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How to Apply for SSD in Virginia

Posted by B. Patrick Agnew | Nov 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you have become disabled, then you may be able to qualify for social security disability (SSD) until you are able to begin working again. To apply for SSD, you must have the following information: Social Security Number Proof of Your Age Medical Records Contact Information for Your Doctors and Hospitals Lab or Test Results The post How to Apply for SSD in Virginia appeared first on Agnew & Rosenberger Virginia Law Firm.

If you have become disabled, then you may be able to qualify for social security disability (SSD) until you are able to begin working again. To apply for SSD, you must have the following information:

  • Social Security Number
  • Proof of Your Age
  • Medical Records
  • Contact Information for Your Doctors and Hospitals
  • Lab or Test Results for Your Disability
  • Most Recent W-2 or Federal Tax Return
  • Job Description and Company

In addition to this personal information, you must also provide information about your family members, should you wish to apply for benefits for them as well. This includes their social security numbers, proof of their age, and proof of marriage (for your spouse). Please note that any documents need to be originals or certified copies.

Once you have all this information, you need to complete SA-3368 and the Disability Benefit Application. Make sure that you have everything by reviewing the Disability Benefits Checklist . After you have applied, it may take up to 5 months for the government to process your claim.

What to Do if Your SSD Claim is Denied

If your claim is denied, then you have the right to appeal the decision. Obtain counsel from a Roanoke Social Security Disability attorney at Agnew & Rosenberger, PLLC before making your appeal. We can help you compile the evidence you need to make a successful claim. Our lawyers have represented clients before the Social Security Administration (SSA), the Virginia Court of Appeals, and federal courts, so you can trust that we are well-equipped to handle yours as well.

Get your free case evaluation with one of our attorneys today! We have over 80 years of combined experience to use to your benefit. Call the office or fill out a form online to begin working with our team.

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B. Patrick Agnew

B. Patrick Agnew was born and raised in Roanoke, Virginia and Bedford County. He received his undergraduate degree from Liberty University and studied philosophy and government. Patrick received his law degree from the Regent University School of Law.

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