What Is The Timeline to Be Approved for SSI/SSD Benefits?

Learn about the factors involved in receiving benefits from the SSA. A discussion of the timeline for SSI and SSDI benefits. Based on the timeframe for each phase of the application process, it can take anywhere from three months to almost three years to be approved for benefits.

By |2021-03-17T16:14:03-05:00March 15th, 2021|Application process, Blog, SSD, SSI|Comments Off on What Is The Timeline to Be Approved for SSI/SSD Benefits?

Social Security Disability and a Cerebral Spinal Fluid (CSF) Leak

Here are the 4 most common ways to win an SSD and SSI case due to a Cerebral Spinal Fluid (CSF) leak. If you or a loved one is suffering from a CSF leak and has questions about navigating the Social Security process we can help.

By |2020-12-02T13:54:31-06:00December 2nd, 2020|Blog, SSD, SSI, Various diseases and conditions|Comments Off on Social Security Disability and a Cerebral Spinal Fluid (CSF) Leak

Can Certain Disability Payments and Workers’ Compensation Affect Your Social Security Benefits?

While individuals can receive multiple benefits based on their disability status, certain payments can affect the amount of their monthly social security disability benefit. These other benefits may cause your monthly benefit amount to be reduced or eliminated. Here’s how receipt of certain disability payments and workers’ compensation payments can affect your SSD or SSI benefits. 

By |2020-11-10T17:59:20-06:00November 10th, 2020|Blog, SSD, SSI|Comments Off on Can Certain Disability Payments and Workers’ Compensation Affect Your Social Security Benefits?

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?