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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

In order 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…

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…

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…

Kenneth G. Marks Law Firm Moves Offices to Accommodate Clients

By Ken Marks | January 2, 2021 | Comments Off on Kenneth G. Marks Law Firm Moves Offices to Accommodate Clients

San Juan Capistrano, CA – Kenneth G. Marks Law Firm is proud to have moved to a new office located at 30950 Rancho Viejo Road, Suite 120, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675. The new office is within the same business center as its old office. Located in the building next door, the new office is…

How to Apply For Social Security Disability Benefits Online

By Ken Marks | December 9, 2020 | Comments Off on How to Apply For Social Security Disability Benefits Online

During the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020, many people are trying to stay home as much as possible, and many government offices – such as Social Security Administration (SSA) offices – are closed to the public aside from emergency situations. The good news for individuals who need to apply for Social Security disability benefits is that…

Can Your Living Arrangements Affect the Amount of Your Disability Benefit?

By Ken Marks | November 12, 2020 | Comments Off on Can Your Living Arrangements Affect the Amount of Your Disability Benefit?

When it comes to disability benefits, there are basically two types:  SSDI and SSI. The acronym SSDI stands for social security disability insurance, while SSI stands for supplemental security income. Your current living arrangements will not have an impact on SSDI payments. However, they can affect the amount of your SSI payment. For more information…

What Does It Cost To Hire A Social Security Disability Attorney?

By Ken Marks | October 13, 2020 | Comments Off on What Does It Cost To Hire A Social Security Disability Attorney?

A disability that prevents you from working can be devastating to your household. Without the ability to earn a living for a year or longer, you might need disability benefits to help cover your basic expenses. However, the majority of people who apply for Social Security disability benefits receive claim denials, which can create the…

Should I Call a Lawyer for Help Preparing My SSDI Claim?

By Ken Marks | September 14, 2020 | Comments Off on Should I Call a Lawyer for Help Preparing My SSDI Claim?

When you cannot work due to a disability, it is essential that you file a successful claim for Social Security disability benefits. However, only about 28 percent of claims result in an initial award without an appeal, and fewer than half of claims result in an award following an appeal. The reality is that filing…

Terms to Know for an SSDI Claim

By Ken Marks | August 11, 2020 | Comments Off on Terms to Know for an SSDI Claim

Many people benefit from Supplemental Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, though making it through the application process can be intimidating and challenging. The language involved in the forms and instructions is pulled from highly technical Social Security Administration (SSA) regulations, and many terms are not particularly clear to applicants. In too many cases, a misunderstanding…

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