How do Social Security Disability Attorneys Get Paid?

January 2, 2018

Going through the process of applying for Social Security disability can be difficult and frustrating. The truth is that a majority of people — at least two-thirds — don’t even get approved for benefits during their initial application. To help […]

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What To Do When Your Doctor Doesn’t Support Your Disability Claim

December 22, 2017

Applying for and receiving Social Security Disability (SSDI) is a long and frustrating process, and to be approved it takes a fair amount of patience and information. In all of this, though, there is nothing more important for your case […]

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Social Security Disability for Non-Citizens

December 20, 2017

When you think of disability programs such as Social Security Disability (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), you might assume that they are only available for US citizens. However, it is actually possible for non-citizens to be eligible for one […]

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Getting Social Security Benefits When You Have Been Convicted of a Criminal Offense

December 18, 2017

Social Security benefits are normally available to any citizen of the United States who has paid into the system through deductions in their paychecks. But, what about people who have committed a crime? Are they still eligible, or have they […]

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7 Common Misconceptions about Social Security Disability Benefits

December 14, 2017

Many people have certain ideas and assumptions when it comes to Social Security Disability Benefits. It’s important to understand how the program works and what assumptions are just myths. You want to get the most out of Social Security when […]

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How long should it take to find out if you are eligible for Social Security Disability Benefits?

December 7, 2017

Because every claim is different, there is no time frame that can be set to determine how long the SSD benefit process will take. There are numerous variables that need to be considered when figuring out how long an applicant […]

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If you have chronic alcoholism, can you receive Social Security Disability benefits?

December 5, 2017

Like any Social Security Administration — SSA — disability, your chronic alcoholism needs to meet requirements that are in the listed section in the Blue Book. If your impairments meet a medical condition that is listed, then you may be […]

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How Does the SSA Determine Retirement Benefit Payment Amounts?

November 21, 2017

Most American’s spend their entire adult lives working hard at our jobs. Our reward at the end of our long careers is the right to collect Social Security retirement benefits. These benefits are meant to provide income for people after […]

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Can drug addicts and alcoholics get disability benefits?

November 9, 2017

If you’ve suffered from an addiction to drugs or alcohol, or you know someone who has, then you already know the devastating effect it can have on your ability to live a full, normal life. Because of addiction, many people […]

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Mental Illness and Disability Benefits

November 6, 2017

There are many different conditions that qualify for SSI disability benefits. Many times people may think of physical conditions first, but mental illnesses can be just as, if not more, debilitating. There are a variety of mental illnesses that are […]

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