Del Law Firm, PLLC immediately!