Benefits of Receiving Social Security Disability as a Disabled Veteran

Roughly 1.1 million of veterans have a disability rating of 70% or greater, which greatly interferes with their ability to work. For these veterans, VA disability benefits may not be enough to make up for lost income. In these cases, they may be eligible for social security disability (SSD) benefits.

By |2020-08-31T14:46:22-05:00August 31st, 2020|Blog, Eligibility, SSD, SSI|Comments Off on Benefits of Receiving Social Security Disability as a Disabled Veteran

When to Hire a Disability Advocate or Lawyer

The best time to hire a disability attorney or disability advocate is before you begin the SSD application process. Though both disability attorneys and disability advocates know what information would best support your SSD application and can help you prepare for appeals, disability attorneys usually have more experience and training with trial prep, trial practice, and understanding legal precedent that could help during an appeal. 

By |2020-08-24T20:56:35-05:00August 24th, 2020|Application process, Blog, SSD, SSI|Comments Off on When to Hire a Disability Advocate or Lawyer

Can You Apply for Disability Benefits with Narcolepsy?

We’re frequently asked whether narcolepsy is a disability that can qualify for social security disability (SSD) benefits. The answer is yes, though it’s more difficult than with other disabilities.

By |2020-08-12T22:11:44-05:00August 12th, 2020|Blog, Eligibility, SSD, SSI, Various diseases and conditions|Comments Off on Can You Apply for Disability Benefits with Narcolepsy?

Illinois Unemployment and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) / Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Can you collect unemployment and apply for Social Security Disability [...]

By |2020-05-12T19:35:49-05:00April 28th, 2020|Eligibility, SSD, SSI|Comments Off on Illinois Unemployment and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) / Supplemental Security Income (SSI)