Oh geez, Erin!!! What is going on with those people! Get a lawyer...forget the appeal - get someone to do it for you! There are a ton of places you can find online.
I sent my 1st appeal at the beginning of the month and haven't heard a peep yet.....
My prayers are with you...I hope you get the support and help you need....I'm floored you did not get it this time around with all that you have been going through and diagnosed with since your last application!
Thanks Oreo, you're great. You guys I feel have helped me most to get through that ordeal.
The appeal is being sent in the mail. I should get it next week. I know that there are lawyers who take no payment unless you get your claim settled. I have to think about it. I most likely will end up getting a lawyer...(perhaps it's time to call some peeps who owe me favors!)
Money is a major issue. I was getting by OK for a while...but today, forget it...the Dr and transportation and meds set me back. I want one of those pro bono lawyers!
One step at a time. Doing my best to keep positive.
I've seen on the internet that there are some out there that won't take a dime unless you win, then they take a percentage of your retro check. So, I would guess if they feel you don't have a chance - they won't take you in.....HOwever, erin, I can't imagine with your list of issues that they would even consider denying taking your case.
Thought and prayers and gentle hugs your way.
Nope, I won't give up. This is my body and well being I'm fighting for. Heck...I paid into the system for over a decade....I did my best all these years while sick, and just can't do no more...at least not now. I want nothing more than to be better in the future.
Am going to talk with some people this week when I see my appeal package & read it over.
What a terrible thing to go through and put people through when ill.
Post Edited (CaMama) : 1/11/2006 10:25:21 AM (GMT-7)