Insider Secrets About the Social Security Disability Claim’s Process in the Tampa Bay Area
We have been hard hit in the Tampa Bay Area with losses of jobs and layoffs. Unfortunately, some of the first people to be laid off are the working disabled. Their employer may have been able to accommodate their physical or psychiatric problems but when times get tough for employers and first to lose their jobs can be the disabled.
A number of Floridians seeking Social Security Disability benefits has increased over 50%. This year and nearly 157,000 in Florida sought Social Security Disability benefits according to the Social Security Administration.
Statistics show that almost 2/3rd of those who have applied were rejected on the first try. The next step is to file a request for reconsideration and the statistics aren’t much better. However, statistics show that anywhere from 60-70% of Social Security Disability applicants are approved at the hearing stage.
If you get approved for Social Security Disability benefits, what will you get? The average Social Security Disability recipient receives about $1,082 per month. And, after two years of receiving Social Security Disability benefits health coverage under Medicare.
According to the Tampa Tribune, in the Tampa Bay Area about 16,000 people are waiting for their disability cases to work their way through the Social Security system. More than 122,000 people in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties received Social Security Disability benefits.
The Social Security Administration doesn’t always make it easy for Social Security Disability applicants to get their benefits. To learn more about the Social Security Disability claims process and your rights to Social Security Disability benefits, you can order you free copy of Your Rights to Social Security Disability Benefits. Call today at 727.894.3188 to get a copy of the book and to schedule a free consultation.