SSD Basic Facts View All →

Understanding Social Security Disability (SSD)—An Overview of the Basics

social security disability

By   3 weeks ago

Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about Social Security Disability and learn where to get help with your Social Security Disability claim.

Read More →

Social Security Disability Requirements: How to Qualify for SSD

social security disability requirements

By   3 months ago

Learn here if you meet Social Security Disability’s strict requirements to collect a monthly check. These four questions answer who qualifies and who doesn’t.

Read More →

Social Security Disability Insurance: A Complete Guide

ssd-overview

By   3 months ago

This overview of the Social Security Disability program explains who may qualify to receive benefits, how the process works, how much you’ll receive and when.

Read More →

Who are the four groups of people who can apply for disability and who may meet the requirements for eligibility for Social Security Disability?

By   11 months ago

Learn about the requirements for eligibility for Social Security Disability and about the four groups of people who may be qualify.

Read More →

What is disability according to Social Security Disability law?

Definition

By   11 months ago

Learn about disability as defined by the Social Security Administration and see how working while disabled fits into getting Social Security disability.

Read More →

Do I have to be permanently disabled to get Social Security Disability benefits?

By   11 months ago

Learn how you can get Social Security Disability benefits when your disability is not permanent and see how long you have to be disabled to get benefits.

Read More →

Do I have to be completely incapacitated to get Social Security Disability?

get-social-security

By   11 months ago

Learn how you don’t have to be completely incapacitated to get Social Security disability and how you can to work for pay even while receiving benefits.

Read More →

Apply for SSD View All →

Tips for Filing Your Social Security Disability Application

social security disability application

By   3 weeks ago

Learn when and how to file a Social Security Disability application and find out where to you can get help with your Social Security Disability claim.

Read More →

The Process of Applying for Social Security Disability

applying for social security disability

By   3 months ago

We’ll show your how to apply for Social Security Disability benefits so you’ll have the best chance of winning approval the very first time you file your claim.

Read More →

Disability for Back Pain: What Qualifies for SSDI Benefits?

disability for back pain

By   3 months ago

Back pain and spinal problems are the most frequent Social Security Disability claim. We explain how you can successfully collect SSDI benefits if you qualify.

Read More →

When should I file my Social Security Disability application?

disability-application

By   11 months ago

Find out the best time to file a Social Security Disability application and how to protect your filing date to avoid losing back pay benefits.

Read More →

How do I file an application for Social Security Disability benefits?

application-for-social-security-disability

By   11 months ago

Learn how to file an application for Social Security disability in person, online, or by phone for a worker, a widow, or a disabled adult child.

Read More →

If I am getting workers comp, do I have to wait until it ends before applying for disability benefits from Social Security?

workers comp and ssd

By   11 months ago

Learn the benefits of applying for disability from Social Security early in the life of your workers compensation claim.

Read More →

Can I apply for Social Security Disability while I am still getting sick leave or long term disability from my employer?

long-term-disability and ssd

By   11 months ago

Learn about the timing and benefits of filing a Social Security claim while still receiving sick pay or long-term disability from your employer’s plans.

Read More →

Claims Process View All →

How Social Security Decides Whether You Are Disabled

social security disability claim

By   3 weeks ago

Learn how Social Security decides if you are eligible for Social Security Disability benefits and find out where to get help with your disability claim.

Read More →

The 5 Step Disability Evaluation Under Social Security

disability evaluation under social security

By   3 months ago

Learn here about the five-step qualification process the SSA will use for your disability evaluation for Social Security benefits and you’re closer to approval.

Read More →

Reasons First Time Applicants are Denied Social Security Benefits

denied social security benefits

By   3 months ago

Strengthen your disability benefits claim. Learn the most common reasons why most applicants for Social Security Disability are denied the first time they file.

Read More →

How does the Social Security Administration apply Social Security Disability Laws to determine if I am disabled?

social-security-disability-laws

By   11 months ago

Learn how Social Security Disability laws apply to your claim and how the disability evaluation process will be used to decide if you are disabled.

