The process of determining if a California resident qualifies for Social Security disability benefits can be lengthy. This is unfortunate for all individuals who require support to live their lives in the wake of their injuries and illnesses. However, the Social Security Administration does employ an expedited review process that grants qualifying individuals' benefits on a faster timeline. This expedited review is called the compassionate allowances program.
Americans are encouraged to make their own way. Our culture is often viewed as based on personal grit, determination and hard work. We strive to do what we can for ourselves and others, but sometimes even the hardest working Californians cannot overcome their hardships to provide for themselves and their families. When injuries and illnesses stand in individuals' financial paths it can be next to impossible for them to get ahead.