Over 65 and Disabled? You Can Still Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits.

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If you are over 65 and no longer able to work full-time (i.e., are disabled), you might be wondering whether you can apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (“SSDI” or “disability benefits”) or whether you should just go ahead and apply for your Social Security retirement benefits. In today’s post we’ll give you some things to consider if you are … Read More

What’s Age Got to Do With It?

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When it comes to Social Security Disability Insurance (“SSDI”) benefits, age is an important factor that can affect your claim. Age Categories. There are two age categories that the Social Security Administration (“SSA”) gives special consideration to. These are: “advanced age” and “closely approaching advanced age.” “Advanced age” is defined by the SSA as any person who is 55 years … Read More

SSD Attorneys on Social Security Disability & Law

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According to the National Academy of Social Insurance, Social Security Disability is a program that “pays monthly benefits to workers who are no longer able to work due to a significant illness or impairment that is expected to last at least a year or to result in death within a year.” Am I Eligible? In order to be eligible for … Read More

What Are the “Grid Rules” in Social Security Disability Cases?

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By Andrew DeLaMare, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. At social security disability hearings, oftentimes an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) can find a social security disability claimant disabled based on the “grid rules.”  What are the “grid rules” and what do they mean in a social security disability case? The grid rules are officially known as the Medical Vocational Guideline Rules … Read More

Advanced Age: What it is and How it Impacts Your Social Security Disability Claim

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By Brooke Qualls, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. In the social security disability process, one thing that can have a great affect on an individual’s claim is that person’s age. Two age categories that are given special consideration are advanced age and closely approaching advanced age. Advanced age is defined by Social Security as an individual 55 years old or … Read More

Social Security Disability and Age

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By Kathleen Overton, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. When clients come into my office at Parmele Law Firm in Liberty, MO, I often hear that they already know that they will not get approved for social security disability because they are too young. Though they are correct that age is a consideration in evaluating a case, being under a certain … Read More

Does My Age Affect My Social Security Disability Claim?

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Does My Age Affect My Social Security Disability Claim?  By Aujsha Weeden, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. As a disability attorney in Springfield, MO, I have met with many people who believe that they are unable to apply for Social Security Disability benefits unless they are close to retirement age. However, it is quite possible for individuals of all ages … Read More