The Social Security Administration’s Definition of Disability

Jesse’s arthritis worsened every year. Mark recently learned he has prostate cancer, and his friend Jack has been having severe back trouble. These individuals all need to consider filing for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. However, there are so many different kinds of medical conditions, how will you know what is considered a disability…

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Supplemental Security Income: Are You Eligible for SSI?

If you are unable to work due to a disability, you are probably facing a real financial crunch. You may be missing out on an important benefit – Supplemental Security Income. What is Supplemental Security Income? The Social Security Administration (SSA) manages a number of programs including Social Security retirement, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI),…

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Experience Helps: Why You Need to Hire a Disability Attorney

Sometimes success requires getting the right person for the right job. For example, if you need a new engine for your car, you go to an experienced mechanic, maybe even someone who specializes in replacing engines. You probably will see this throughout your life – the value of experience. With something as important as a…

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Basics of Social Security Disability Insurance

In 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a law that added the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program to the other programs offered by the Social Security Administration. Initially, SSDI benefits were provided to disabled workers between the age of 50 and 65. Our current system includes greatly expanded coverage for disabled workers of all…

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