In this episode of the Shiller and Hamilton Podcast, host Attorney Derek Harper is joined by J.R. Yates, who has recently rejoined the firm to oversee social security disability cases. Harper and Yates delve into the various aspects of qualifying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), such as the application process, the required medical documentation, and the types of physical and mental conditions that can qualify for disability benefits. They also discuss the potential need for legal representation during appeals and hearings, and Yates emphasizes the importance of accurate and detailed medical records, prompt action, and caution when working with non-attorney representatives. Finally, Yates ends with advice to those filing for Social Security Disability Insurance, and how to work with him directly.
00:36 Who Is J.R. Yates?
01:47 What Does A JAG Officer Do In The Air Force?
05:22 How Did J.R. Yates Join The Air Force?
06:25 What Led J.R. Yates To Handle Social Security Disability Cases?
08:05 What Is The Difference Between SSI And SSDI?
10:22 How Many Work Credits Are Needed To Qualify For Social Security Disability Insurance?
13:26 What Injuries Qualify People To Receive Social Security Disability?
16:52 How Do You Start The Process Applying For Social Security Disability?
20:12 What Causes Someone To Be Denied Social Security?
21:47 Why Is It Important To Have An Attorney When Appealing A Social Security Case?
23:57 Why Should You Avoid Non-Attorney Representatives For SSI Cases?
26:26 Does The Lawyer Need To Be In My State To Help With Social Security Claims?
27:41 J.R Yates Advice For Those Filing Social Security Disability.