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Be Careful of What You Do and Say at Your Social Security Disability Examination

By Ken Marks | October 14, 2021 | Comments Off on Be Careful of What You Do and Say at Your Social Security Disability Examination

When you apply for Supplemental Security disability insurance (SSDI) through the Social Security Administration, you must meet the requirements for eligibility in order to receive benefits. If you have a qualifying disability that prevents you from working, the process of applying for benefits can be challenging and can involve a medical examination. If you require…

Obtaining Disability Benefits for Vision Impairment

By Ken Marks | September 9, 2021 | Comments Off on Obtaining Disability Benefits for Vision Impairment

There are specific options from the Social Security Administration (SSA) that are available to you if you are visually impaired. The SSA has special rules for SSDI benefits if you are unable to work due to a vision impairment than for other types of disabilities. Knowing the right application to submit (and how to do so) could…

Autoimmune Disorders and Getting Disability Benefits

By Ken Marks | August 11, 2021 | Comments Off on Autoimmune Disorders and Getting Disability Benefits

An autoimmune disorder is a condition whereby your immune system attacks your body by mistake. Typically, the immune system guards against germs such as bacteria and viruses, which it destroys using various cells in the body. The immune system can usually tell the difference between foreign cells and your own cells. For someone suffering from…

Social Security Disability Insurance vs. Supplemental Security Income

By Ken Marks | July 9, 2021 | Comments Off on Social Security Disability Insurance vs. Supplemental Security Income

Many people refer simply to “Social Security” benefits that they receive, though in reality, there are key differences between Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security disability insurance (SSDI). Put simply, SSI provides benefits for basic financial assistance to seniors and adults with disabilities who have minimal financial resources of their own. SSDI provides benefits to adults with…

Being Able To Qualify For Disability If You Have A Rare Disease

By Ken Marks | June 10, 2021 | Comments Off on Being Able To Qualify For Disability If You Have A Rare Disease

If you suffer from an extremely rare disabling condition that’s recently forced you out of work, then you might be wondering whether disability benefit providers have any rules on the books for them. Fortunately, the answer is that, for the most part, they do. Even if they don’t, certain insurance providers (as well as the Social…

Why You Should Not Delay in Filing an Appeal if Denied Disability Benefits

By Ken Marks | May 13, 2021 | Comments Off on Why You Should Not Delay in Filing an Appeal if Denied Disability Benefits

Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits can be denied for a whole host of reasons, the main reason typically being that the SSA hopes that you don’t appeal. If the SSA has denied your application for benefits, it is important that you have knowledgeable legal counsel on your side assisting you with your appeal. In most instances,…

How Social Security Judges Your Physical or Mental Capacity (RFC) for Work

By Ken Marks | April 14, 2021 | Comments Off on How Social Security Judges Your Physical or Mental Capacity (RFC) for Work

For you to be eligible to receive Social Security disability benefits, you must suffer from an injury or illness which prevents you from working in any capacity. In other words, you must not be able to take part in a substantial gainful activity because of your injury/illness. Proving that you are unable to work in any capacity…

How Disability Recipients Can Prevent and Manage Overpayments

By Ken Marks | March 21, 2021 | Comments Off on How Disability Recipients Can Prevent and Manage Overpayments

If you currently receive Social Security disability benefits, it is especially important that you tell the Social Security Administration about any earnings that you receive from a job once you begin to work. In some instances, Social Security disability recipients receive overpayments. A disability recipient receives an overpayment whenever he or she gets a bigger cash payment…

Applying for Disability with a Qualifying Condition for Compassionate Allowance

By Ken Marks | February 17, 2021 | Comments Off on Applying for Disability with a Qualifying Condition for Compassionate Allowance

Every year, many individuals suffer disabilities that prevent them from working in any capacity. When a person can’t work due to a long-term injury or illness, social security disability benefits might be available. However, the amount of time it often takes to receive these disability benefits can be lengthy. This is especially true if the…

The Ins and Outs of How Social Security Attorney Fees Work

By Ken Marks | January 13, 2021 | Comments Off on The Ins and Outs of How Social Security Attorney Fees Work

Serious long-term illnesses and disabilities can prevent individuals from working and receiving a regular paycheck. When that happens, bills can mount up quickly, and other significant complications can arise for individuals who are suffering from a long-term disability. In some instances, individuals who suffer from a long-term illness or injury may be eligible to receive…

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