Guide To Social Security Disability Benefits

Social Security Disability Benefits

If you are living with a short-term or long-term disability, you might qualify for Social Security disability pay through Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). These disability benefits go to people who have met work history, disability, and income criteria, allowing them to pay for necessities, such as housing or medical costs. Understanding Social Security disability … Read more

How To Appeal If Your Disability Claim Is Denied

Disability Appeal

If your Social Security disability claim has been denied, you have the right to submit an appeal. Before filing an appeal, you should learn more about the appeals process to create a strong disability case that overturns the denial.  4 Levels of the Appeals Process Request for Reconsideration Hearing by Administrative Law Judge Appeals Council … Read more

Are You Eligible for SSDI Back Pay?

SSDI Back Pay

If you are currently disabled and in need of financial assistance, you may qualify for a monthly benefit from the Social Security Administration (SSA). The two most common disability programs are Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Of the two, SSDI typically pays out more to its beneficiaries per month. SSDI … Read more

8 Ways a Social Security Disability Lawyer Can Help You Win Benefits

Disability Lawyer

You’re not alone if you’ve tried applying for Social Security disability benefits through the Social Security Administration (SSA) and found the process challenging. The approval process requires medical records, work credits, and a sometimes confusing claims process. Hiring a Social Security disability lawyer may be your best path toward receiving disability benefits. 8 Benefits of … Read more

What Are Invisible Disabilities?

Invisible disabilities are a type of disability that limits a person’s ability to perform the essential duties of their day but does not produce symptoms that those around them can see. Many conditions have disabling symptoms that are unseen. 9 Types of Invisible Disabilities You may interact with many people who suffer from these invisible … Read more

How To Get Disability Benefits for Back Pain

Back Pain Disability

Living with chronic back pain can range from mildly annoying to fully debilitating. In some cases, chronic back pain can prevent a patient from carrying out typical daily activities, including being able to work. Many jobs include sitting, standing, or walking for long periods, all of which can be irritating to back conditions. By some … Read more

Do You Need a Disability Advocate?

Disability Advocate

Applicants for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits may find it helpful to partner with a trained and qualified representative who can advocate on their behalf throughout the disability claims process. A disability advocate can help navigate the claims process, provide essential insight and advice and also manage some of the details, deadlines, and documentation requirements … Read more

What Are Social Security Work Credits?

SSA Work Credits

To qualify for certain federal programs like Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), survivor and dependent benefits, and Social Security retirement benefits, you need to prove you have made enough contributions to your Social Security account in the form of work credits. These Social Security work credits show that you have “paid into” the system through … Read more

How To Prepare for the Consultative Exam

If you are When you apply for SSDI, you must include comprehensive medical evidence that shows your disability is severe enough to qualify for benefits. For SSDI, this means that your disability prevents you from working and is expected to last at least 12 months or end in death. Every disability claimant will be asked … Read more

Get Back To Work With the Ticket To Work Program

Ticket To Work

If you have a long-term disability that affects your ability to work, you may be eligible for a Social Security disability benefit such as ​​Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). These programs are designed to supplement the income of individuals who aren’t able to earn enough to live on, but they … Read more

What Is the No Surprises Act?

No Surprises Act

The debate over healthcare may seem never-ending, but there has been at least one bipartisan bill passed recently that may offer a bit of hope. The No Surprises Act went into effect on January 1, 2022, and aims to address the mounting cost of surprise medical bills that millions of Americans receive every year. The … Read more