Read More →

Who decides if I am disabled? If both my doctor and the Social Security disability doctors say I am unable to work, will I be approved?

social-security-disability-doctors

By   11 months ago

See who decides if you are disabled and how Social Security uses your doctors’ and the consultative examination doctors’ opinions in their decision.

Read More →

Is there a Social Security Disability list of impairments, that is, a list of illnesses and injuries, that Social Security considers disabling?

social-security-disability-list-of-impairments

By   11 months ago

Learn about the Social Security Disability List of Impairments that lists illnesses, symptoms and signs that Social Security considers disabling.

Read More →

What does my age have to do with getting disability benefits from Social Security?

age for ssd

By   11 months ago

See when and why your age is part of Social Security’s evaluation process for getting Social Security disability benefits.

Read More →

Appeals View All →

Social Security Disability Appeal

social security disability appeal

By   3 weeks ago

Overturning a Disability Denial with a Social Security Disability Appeal – Learn when and how to appeal a Social Security Disability denial and find out where to get assistance with your Social Security Disability appeal.

Read More →

A Guide to the Social Security Disability Appeal Process

social security disability appeal

By   3 months ago

If your disability application was rejected, don’t give up! We explain how you can go on to win your disability benefits claim through the SSDI appeal process.

Read More →

I was denied Social Security Disability. What can I do?

denied-social-security-disability

By   11 months ago

Learn about the Social Security appeals process to follow when you have been denied Social Security Disability and how an attorney can help your appeal.

Read More →

My doctor says I am disabled, so why was I denied Social Security disability benefits?

denied-social-security-disability-2

By   11 months ago

Learn why you were denied Social Security Disability when your doctor said you were disabled and see how an attorney can help you win your appeal.

Read More →

I received a Social Security Disability denial, but the V.A. says I am disabled.

Approved for VA benefits

By   11 months ago

Learn why you may have received a Social Security Disability denial after the Veterans Administration found you disabled and find out when to appeal.

Read More →

What is the difference between a fully favorable and a partially favorable Social Security Disability decision?

Claim limitations

By   11 months ago

Learn about a partially favorable versus a fully favorable Social Security Disability decision and learn about appealing a partially favorable decision.

Read More →

What is a Social Security Request for Reconsideration?

Changes in health and work

By   11 months ago

Learn how to appeal a denied disability claim with a Social Security Request for Reconsideration and how a lawyer can help you win.

Read More →

Hearings View All →

How to Win Benefits at Your Social Security Disability Hearing

social security disability hearing

By   11 months ago

Learn what to expect and what to do at a Social Security Disability hearing and find out where to get assistance with your hearing.

Read More →

What is a Social Security Disability hearing, and what can I expect when I request a disability hearing?

social-security-disability-hearing

By   11 months ago

Find out about hearing-level appeals, what to expect at a Social Security Disability Hearing, and how lawyers for Social Security Disability can help.

Read More →

What is an administrative law judge and what does he do at Social Security disability hearings?

social security administrative law judge

By   11 months ago

Learn how administrative law judges are trained by Social Security to conduct disability hearings and to decide if you are disabled under the law.

Read More →

If I request a Social Security Disability hearing and have a lawyer do I have to attend the hearing?

social security disability lawyer

By   11 months ago

Learn why attending your Social Security disability hearing with your lawyer is important to proving that you are disabled and to winning your case.

Read More →

How should I answer the judge’s questions at a Social Security Disability hearing?

answering social security disability questions

By   11 months ago

Get tips on how to answer the judge’s questions at your Social Security Disability hearing and learn the most important hearing tip of all.

Read More →

How long will I wait to get a Social Security disability hearing decision and what should I do while I wait?

social security disability hearing date

By   11 months ago

Learn how long you will wait for a Social Security Disability hearing date and a decision, and what you can do to help your appeal while you wait.

