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…

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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…

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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…

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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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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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