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|0 Comments

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

The role of the ‘blue book’ in determining Social Security Disability eligibility

Do you know what the Social Security Blue Book is? Formally titled “Disability Evaluation Under Social Security,” it’s a list of disabilities that presumptively qualifies a claimant for disability benefits. Unfortunately, the Blue Book is often misleading and misunderstood by people who apply for SS benefits. Many people come to us under the impression that they will be automatically awarded benefits because their diagnosis is in the book, but this list is extremely nuanced and has extremely detailed requirements. To learn more, watch the short video.

By |2022-04-21T15:03:01-05:00April 15th, 2022|Application process, Blog, Eligibility, SSD|Comments Off on The role of the ‘blue book’ in determining Social Security Disability eligibility

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

What Eye Problems Qualify for Disability Benefits

To qualify for disability benefits due to an eye disorder you must be able to show that the condition is expected to last 12 or more months. Here are common eye problems that may qualify for disability benefits.

By |2022-03-21T16:54:39-05:00March 21st, 2022|Blog, Eligibility, SSD, Various diseases and conditions|Comments Off on What Eye Problems Qualify for Disability Benefits

What Accidental Injuries Can Result in Disabilities?

Many of the accidental injuries lead to short- and long-term disabilities. In fact, 25% of 20-year-olds can expect to be out of work for at least one year or more due to a disability, potentially making them eligible for social security disability insurance benefits.

By |2022-03-16T15:38:19-05:00March 16th, 2022|Blog, SSD, Various diseases and conditions|Comments Off on What Accidental Injuries Can Result in Disabilities?

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