There are a number of reasons why a social security disability claim may be denied. You may have filled out the forms incorrectly or failed to provide enough medical documentation to substantiate your claim. Regardless, when you receive the denial, you may find yourself wondering what happens next. If you received a denial, you may wish to appeal the decision. Here are a few frequently asked questions you may have about appealing a social security disability claim that was denied.
- Whether you've been injured in an auto accident or even physically assaulted at the hands of another, you may be considering filing a personal injury lawsuit to help you recover your medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages stemming from this incident. While personal injury lawsuits are generally handled like other types of tort claims (from product liability lawsuits to wrongful termination), filing a personal injury lawsuit against someone employed by the state or a governmental agency without following proper protocol could lead to the dismissal of your lawsuit.
- There are few situations as scary as waking up after surgery and realizing that an error occurred during that surgery. Some errors, such as damaged nerves, might be immediately recognized once you awake (or the medical team might know about them before you even awake). Other errors, like having left a surgical instrument in the operating site, might become obvious during the healing process. When your surgeon makes an error, it is often fairly easy to file a medical malpractice case.
- Even if you do not have to serve any jail time, having a felony conviction is not something you should take lightly. If you were convicted of a felony, your life will change in many ways and you may not have the privileges you once had. It is important to be aware of how much a felony conviction will affect your life. Here are five consequences of having a felony on your record:
- When you enlist the help of a lawyer in filing for chapter 7 bankruptcy, one of the first questions they're going to ask you is whether or not you owe any back income taxes. How you answer this question could play a big role in the future of your bankruptcy case. Owing income taxes and owing on a substitute for return are two very different things, and if you understand the difference and answer your lawyer accordingly, he or she will be better prepared to help you.