How does the COVID-19 outbreak effect my Social Security Disability case?
Q. How does the COVID-19 outbreak effect my Social Security Disability case?
A. Social Security is still processing claims for disability benefits during the coronavirus outbreak. If you applied and were denied, appealed and are now awaiting a hearing, Social Security is beginning to schedule a few in-person hearings at this time. In recent months, most claimants have been offered a Social Security hearing instead either in a telephonic conference or a videoconference using Microsoft Teams. We recommend that you discuss the best strategy for how you deal with this situation by discussing it with your lawyer that specializes in Social Security Disability law. If you do not have a lawyer who is assisting you, please free to contact me for a free consultation regarding your rights and benefits.
–Atty. Robert MacDonald