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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…

Appealing a Denial of SSDI Benefits

By Ken Marks | October 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

You have a disabling injury that keeps you from earning enough to support yourself, and you filed a claim for Social Security disability benefits to help you pay your bills. Even though you know you have a disability that prevents you from working, the Social Security Administration (SSA) denies your claim. This is a common…

4 Reasons You May Be Denied Benefits – and How a Lawyer Can Help

By Ken Marks | September 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Many people have disabling medical conditions that keep them from working and rely on Social Security benefits to cover their expenses and pay their bills. However, only an average of 34 percent of disability benefit claims are approved each year, so many people receive denials of their claims for a variety of reasons. The following…

10 Things You Should Know Before You Apply for Social Security Disability

By Ken Marks | August 22, 2018 | Comments Off on 10 Things You Should Know Before You Apply for Social Security Disability

  It’s true, social security disability insurance (SSDI) can be confusing. You might not be sure if you qualify or what the process even entails. Before you start the process, check out the top 10 things you need to know before you apply.

If Your Child Is Disabled, Social Security Benefits Will Help

By Ken Marks | February 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s taxing enough being a full-time working parent with young kids, but imagine having to raise a disabled child.  Thankfully, there are a slew of government programs that relieve the financial strains when it comes to raising a child with special needs. Social Security provides two types of disability coverage: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and…

The Importance of Social Security Disability

By Ken Marks | February 1, 2018 | Comments Off on The Importance of Social Security Disability

While you probably know the importance of preparing for retirement, have you ever considered what would happen if you become disabled before you reach retirement age? Studies say that 25% of people in their 20s will become disabled before retirement. While many people believe that Social Security Disability Insurance is the answer, unfortunately this coverage…

Disabled at 50? Don't give up…

By Ken Marks | October 23, 2017 | Comments Off on Disabled at 50? Don't give up…

For many Americans, the threat of encountering a serious illness or injury that prevents them from working is a distant concern. However, as we age, the possibility of suffering a disabling condition becomes much greater and those distant concerns all to often become immediate troubles. In fact, About 30 percent of Americans ages 35-65 will…