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What Percentage Gets Paid to a Disability Attorney?

By Ken Marks | April 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Too many people who need disability fail to hire a lawyer for help because they think a lawyer will cost too much. The reality is that anyone can afford to hire a disability attorney since there are no up-front costs, and an attorney will not deplete your benefits. When you meet with a lawyer for…

Is It Better to Apply for Disability with a Lawyer?

By Ken Marks | April 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

There is no requirement that you must have an attorney to file for Social Security disability benefits, and many people choose to file an application on their own. However, when it comes time to apply for benefits, you may wonder whether it is better to have a disability lawyer on your side from the very…

How do Disability Lawyers get Paid?

By Ken Marks | March 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you need to file a claim for Social Security Disability Insurance (“SSDI”) or Supplemental Security Income (“SSI”) benefits or you received a denial of your application, you may be considering seeking the help of an experienced disability attorney.  The good news for disabled individuals who need help with a claim for benefits is that…

How Long Does it Take for a Lawyer to Get Your Disability?

By Ken Marks | March 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

The process of getting approved for Social Security disability benefits can take anywhere from a month to several years, depending on the circumstances of your situation.  Attorneys have little control in speeding up the process, though an attorney can provide many benefits that may result in a faster approval of benefits. First-Round Approvals The fastest…

Should I Hire an Attorney for My SSDI Hearing?

By Ken Marks | February 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

A disabling medical condition often leaves you unable to work, causing financial strain in addition to substantial medical bills. As a result, many seriously disabled American workers apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (“SSDI”) benefits without the help of an experienced SSDI attorney. The standard for obtaining SSDI benefits, however, is stringent. You must be…

Can I Work Part-Time and Receive SSDI Benefits?

By Ken Marks | February 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Despite the stringent “total disability” standards applicable to Social Security Disability Insurance (“SSDI”) claimants, some beneficiaries can work part-time while receiving SSDI benefits. Many beneficiaries don’t know about the Social Security Administration’s (“SSA”) work allowances because the majority of SSDI beneficiaries can no longer work in their usual occupations. Serious medical conditions, such as loss…

When Do You Need an SSDI Attorney?

By Ken Marks | December 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

According to the Social Security Administration (“SSA”), in 2018, over $10 billion will be distributed among 11 million disabled workers and their dependents. This is in addition to the over $70 billion distributed to the nearly 50 million Americans receiving social security retirement benefits each year. It’s reported that over 90% of working-age Americans are…

Can You Get Social Security Disability Benefits for a Work Injury?

By Ken Marks | December 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s common knowledge that workers’ compensation insurance covers a multitude of work-related conditions. However, you’re often limited to claiming workers’ compensation benefits to cover your medical expenses and lost wages. This prevents you from claiming private short or long-term disability benefits or suing your employer for negligence after a disabling on-the-job injury. Because of these…

Disability Benefits after a Severe Sports Injury

By Ken Marks | November 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Sports are extremely popular in the United States, both for watching and playing. Many people play many types of sports, both professionally and recreationally. No matter what sport you play, there is always the risk that you can suffer an injury. In particular, sports such as hockey, football, and soccer bring about the risk of…

FAQs about SSDI

By Ken Marks | November 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Many people with disabling injuries and medical conditions have many questions about their eligibility for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. These benefits can be essential for disabled individuals to support themselves, but the qualification process can be frustratingly complex and non-transparent. The following are some frequently asked questions that our law firm regularly hears…