What Can You Do if You Have Been Denied Disability Twice?

Filing for disability can be a time consuming and arduous process. This fact can cause people to make errors when filing for disability. These errors can lead to an application being denied. Some people have applied multiple times and have been denied multiple times as well. So, what can a person who has applied and … Continue reading What Can You Do if You Have Been Denied Disability Twice?

What are the Most Common Causes for Disability Insurance Claims?

There can be many reasons a person would need to claim disability. In this article we want to go over the most common reasons people claim disability. This information is gathered from national information resources and not reflective of our own case load. Back Pain - The back is especially vulnerable to injury. Whether it … Continue reading What are the Most Common Causes for Disability Insurance Claims?

Are Disability Benefits Different Depending on Which State You Live?

Brevard County Florida gets its share of people coming and going. We have a sizable "snow bird" population ie., people that live here during the winter months and live up north during the summer months. We also have people that rotate in and out of the area for many different reasons. In fact, a lot … Continue reading Are Disability Benefits Different Depending on Which State You Live?

What People With Social Security Benefits Should Know About Stimulus Checks

As you have heard, the government has created the CARES Act which set to infuse over $2T into the US economy. This was called a "stimulus action" but in reality it was created to help people pay their bills after the corona-virus put many people out of work and cost others income. People already receiving … Continue reading What People With Social Security Benefits Should Know About Stimulus Checks

Long-Term Disability vs Social Security Disability – What You Should Know

This is a question that comes up all the time. In this article we will go over what long-term disability and social security disability are and then describe how they are different. SSDI - is disability coverage offered through the government. The program, which you pay into your entire adult working life, provides you with … Continue reading Long-Term Disability vs Social Security Disability – What You Should Know

Hiring an Attorney to Help with SSD and SSI – How Does it Work?

You've decided to hire an attorney to help with your social security and/or disability claim. Good. This alone improves your odds of getting the money you deserve.  But what comes next? We have put together this post to outline the process for our readers. What to Do First The process is very simple. Contact us … Continue reading Hiring an Attorney to Help with SSD and SSI – How Does it Work?

The Basics of Social Security Disability Benefits

Sometimes it helps getting back to the basics. In this blog we want to describe what social security disability benefits are and where they come from. We will be covering disability only and not SSI benefits which are available to low-income or people with little or no work history who do not qualify for SSDI. … Continue reading The Basics of Social Security Disability Benefits

Proposed Disability Changes Could Affect Disability Payments for Many

According to the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, the new proposed changes to federal disability assistance would likely result in millions of more case reviews and in the process would cut off many disabled recipients. The federal government is accepting public comments on this matter until the end of the month. Some speculate these changes could affect … Continue reading Proposed Disability Changes Could Affect Disability Payments for Many

History of Social Security Disability Benefits

85 years ago, the Social Security Act was created. The goal of this Act was to financially assist senior citizens in their retirement years by creating a general fund. This brought up the question of who else needed benefits. People disabled from an injury were clearly the most in need of this type of program. … Continue reading History of Social Security Disability Benefits

Filing for Disability Without Strong Work History

Social Security retirement benefits are based on your work history and how much you've earned and contributed to the Social Security fund. The Social Security Administration (SSA) keeps records of these numbers. In a way, it is very much like an IRA in that you pay into it your entire working life then reap the … Continue reading Filing for Disability Without Strong Work History