If a New Jersey resident suffered an injury that caused a disability that may be either permanent or prolonged, state authorities may approve an application by the injured resident for Social Security disability benefits. In many cases, however, due to a paralyzing disability, it may be impossible for a Social Security disability benefits claimant to come to the requisite departmental offices to process an application.
A Social Security Disability benefits claimant also may find it beneficial to consult professional legal help in order to understand the various options available and help a disabled resident complete the application process. New Jersey authorities in charge of Social Security Disability benefits have initiated a program where anyone claiming eligibility for disability benefits can now process a claim online from home or even a hospital Bed.
Filing online allows for faster processing of an application so a Social Security disability benefits claimant may be approved quickly. To help a disabled claimant, New Jersey authorities have provided a tutorial, which can be viewed online to help guide an applicant through the various procedures and regulations that need to be followed in order to get a claim approved.
Not only have the online procedures expedited filling and processing applications for Social Security disability benefits, they also have been a boon to recipients by providing regular and timely information about the processing of a Social Security disability benefits claim. An applicant can keep checking the status of a Social Security disability online claim as often as necessary, until one has been posted. This new initiative has already helped thousands of New Jersey residents process and follow up on a Social Security claim.
Source: State.NJ.us, “How to apply online for Social Security disability benefits,” accessed on March 27, 2015