Unemployment, SSI, Claims, Appeals, Legal Help

Social Security Disability Benefits Information: Getting unemployment benefits can be a hassle. The great majority of initial claims are initially denied. When that happens, a disability attorney can help you appeal the process and have a greater chance of being accepted.

Disability attorneys will help you get assistance with:

  • Social Security Applications,
  • Claim Denials,
  • SSI,
  • Appeal process,
  • Hearing Preparation,
  • Submitting Legal and Medical Evidence,
  • Understanding Rules and Regulations.

Reasons For Denial Of Unemployment Benefits

Unemployment benefits may be denied if you:

  • Violated the tardy or absence policies
  • Acted in a disruptive behavior (harassed the boss, customers or other employees)
  • Used Misconduct
  • Damaged workplace property
  • Intentionally violated workplace rules,
  • Jeopardized the safety of others
  • Voluntarily quit your job
  • Violated the law or had some criminal convictions
  • Refused to perform your job to the best of your ability
  • Don't actively seek full-time work
  • Don't have proof of wages for two of the last four quarters of the last 12 months
  • Worked under the table or had some type of earnings that would make it difficult to verify your wages
  • Are a contractor (self-employed)
  • Got fired

The employer must prove that these incidences occurred. in order to affect your eligibility.

If you have 2 or 3 sources of income, you’ll have to lose the majority of your income in order to qualify for the benefits.

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