Betsy Walits' answer If self represented, you’ll get a CD before your hearing. If represented, your Atty should be able to view the file at any time. SSA controls when people can/cannot view their file.
Alexander Florian Steciuch's answer The answer should be no. The benefits your children are receiving are for themselves. They're not some sort of inheritance from your husband's estate that the state can lay claim to.
Paul Stanko's answer Unless you have a suspect, calling the police may be futile. Ask your college security or police department to investigate, and contact one of the three major credit agencies to put out a fraud alert.
Peter Munsing's answer Likely but your doctors have to say that you can't do anything else. You may have wage loss benefits through the car wreck, and depending on how it happened you may have other claims and if you haven't already should talk to a member of the Pa. Assn for Justice--we give free consultations so you can have detailed answers. Certainly begin by getting he paperwork from your local Social Security office. If your wreck was caused by a drunk driver you may be able to get medical bills paid by the...
Jonathan Alexander Heeps' answer Sorry to hear about your condition. If you are referring to Social Security Disability Benefits or Supplemental Security Income benefits you do not technically need an attorney. However, hiring an attorney is highly recommended. Social Security attorneys collect contingent fees when they win your case. Those fees are regulated by the Social Security Administration they are capped at 25% or $6,000 (which ever is less) from your past due benefits.
Jake Causing Santos' answer I practice in NJ so I am not familiar with Indiana's regulations but the general rule for Social Security is they are not bound by disability determinations made by other government agencies. However, I have in the past used other government disability determinations as additional evidence to supplement the medical records.
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