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Author Topic: APPROVED 1ST TIME WITH ATTORNEY!!!  (Read 2408 times)

Andynurse

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APPROVED 1ST TIME WITH ATTORNEY!!!
« on: August 03, 2022, 08:47:55 am »
  I am thrilled to report that I was told over the phone I was approved this past Monday, Aug 1st.  I am posting what I believe will help others. Yes, I have an attorney from the initial application July, 2021.  I don't believe that did a fabulous job either.  What I can tell you is that the last x-ray reports that were sent to SSA, were very detailed, unlike my intial ones.  I can also tell you that the doc who did my medical evaluation, commented " denials, just part of the process".  Don't believe a word they say to you at all!!! This was completed in April, 2022.  I still don't know what diagnosis was given for the mental portion of that evaluation. I can tell you that my major depressive disorder has worsened over the past 2 years.  I am so grateful for everyone's help here, and that's one of the reasons why I am letting you know some of my experiences..any questions, just ask,be well everyone!!!!🥰🥰🥰🥰

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Re: APPROVED 1ST TIME WITH ATTORNEY!!!
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2022, 09:58:52 am »
  I am thrilled to report that I was told over the phone I was approved this past Monday, Aug 1st.  I am posting what I believe will help others. Yes, I have an attorney from the initial application July, 2021.  I don't believe that did a fabulous job either.  What I can tell you is that the last x-ray reports that were sent to SSA, were very detailed, unlike my intial ones.  I can also tell you that the doc who did my medical evaluation, commented " denials, just part of the process".  Don't believe a word they say to you at all!!! This was completed in April, 2022.  I still don't know what diagnosis was given for the mental portion of that evaluation. I can tell you that my major depressive disorder has worsened over the past 2 years.  I am so grateful for everyone's help here, and that's one of the reasons why I am letting you know some of my experiences..any questions, just ask,be well everyone!!!!🥰🥰🥰🥰


Congrats on your approval!!!

Did SSA call you or did you call them to check the status? Or did your attorney call you to tell you the good news?
Location: IL
Age at Application: 31
Disability: Depression, anxiety
Applied: 11/2013
First Denial: 03/2014
Reconsideration Denial: 11/2014
Hearing: 11/13/15 (Friday the 13th!)
ALJ Approval: 01/15/16 Fully Favorable
Back Pay: 02/13/16
Award Letter: 02/17/16
1st monthly benefit: 03/21/16

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Re: APPROVED 1ST TIME WITH ATTORNEY!!!
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2022, 02:55:19 pm »
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Re: APPROVED 1ST TIME WITH ATTORNEY!!!
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2022, 04:03:11 pm »
Congratulations !!
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Re: APPROVED 1ST TIME WITH ATTORNEY!!!
« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2022, 11:39:04 pm »
Congratulations
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Re: APPROVED 1ST TIME WITH ATTORNEY!!!
« Reply #5 on: August 04, 2022, 10:34:53 am »
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Re: APPROVED 1ST TIME WITH ATTORNEY!!!
« Reply #6 on: August 04, 2022, 09:09:41 pm »
It's a great pick-me-up to hear your story And have a final Happy Ending.
Thanks for being here and posting Andynurse.
Way To Go!!!

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Re: APPROVED 1ST TIME WITH ATTORNEY!!!
« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2022, 07:34:02 pm »
Thank you all for being such a great support system for all, struggling,  crying,  yelling and the God awful depression that only worsened for me during the wait to hear something.   I found out that I was approved over the phone with my local SSA office.   I will describe how this happened. A few months ago,  I was informed by the  paralegal that my file was sent to my local office for " closure " I quote because that is exactly what she told me.  Then, speedo to a week before I found out,  I started getting phone calls from the local office asking me tons of questions regarding my last job.  Questions like " did you have to feed patients" , " did you have to  obtain vital signs", all descriptions of what I used to do before becoming disabled during my final job, which was basically a sedentary job.  I started to figure out that all of these questions were a " yes" and how would I ever obtain vital signs or a specimen,  and how would I feed a patient while needing to use a walker or cane.  They kept calling me with more questions every day.  I finally got the nerve up to ask if I was approved by the last phone call I received and it was " YES MAME ", I just was overwhelmed with the response and don't remember anything else 🙃.  This was 8/1, and I received my back pay on the  3rd!!!!! Now that's what I'm talking about!!!lol..just hang in there  ( I know exactly how you feel) and just have your phone near at all times and this could happen to you!!! God bless everyone 🙏 ❤️