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Scott D. Brown
John P. Lander
Kim R. Snitker
Travis M. Armbrust
Kaitlyn J. Ausborn
 
Brown, Kinsey,
Funkhouser & Lander, P.L.C.

214 North Adams,
Mason City, Iowa 50401
Phone: (641) 423-6223
Fax: (641) 423-9995
SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY - Frequently Asked Questions
Q. If I am collecting workers' compensation benefits, may I also receive Social Security Disability Benefits?
Q. How may a Social Security lawyer help me in the appeals process?
Q. Does my disability have to be permanent to receive Social Security Disability Benefits?
Q. What is the federal definition for "disability" required to receive Social Security Disability Benefits?
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How much does Social Security benefits pay?

Q.

May benefits decisions be appealed?

Q. When should I file for benefits?
Q. When should benefits start?
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What information is needed to file for disability benefits?

Q. Could a mental illness qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits?
"Contact an Iowa Social Security disability lawyer representing clients in Webster City, Iowa today to schedule your initial consultation."
 
QUESTION

What information is needed to file for disability benefits?

 

ANSWER

To begin, you need your Social Security number and the Social Security numbers of any of your dependants who may receive benefits. Certified copies of the birth certificates of all of these will be requested. All of the names, addresses and phone numbers where you received care, including all doctors, hospitals, clinics and other institutions, are mandatory, including the dates of all medical visits and tests. All of the medical records pertaining to your disability also need to be provided. The names and dosage of all medications you take need to be listed. A summary of your complete work history, including dates and descriptions of your duties for up to the past 15 years or more, is also needed.

 
Please review the content on this site for more detailed information that applies to state laws and individual situations. It is important to review your questions with an experienced Social Security attorney to ensure you are receiving all of the rights and benefits that you are entitled.
 
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