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 →
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 →
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?
Learn about the requirements for eligibility for Social Security Disability and about the four groups of people who may be qualify.Read More →
Learn about disability as defined by the Social Security Administration and see how working while disabled fits into getting Social Security disability.Read More →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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?
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?
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 →
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 →
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 →
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?
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?
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?
Learn about the Social Security Disability List of Impairments that lists illnesses, symptoms and signs that Social Security considers disabling.Read More →
See when and why your age is part of Social Security’s evaluation process for getting Social Security disability benefits.Read More →
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 →
Dear Disability Advisor, My SSI and SSD case has been at the disability determination office for 8 months. Lots of medical records late etc. But I got a call out of blue today from local office saying please call us back promptly. The lady said your caseworker at disability determination wants me to verify your […]Read More →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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?
Learn about a partially favorable versus a fully favorable Social Security Disability decision and learn about appealing a partially favorable decision.Read More →
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?
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 →
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?
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 →
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?
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?
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 →
How Much You Will Receive and What to Expect after Approval of Your Social Security Disability Claim
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 →
Dear Disability Advisor, My step mother recently informed me that I would be receiving in my name back pay benefits for when I lived with her as a teen of her disability claim. I am now 32 and had no idea this claim existed. But she has told me that the money belongs to her. […]Read More →
Dear Disability Advisor, I looked up my status of social security disability claim and this is what it states: “Your claim for Disability benefits has been approved. A detailed notice has been sent to you with your benefit information. For more information please use the Benefit Verification Letter to check your benefit details” “If you […]Read More →
Hello, If you begin the Ticket to Work Program shortly after a medical review is initiated, presumably Social Security is then able to finish the review since it had already begun prior to beginning the program. Hypothetically if Social Security finds that you are no longer disabled or medically improved, but you had already started […]Read More →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
Dear Disability Advisor, My adult disabled son receives both SSDI and SSI. I understand that the money he has been receiving is now paid directly to the responsible parties of the board and care where he lives.These people are now the payee, replacing my son as payee. I assume the recipient of these funds receives $1100 […]Read More →
Dear Disability Advisor, My Sister Was Approved 3 years ago but Was Homeless Living On The Streets. The Family Has Finally Found Her, So How Long Will It Take For Her To Get Her Disability Benefits When We Take Her To Social Security Office And My Mom Be Her Payee? Collage Dear Collage, Your mother […]Read More →
Dear Disability Advisor, My 56 year old brother in law has not worked since he has been 22 years old. When he was 18 his parents had him committed with scizophrenia briefly for a week or so, he begged them to come home and they let him. He never went for treatment, went off his […]Read More →
Dear Disability Advisor, My daughter was diagnosed with autism when she was 4 years old. She is now 18 years old and eligible for SSI. Is she eligible to receive SSD based on me and her father’s working and contributions to SSA? If so, what would need to be done to switch from SSI to […]Read More →
Dear Disability Advisor, I am a single mom with 4 children. My 2 daughters receive court ordered support. And my disabled son that gets SSI and his non eligible brother also gets court ordered support from their father (different father than my daughters) If I have a roommate move in that makes very good money […]Read More →
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 →
Grants are available to help certain disabled veterans buy or adapt a home to meet your needs. The program aims to help vets with certain permanent and total service-connected disabilities to live independently in a barrier-free living environment. To be eligible, veterans first must apply for disability benefits with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Once […]Read More →
Dear Disability Advisor, I’m currently appealing a decision based off my C&P exam for an increase. I asked for an increase on my left knee that is service connected and is rated at 10%. My left knee buckles and gives out twice a month, it pops every time I walk and has daily pain around […]Read More →
Dear Disability Advisor, USMC 1977, three weeks into training I broke my wrist doing jump down push-ups and was sent home (from) my position because of scare tactics of operation and recovery time by USMC. I filed for velocities. They said it was an old break, had arthritis in it. (They) said it was an oversight at recruitment […]Read More →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
Workers’ compensation insurance covers most of work place injuries, but not all, on the job injuries. Learn more about types of injuries covered in work injury settlement.Read More →
The workers’ compensation system provides no-fault coverage for a majority of workers across the United States. This arrangement will furnish some funds to replace lost wages and cover medical expenses for a covered worker from an occupational injury, disability or disease. This type of insurance is expensive to the employers because it is provided at […]Read More →
Learn more about workers’ compensation, a form of insurance that provides for financial compensation and medical benefits for employees if injured at work.Read More →
A detailed outline of the worker’s compensation claims process and how you can file today to begin receiving benefits for your work related injury.Read More →
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 →
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 →
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 →
Learn how an ABLE account for disabled persons provides a tax-free savings plan that covers qualified expenses such as education, housing, and transportation.Read More →
This practical guide for setting goals for people with disabilities is designed to prepare adults for improving all aspects of their lives.Read More →
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 →
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 →
Answers to critical questions on financial planning for disabled adults prepare you for successful use of your disability benefits.Read More →
Practical suggestions about types of jobs for people with disabilities can help you in planning your re-entry into the job market.Read More →