If you do not know how to sign up for Social Security Disability, Crest SSD can help you apply for free. We recommend working with a disability expert such as Crest SSD to complete the application as thoroughly and accurately as possible.
A Crest SSD representative can help you through the whole process and increase your chances for approval by 75%.
Let us help you with your application by completing this free, no-obligation evaluation.
How Does Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Work?
Social Security uses both medical disability criteria and non-medical criteria to determine whether you qualify for Social Security disability. You may be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits based on your age, work history, and medical condition. To qualify you must be able to show:
- You are medically disabled.
- You earned enough work credits and are considered “insured” under the SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance) program.
How Do I Apply for SSDI With Crest SSD?
To see if you qualify for disability benefits or to review your claim, fill out the free evaluation form on this page. You can also contact us by phone or email to begin your evaluation and possible application. Our office hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST and you can reach us directly at:
- Phone: 1-800-798-7781
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are always available to support you or a loved one with the disability application or wherever assistance is needed all across the United States.
After contacting us, your case will be evaluated for free by an experienced Social Security Disability attorney. Our representatives handle the forms, the filings, and the paperwork so that once your details are verified, we will file for SSDI benefits on your behalf.
Crest SSD will make sure everything is completed as quickly as possible. Then, after your application is submitted, we will follow up with the SSA and keep you updated with regularity.
We will walk you through the entire SSDI process and represent you with an attorney at your appeals hearing. This is the most important part of our work since most cases are won at the hearing level. Applicants that are not represented at their hearing have a much lower chance of getting benefits than those that are represented by an experienced attorney.
What If I Have Applied Before?
Many first-time applicants are denied benefits at the initial stage, but the key is to file for an appeal because success rates on appeals are much higher than those applying for benefits for the first time.
It is not easy to be approved for SSDI. If you applied before and were denied, a Crest SSD attorney can file an appeal on your behalf. Every day, we help applicants who were initially denied then receive the benefits they deserve. If you want to increase your chances of being approved for benefits, complete the free evaluation on this page.
Do not get discouraged and give up, as we can help you through this complex and lengthy process. Applicants who go through the process on their own are more likely to continue to get denied compared to applicants who get help from our attorneys.
How Long Will It Take To Get Approved?
Hiring a disability advocate will not only greatly increase your chances of being awarded benefits, but it can also speed up the process. In 2020, the average wait time for disability benefits was around 15 months. Working with us can help shorten that timeline.
Every claim is different, and we have the resources and experience to ensure that you have everything necessary to speed up the process. We understand how important these disability payments are to you, so we do everything in our power to get your benefits as soon as possible.
How Much Are The Disability Attorney Fees?
There are no upfront costs for helping you apply for SSDI or at any point in your claim. We work on a contingency fee basis and are paid only if you receive benefits.
Furthermore, the Federal Government limits the fees paid to attorneys for representation. Once we succeed at getting your benefits approved, we receive a one-time fee that equals 25% of the past-due benefits you are awarded (back pay), up to a maximum of $6,000.
All your future monthly payments are entirely yours; we do not take any portion of your ongoing benefits.
How Do I Prove That I Am Disabled?
To be approved for disability benefits, your condition (physical or mental) must be severe enough to have a significant effect on your ability to do basic work-related tasks. In addition:
- Your condition must last at least one full year.
- Your condition must be severe enough to meet SSA requirements.
- You must also have paid Social Security taxes for 5 out of the past 10 years.
The SSA also requires that your condition prevents you from working and earning a monthly amount equal to what is known as Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA). In 2020, that amount is $1,260.
Find Support When Applying for Social Security Disability
The disability application process is very difficult because there are strict requirements to qualify and they can be tricky to navigate. If you have questions about how to sign up for Social Security Disability, contact Crest SSD today.
Call us at the number above to get started on your application. We can help you start on the right path to receive Social Security Disability benefits!