Answers to Social Security Disability Questions

Your Guide Through a Complex Process

It’s natural to have a lot of questions when health problems disrupt your life and leave you unable to work.

Where will money for your basic expenses come from? What will your future look like?

Income from Social Security Disability benefits can ease your worries. But the disability system is complicated—and leaves you with even more questions.

Think of this page as a resource just for you, created by the law firm of Schneider, Schneider & Schneider.

We’re your hometown disability attorneys with offices in Fargo and Grand Forks. Our mission is to help people in North Dakota and northwest Minnesota get through tough times brought on by serious medical conditions.

Keep reading for answers to some of the most common questions we hear from our clients about applying for Social Security Disability benefits.

And for answers about particular situation, we’ll provide an evaluation of your case for free.

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Answers to Questions from Social Security Disability Applicants

Am I eligible for Social Security Disability benefits?

How does my age affect my chances of getting Social Security Disability benefits?

What information will my attorney need for my disability claim?

How long does it take to get Social Security Disability benefits?

How much money will I receive from Social Security Disability benefits?

Can I get health insurance with Social Security Disability benefits?

What is the difference between SSDI and SSI?

Why is Social Security denying my claim after my doctor said I have a disability?

What should I do if I was denied Social Security Disability benefits?

What will happen at my disability hearing?

Do I need a lawyer to help me with my disability claim?

What does it cost to get a Social Security Disability attorney?

What are the biggest mistakes people make when applying for Social Security Disability benefits?

Intended for informational purposes only. This piece is not intended as legal advice and should not be construed as such. Please contact an attorney for questions regarding Minnesota workers’ compensation laws.