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Topic: Does the amount of BP make a difference?  (Read 609 times)
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« on: April 07, 2017, 03:29:00 PM »

Does the amount of backpay you receive make a difference in processing time?

For example will someone with 6 months of BP get it before someone with 25 months.?

Lawyer said they try to move the older cases first so the BP doesn't keep getting bigger. But he could have just been saying that.

Paul :-)
Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% of how you react to it
Name: Paul
Location: NJ
Age at Application: 47
Disability: DDD, Chronic Pain, Failed Spinal Fusion C4-C6, Herniated Discs L2-L4
Date Applied: 8/15/2014
First Approval/Denial Date: Denied 9/2014
Reconsideration Approval/Denial Date: Denied 1/2015
Date OTR Approved/Sent to Hearing: Sent to Hearing to be scheduled 2/15/2016
Date Hearing Notice Received: Hearing Dismissal Notice Received 4/04/2017
ALJ Approval/Denial Date: APPROVED - 3/16/2017 Case was approved while being reviewed for hearing Onset dated moved up to 5/1/2014
Date Award Letter Received: Received 6/12/2017
Date Back Pay Received: 6/7/2017 -- Mine
Date Dependent Benefits Received: 6/7/2017 - Daughters
Additional Info: First check will be 7/26/2017
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« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2017, 03:36:59 PM »

Larger amounts (30k+) require 3 signatures which can delay things.  If there is SSI or WC offsets, it can delay things. 60-90 days is a general estimation.  Unless there is a serious DIRE Need situation, you just need to be patient.
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