Are You Entitled to Claim Disability Benefits?Written by Paul Hood
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Completion of all requirements does not necessarily mean that your application will be approved. A caseworker from SSA and a caseworker from state Disability Determination Service (DDS) will have to determine if your claim is valid and recommend a decision regarding status of your application. If your application is approved, your SSI benefits will include cash payments at a minimum of $579 per month for an individual or $869 per month for a couple (2005). Your state may supplement this amount. The federal amount is adjusted in January of each year, depending on U.S. cost of living.
You will also be eligible for Medicaid, food stamps, rehabilitation, and home care if necessary.
However, not all applications are approved. Fact is two out of three persons who apply for disability benefits are initially rejected. What you can do is make an appeal for reconsideration of your case. Appeals have a good chance of winning provided that your disability is indeed valid.
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Lehman, Lee & Xu Recognized by Practical Law CompanyWritten by Lehman, Lee & Xu
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Commenting on firm’s entries in yearbook, Mr. Lehman said, ““It is an honor to be acknowledged by Practical Law Company. Lehman, Lee & Xu is proud to assist both its Chinese and foreign clients in navigating rapidly growing and evolving legal field.” Established in 1992 as one of first private law firms in China, Lehman, Lee & Xu employs a highly-experienced team of over 110 lawyers, patent and trademark agents representing both foreign and Chinese clients throughout China in a variety of enterprises. With branches in various Chinese cities including Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Hong Kong, Lehman, Lee & Xu is considered a leader of re-established Chinese legal profession. The firm has been recognized by media and Chinese Ministry of Justice as one of best law firms in China. For More information on firm and its practice, please visit www.lehmanlaw.com.
Established in 1992 as one of the first private law firms in China, Lehman, Lee & Xu employs a highly-experienced team of over 110 lawyers, patent and trademark agents representing both foreign and Chinese clients throughout China in a variety of enterprises.