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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Can I Live on Social Security Disability Alone?

If you are disabled and living off Supplemental Security Disability Income (SSDI) benefits, your fixed income could present unique challenges regarding where you live. Individual states assess these benefits differently, so your monthly payments might go farther in some states than others. According to the U.S. News and World Report, Missouri and Arkansas are in the top 10 lowest...

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Overview of Disabled Widow Insurance Benefits

No matter the circumstances, losing a spouse can be devastating, both financially and emotionally. However, matters can feel especially challenging when the surviving spouse also has a disability and relied on the income of their spouse as a result.  In these scenarios, you may be entitled to disabled widow benefits to help you move forward in the aftermath of...

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Suicidal Tendencies as a Basis for Social Security Disability Claims

While there are a variety of health conditions that easily qualify for Social Security Disability benefits, there are others that may be more challenging to get approved. When a loved one dies with a disability, the family may be able to receive death benefits. However, there are various eligibility requirements that must be met.An uncommon issue that arises is...

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Do You Qualify for Social Security Disability in Arkansas?

If you have a debilitating disability that prevents you from working, you might ask, Do I qualify for disability payments? Qualifying for Social Security disability can be a difficult and confusing process. Social Security benefits are taxpayer-funded, and the government requires that applicants provide an extensive amount of paperwork before providing the disability benefit. Even when individuals qualify for...

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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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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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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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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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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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