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Social Security Disability Benefits

The process of receiving disability benefits starts with the application. The information you provide enables the Social Security Administration to assess whether or not you meet their disability requirements.

Must I stop working before I can apply for Social Security Disability (SSD)?

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Learn when you can apply for Social Security Disability benefits while you are still working and see how work earnings relate to your eligibility. ... Read more

After I file a disability claim, how long does it take the Social Security office to make a determination?

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Find out how long your Social Security office typically takes to process a Social Security disability claim and learn when expedited handling applies.... Read more

I submitted my Social Security application for disability benefits. What is next?

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Learn what you can do after you file your Social Security application for disability and while you wait for a decision on your disability claim.... Read more

I haven’t seen a doctor much for my bipolar disorder because I don’t have insurance. How will this affect my Social Security Disability claim?

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Get tips on applying for Social Security disability when you have a physical or mental illness, such as a bipolar disorder, and you lack medical records.... Read more

How can a Social Security disability lawyer help me get Social Security benefits?

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Learn how a disability attorney can help your disability claim or appeal and increase the chances of your getting Disability Social Security benefits.... Read more

Social Security Disability Benefits for Arthritis

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How to get Social Security disability benefits for arthritis. We’ll show you the guidelines, what documents you need, and what will help prove that arthritis impairs your ability to work.... Read more

Disability for Back Pain: What Qualifies for SSDI Benefits?

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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

Social Security Disability Benefits for Cancer

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We explain how cancer patients may be eligible for social security disability benefits and possibly supplemental security income, what you need to document your illness to qualify, and how your case will be evaluated.... Read more

Can I Get Social Security Disability for Depression and Anxiety?

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You may be able to get SSDI for severe depression and anxiety, if you can prove your symptoms are truly disabling. We explain the steps you must take to have your case approved if you are qualified.... Read more

Disability Benefits for Diabetes Patients

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This overview explains how diabetes alone rarely qualifies for disability benefits, but you may qualify if you have additional medical conditions that impact your ability to earn sufficient income.... Read more

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