Chicago Heights, IL asked in Social Security for Illinois

Q: Will I have a better chance in being approved for SSI benefits if my condition has worsened and Ive had surgery since.

I was previously denied for SSI benefits, my lawyer then appealed the decision, and prior to the completion of the appeal process my lawyer had dropped my case because he was moving out of state and Im assuming since I didnt take action from there on that my case was denied. Since then , about 3 years ago or so, my condition has worsened to point in which I couldnt walk for very long or very far and underwent a L5S1 lumbar laminectomy. The surgery helped my walking ability for a little while but other symptoms have worsened and Im starting to have the same walking issues again. Is it possible I may have better luck this time, or should I expect the same result.

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Ray Choudhry
Ray Choudhry
  • Social Security Disability Lawyer
  • Moline, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Doesn't cost a nickel to apply.

So why not.

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