About Neil Good

Neil H. Good understands how overwhelming and confusing it can be to apply for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. However, for someone who’s been injured, it’s critical to work with an attorney who understands the application process. That’s why Neil has dedicated his career to making the process as simple as possible for disabled and ill clients across the county. With more than 30 years of experience and over 4,000 satisfied clients, Neil is committed to learning about you and your specific case so you can get the benefits you need. Neil regularly speaks at the National Organization of Social Security Claims Representatives conference on the importance of cross-examining medical experts. He also speaks on topics related to Social Security Disability benefits and Supplemental Security Income to hospital support groups, health groups, township services organizations, social services organizations, community groups, and more.

What Can You Expect After You Win Your SSD Case?

So you have received notice that you’ve won your SSD case and are entitled to social security disability benefits. Congratulations! Although the hard part is over, that doesn’t mean you no longer have to deal with the Social Security Administration (SSA). Here is what you can expect after winning your SSD case.

By |2022-06-06T14:09:41-05:00May 27th, 2022|Application process, Blog, SSD|Comments Off on What Can You Expect After You Win Your SSD Case?

What Other Benefits Can I Get With Social Security Disability?

If your income was your family’s sole or primary source of support, you may worry whether those benefits will be sufficient to cover your monthly expenses. Depending on the circumstances, you may be eligible to receive other benefits to supplement what you receive from social security disability.

By |2022-05-17T04:55:45-05:00May 16th, 2022|Blog, SSD, SSI|Comments Off on What Other Benefits Can I Get With Social Security Disability?

Spinal Stenosis And Applying For Social Security Disability Benefits

To qualify for SSD benefits based on a diagnosis of spinal stenosis, applicants must meet each of the criteria listed in the SSA’s disability blue book, with appropriate imaging to support the diagnosis and its negative effect on the ability to work. Do you suffer from Spinal Stenosis and are you considering applying for SSD Benefits? Learn more about the process in this blog post.

By |2022-05-10T15:47:48-05:00May 3rd, 2022|Blog, SSD, Various diseases and conditions|Comments Off on Spinal Stenosis And Applying For Social Security Disability Benefits

What to Expect During A Social Security Disability Hearing in Federal Court

For Social Security disability claimants deep in the appeals process, a Social Security Disability Hearing in federal court is the last stop on the road to obtaining disability benefits. So what makes for a good case in federal court such that you have a shot at winning your appeal?

By |2022-04-25T10:33:10-05:00April 21st, 2022|Appeals, Blog, SSD|Comments Off on What to Expect During A Social Security Disability Hearing in Federal Court

What is the Difference Between Disability Insurance and Social Security Disability Insurance

How can you best protect yourself in the event of an unforeseen accident or illness? Learn about Disability Insurance and Social Security Disability Insurance and your best available options.

By |2022-04-11T13:36:47-05:00April 2nd, 2022|Blog, SSD|Comments Off on What is the Difference Between Disability Insurance and Social Security Disability Insurance

Retirement and Social Security Disability

Whether you can receive retirement and SSDI benefits depends on what you mean by “retirement”. For SSDI purposes, retirement means benefits paid through the SSA. Yet Social Security retirement benefits are not always the only benefit people receive when they retire. Pensions or 401(k) plans through an employer also pay benefits at retirement. While many people generically refer to each of these as “retirement” benefits, for purposes of receiving both SSDI and retirement benefits, they are very different.

By |2022-03-10T17:00:33-06:00March 5th, 2022|Blog, SSD|1 Comment

Are SSD Benefits Taxable?

One of the first questions people have when they’re approved for social security disability (SSD) benefits is: Will I have to pay federal taxes on my SSD benefits? The answer depends on the type of social security disability benefits received and the recipient’s other income.

By |2022-02-07T12:23:38-06:00February 5th, 2022|Blog, SSD, SSI|Comments Off on Are SSD Benefits Taxable?