Applying for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits is a long and confusing process. Before diving into your application, there are a few things you should consider to determine if you are eligible to receive benefits. If you find that you are eligible to apply and your claim is denied, contact one of our leading disability benefits […]
What is the Timeline for Applying for SSDI?
Applying for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits can be a very long and complicated process. Often, the steps are not clear and most applicants have no idea how long the process can take from submission through to when you start receiving monthly checks. We've included an overview of the application timeline to give you an […]
Can Family Members Receive SSD Benefits?
A disability diagnosis affects not just the person with the diagnosis, but also everyone in the family, especially if you are the main source for income. Fortunately, the Social Security Administration (SSA) recognizes this and provides benefits to family members under specific guidelines. The SSD application and approval process is a complicated one. A Social Security […]
Understanding the Difference Between SSDI and SSI
For many people needing additional income for a debilitating injury, the difference between Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) may not be immediately apparent. At the most basic level, SSDI is an earned disability benefit that is determined by the number of years you've worked, and SSI pays benefits to low-income […]
Don't Procrastinate Applying for SSD Benefits
For many Americans, receiving Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits can be a great help when they are no longer able to work. But, unfortunately, some put off beginning the application process and prolong the wait to receive help. The sooner you are able to start the application process, the better when it comes to this […]
How to Build a Strong SSDI or SSI Application
Applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) can be a daunting and often confusing process. Follow these seven steps to make sure you have everything you need for a complete application. Our team of dedicated attorneys has detailed knowledge of disability laws and decades of experience helping individuals like you […]
SSD Benefits Claim Denied? Avoid These Mistakes
For many disabled Americans and their families, receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is an important lifeline that keeps them afloat. But what do you do if your initial claim for benefits is denied? The Social Security Disability SSI Resource Center outlined three common mistakes that people make after their […]