Read More →

How long does it take to get a hearing decision and to start collecting Social Security Disability benefits?

Timeframe for Getting a Social Security Hearing Decision

By   11 months ago

Find out how long you’ll wait for a decision after your hearing and, if approved, when you will start collecting Social Security Disability benefits.

Read More →

After Approval View All →

How Much You Will Receive and What to Expect after Approval of Your Social Security Disability Claim

social security disability approval

By   3 weeks ago

Learn about benefits and work after approval of your Social Security Disability claim and where to get assistance if your disability benefits are cut off.

Read More →

Social Security Disability Payments Guide Once You’re Approved

social security disability payments

By   3 months ago

After approval of Social Security Disability Benefits, here’s how to stay compliant to insure that you don’t delay or lose your monthly payments.

Read More →

How will I know whether my application for Social Security Disability benefits has been approved?

notice of approved claim

By   11 months ago

Learn how you will find out whether your application for Social Security disability benefits has been approved, and what do if you are denied.

Read More →

If I am approved for disability, how much will my Social Security Disability benefit be?

Disability Payments for Disabled Workers

By   11 months ago

See how your Social Security disability benefit amount is calculated when you are approved as a disabled worker or widow, or disabled adult child.

Read More →

If I am approved, how much Social Security Disability back pay will I get?

Maximum Number of Back-Pay Months Before Application

By   11 months ago

Learn to count the months of Social Security Disability back pay you can receive and to figure your potential back pay.

Read More →

How long after receiving my first monthly check, will I get my Social Security Disability back pay?

Social Security Disability Back Pay and Ongoing Monthly Benefits

By   11 months ago

Learn about processing times for Social Security Disability back pay, factors that can delay it, and tips on how to speed up payment.

Read More →

Can I keep getting benefits when I am working on Social Security Disability?

network vocational specialists

By   11 months ago

See how Social Security supports your efforts to return to work and how you may get benefits and Medicare while working on Social Security Disability.

Read More →

SSI View All →

Supplemental Security Income—SSI—the Other Disability Benefit

ssi

By   3 weeks ago

Learn about SSI disability for disabled children and disabled adults with limited income and assets. Find out where to get help with an SSI claim or appeal.

Read More →

SSI Benefit Amount for Children with Autism

By   4 weeks ago

Hi Disability Advisor: Our oldest son is receiving SSI due to Autism and we recently received a second diagnosis of the disorder for our second child. We have just applied for SSI for him and are awaiting their decision.  Assuming he gets qualified I have a couple of questions. First, we are currently receiving around $106 […]

Read More →

How to Apply for SSI and Determining Your Eligibility

how-to-apply-for-ssi

By   3 months ago

Do you have questions about how to Apply for SSI Disability benefits? We answer them in this second section of a two-part report on Supplement Security Income.

Read More →

SSI Qualifications: Eligibility for Supplemental Security Income

ssi qualifications

By   3 months ago

“Do I Qualify For SSI benefits?” Get all the details about the Supplemental Security Income program and your SSI Eligibility in this first of a two-part report.

Read More →

What is Supplemental Security Income Disability—also known as SSI—and how is it different from Social Security Disability Insurance, known as SSDI or SSD?

income and assets

By   11 months ago

See how Supplemental Security Income, aka SSI, differs from Social Security, how to get both SSDI and SSI, and how to apply for SSI disability.

Read More →

Can you tell me how to apply for SSI Disability?

how-to-apply-for-ssi-disability

By   11 months ago

Learn how to apply for SSI Disability and how much of the SSI application can be completed online and how much has to filed by phone or in the office.

Read More →

What requirements do I have to meet for SSI Disability eligibility?

ssi-disability-eligibility

By   11 months ago

Acquaint yourself with the various SSI Disability eligibility requirements you must meet to qualify for SSI benefits.

Read More →

Veterans Benefits View All →

How You Can Qualify For VA Benefits

qualify-for-va-benefits

By   1 month ago

Learn more about how to apply for the many types of VA disability benefits available to veterans and their dependants for service-related illnesses and injury.

