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How to Check on the Status of a Social Security Disability Claim
February 12, 2019

If you filed for Social Security Disability several months ago (or more), you might understandably feel anxious about the status of your case. It is not uncommon for many months…

Understanding the Stages of a Social Security Disability Application
January 17, 2019

Most people are aware that if or when the need arises, Social Security Disability benefits might be available to them. Beyond that, however, most aren’t aware of how the system…

Can Disabled Veterans Collect Social Security Disability?
January 8, 2019

If you’re a disabled veteran, you might already know that you can receive special benefits from the Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA). However, you might also be eligible for Social…

Filing for Disability? Seek Appropriate Medical Treatment
December 26, 2018

As attorneys specializing in Social Security Disability claims, we know that a variety of situations can lead to an initial denial of benefits. Sometimes, claimants make the mistake of failing…

4 Things to Know After Your Social Security Disability Case is Approved
December 13, 2018

It is not uncommon to finally gain an approval for Social Security Disability benefits after one or several appeals. In most cases, this process can require a year or more,…

How Does Working Affect a Social Security Disability Claim?
November 20, 2018

  If you’ve decided to file for Social Security Disability benefits, you might have heard that you have to stop working for 12 months before filing your application. This is…

Social Security Disability for Back Pain
November 13, 2018

If you’re applying for Social Security Disability benefits, you might hear people say that the approval process is difficult, stressful, and time-consuming. That is sometimes the case, but it’s not…

Does Mental Health Impact Your Disability Status?
October 16, 2018

In analyzing and processing Social Security Disability cases, we find that claimants often make a particular, surprising mistake on their applications: They don’t include all of the information relevant to…

The Difference Between SSDI and SSI
October 9, 2018

When you file for Social Security Disability benefits, you might quickly realize that the Administration actually operates two distinct programs. Should you apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or…

Common Mistakes on Social Security Disability Applications
September 20, 2018

As you’re filling out your application for Social Security Disability, it is normal to worry that you will say the wrong thing. Many claimants feel that just one misstep could…