Social Security Disability

The SSA Application Claims Process

Although anyone can apply for social security benefits, not everyone is approved. The disability claim process is more rigorous and complex than you may think. The SSA approves only one-third of initial applications. There are generally five to six steps to the SSA application process, depending on whether you appeal. Having an attorney guide you through is critical.  Step...

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Social Security Disability

What Is a Continuing Disability Review?

For those who are disabled and have little income, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) provides a lifeline to cover basic needs. But this monthly benefit may not last forever.  If you receive SSI, you should know that Social Security Administration (SSA) regulations require the agency to periodically conduct a continuing disability review (CDR) to determine if you still have a...

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Social Security Disability

How Can I Check the Status of My Disability Check?

Receiving Social Security disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA) can be life changing. Unfortunately, the process of getting a check is quite lengthy. If you are wondering what’s going on with your disability check, hiring an attorney to be your authorized representative can be a big help.  Ways to Inquire About the Status of a Disability Check...

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Social Security Disability

What to Do If Your Social Security Disability Check Is Late in Missouri?

If you count on a monthly Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) payment to cover your bills, a delayed payment can be stressful. This article provides some possible reasons for the delay as well as steps you can take to obtain your payment. I Was Just Granted SSDI. Why Is My Social Security Check Late? If your application for SSDI...

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Social Security Disability

Can You Collect Social Security Disability and VA Disability Benefits?

In short, yes. You may be able to collect both VA disability and Social Security disability benefits. In reality, however, the answer will depend on a variety of factors specific to your particular case.  If you’re not sure where to begin, we’re here to help. Use our guide below to learn more about VA disability and Social Security and...

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Benefits

Can You Get Social Security Disability If Your Spouse Works?

A very common question that people want to know is, Can you get social security disability if your spouse works? Or, How much can your spouse make if you are on disability? The system can be confusing, and many people are under the misconception that they cannot take advantage of disability benefits if their spouse continues to work. At...

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Social Security Disability

How a Vocational Expert Can Affect Your Disability Claim

If you are currently planning on filing a disability claim or are involved with a disability claim already, you will have to go through a disability hearing at some point. A disability hearing is an important aspect of any Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) claim . During your SSDI hearing, a panel will analyze the facts and circumstances surrounding...

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Social Security Disability

Tips to Prepare for a Social Security Disability Hearing

Preparing for a disability hearing can be stressful, and it can even seem overwhelming. However, if you come equipped with a few disability hearing tips, you can greatly improve your chances of a favorable outcome. So take a moment or two to review the following disability hearing tips. Understanding these tips is key to knowing how to win a...

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Social Security Disability

Arkansas Disability Benefits: What You Should Know

If you have a serious mental or physical disability, it can become impossible to do many normal life activities. This can include even the most basic and routine actions like working, sleeping, walking, and eating.  Fortunately, there are multiple Arkansas disability benefit options for people who have a disabling physical or mental condition. Long-term Arkansas disability benefits can stem...

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Social Security Disability

What to Do If You Are Denied Social Security Disability in Oklahoma

Sometimes you find yourself suffering an injury, illness, or disability that is beyond your control and limits your ability to work. If you find yourself in this situation, you have options for support, including Social Security disability income (SSDI) payments. Not every disabled individual receives payments for Social Security disability in Oklahoma, but do not give up if you...

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