Read More →

Veterans Disability Benefits: How to Apply and Submit Your Claim

veterans disability benefits

By   3 months ago

Winning approval for military service-connected injuries and illnesses can be a challenging process. We’ll show you how to optimize your VA disability claim.

Read More →

Disabled American Veterans Are Entitled to Compensation

disabled-american-veteran

By   11 months ago

About 600,000 veterans have a service-connected disability – that’s one out of every four of the 2.3 million vets who served in Afghanistan and Iraq. According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, disability compensation is “a monetary benefit paid to veterans who are disabled by an injury or illness that was incurred or aggravated […]

Read More →

Understanding Veterans Disability Benefits

veterans-disability

By   11 months ago

Veterans’ are entitled to compensation for disability from an injury or disease that occurred (or was aggravated) during active military service. This applies to partial or full disability, on a scale from 0 – 100% disabled, depending on how much the condition interferes with your normal life functions. Type of military service In order to […]

Read More →

Do VA Disability Benefits apply only if I’m permanently disabled?

va-disability-benefits

By   11 months ago

Many may think VA disability benefits only apply to someone whose injuries are so severe that they’re confined to a wheelchair or have lost a limb. However, disability compensation is available to any veteran who has a physical or mental illness or injury incurred during, or aggravated by, military service. For each condition that is […]

Read More →

Increase in VA Disability Claims for PTSD

va-disability-claims

By   11 months ago

The VA disability claims, and benefits paid out, for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are increasing. In 2009, PTSD was the third most common approved VA disability condition for vets from Iraq and Afghanistan, after tinnitus and neck/back strain. PTSD a common result of combat Post-traumatic stress disorder is the most common mental health disorder experienced […]

Read More →

Veterans Disability Benefits – How do I apply?

veterans-disability-benefits

By   11 months ago

To receive veterans disability benefits, you need to be officially designated as “disabled” by the Department of Veterans Affairs. According to the DVA, you need to be at least 10% disabled “because of injuries or diseases that were incurred in or aggravated during active duty, active duty for training, or inactive duty training” to be […]

Read More →

Workers Compensation View All →

Workers’ Compensation Benefits: Claims for Work Related Injuries

workers compensation benefits

By   3 months ago

Find out how Workers Compensation Benefits can replace your lost wages and healthcare benefits if you’ve suffered a work-related accident or illness.

Read More →

Construction Accidents: Top Legal Advice for Hispanic Workers

latino-work-injury-lawyer

By   3 months ago

A recent study shows Hispanic construction workers have the highest job site injury and dead rate. Learn what Latino construction worker injury lawyers advise.

Read More →

How the New York Labor Law Protects Construction Workers

new york labor law

By   3 months ago

Learn how New York Construction Accident Law also known as the New York Labor Law 200, 240 & 241 seeks to protect construction workers from job site injuries.

Read More →

Managing Your Money View All →

People with Disabilities: Setting Goals for a Better Life

people with disabilities

By   3 months ago

This practical guide for setting goals for people with disabilities is designed to prepare adults for improving all aspects of their lives.

Read More →

Money Management Skills: Part Two

money-management-2

By   3 months ago

These skills related to money management for people with disabilities are focused on credit and debt, emergency planning and savings, and increasing income.

Read More →

Money Management Skills: Part One

money-management-1

By   3 months ago

The first of five important money management skills for people with disabilities helps you understand different forms of money and basic budgeting tips.

Read More →

Financial Planning to Maximize Your Disability Benefits

disability benefits

By   3 months ago

Answers to critical questions on financial planning for disabled adults prepare you for successful use of your disability benefits.

Read More →

Best Types of Jobs for People with Disabilities to Boost Income

jobs for people with disabilities

By   3 months ago

Practical suggestions about types of jobs for people with disabilities can help you in planning your re-entry into the job market.

Read More →

Send this to friend