What Happens If I Work While On Disability?

Parmele Law FirmSocial Security, Uncategorized

If you work, you get a paycheck. If you do not work, you do not get a paycheck. This reality can be harsh for those that are unable to work due to a disability. If that is your situation, you should consider applying for Social Security Disability Income (SSDI). The Social Security Administration (SSA) pays these benefits to disabled workers, … Read More

How Mental Illness Is Treated for Disability Purposes

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Not every disability involves a physical condition. People can become disabled and unable to work from long term exposure to dangerous chemicals, and never exhibit an outward physical disability. People can also suffer from cancer or another disease and still be disabled, even though there is no visible signs of having a physical disability (save for loss of hair from … Read More

How To Help Your Disabled Child Get Benefits

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Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) benefits are typically reserved for people who have worked and paid in to the social security system. But not all disabled persons are adult workers, there are children who have just as great a need for benefits as many adults. But kids do not go to work, so how do you get benefits for a … Read More

What To Do If You Have Little To No Work History And Become Disabled

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Disabled workers have many benefits available to them, the most valuable of which include Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and Supplement Security Income (SSI). These programs are run by the Social Security Administration (SSA) and provide an income stream for workers who are no longer to work due to a disability. The payments are funded by the workers themselves, by … Read More

How To Apply For Disability Benefits

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If you are disabled you may be able to get benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA). The most popular benefit is Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and these benefits provide an income to those people who are no longer able to work due to a disability. Because the process can be intimidating, many people give up this valuable right, … Read More

Three Things To Tell Your Doctor If You Are Disabled

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The process to apply for and get approved for Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) can be long and confusing. But if you have all of your evidence gathered and the right attorney by your side, the procedure does not have to be frustrating. Part of what you need to do is see your doctor right away, and start accumulating medical … Read More

How Long Does A Disability Appeal Take?

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The appeals process for denied disability claims is complex. But that should not deter you from appealing a denial, because many cases are won on appeal. The appeals process does take place in stages, and at any point along the way your case may be approved. However, it can take a bit of time, but it is time well spent … Read More

How Do I Appeal A Denial of SSDI?

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Applying for Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) is a complex and confusing process. Sadly, many applications are denied on initial filing, leaving the applicant wondering what to do next. Some people decide not to take the matter any further, and doing so causes deserving workers to miss out on invaluable benefits. The best step to take after receiving notice of … Read More

What To Do If You Are Denied For Disability

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The sad truth for most disabled workers is that their initial claim for Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) is denied. Receiving the news that your claim has been denied can be devastating, both economically and emotionally. When you are not able to work it is hard to hear that someone does not believe your condition qualifies for much needed benefits. … Read More

Three Ways to Increase Your Chances Of Being Approved For SSDI

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It would be nice if disabled workers had a fast track to benefits, because most times an application is initially denied and the worker has to go through a reconsideration and appeals process. This takes time, which is not a luxury most people have when they are unable to work. Becoming disabled is not only a financial hardship, but presents … Read More