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Four Ways to Maximize Your Social Security Disability Benefits

By Thomas Farrell |

If you become disabled and are unable to work, you may be entitled to Social Security disability benefits. Unfortunately, many claimants fail to get the maximum amount they are entitled to. Regardless of your current health, there are some steps you can take to ensure you get the benefits you need and to maximize… Read More »

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Timeline for Getting Approved for SSDI Benefits

By Thomas Farrell |

Being diagnosed with a disability is very distressing. Not being able to perform the activities that one has been accustomed to doing, including work, can cause added strain, as the disabled individual may struggle to support himself/herself and his/her family. Fortunately, the federal government provides a program a disabled individual can use to receive… Read More »

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Can Both Spouses Collect SSDI at the Same Time?

By Thomas Farrell |

Submitting an application for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits can be an exhausting process, as the Social Security Administration (SSA) thoroughly vets each and every application for sufficient evidence of total disability. There are a great many nuances that must be addressed in an SSDI application, and retaining the services of an experienced… Read More »

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Deciding Whether to Refile or Appeal a SSDI Claim

By Thomas Farrell |

Suffering a disability (or long-term injury) can be debilitating, and not just physically. The mental strain of a disability can be just as painful as the physical strain, particularly an inability to work. In fact, it oftentimes increases the mental strain, as the disabled individual now has no means to earn income. Fortunately, a… Read More »

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Can Social Media Posts Influence Decisions on Disability Benefits?

By Thomas Farrell |

Social media is quickly becoming an integral part of the lives of many Americans. From vacations to family memories to even pictures of dinner, many Americans photograph, document, or otherwise record every aspect of their lives and put it online for all to see. However, as a simple review of news articles has evidenced,… Read More »

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Age and SSDI Benefits

By Thomas Farrell |

Suffering a disability that prevents an individual from working can be a very frustrating experience. For many people, their career is a big part of their identity and represents years of education and hard work. Being young when a disability arises adds another layer of frustration to this experience, because key working years may… Read More »

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SSDI Benefits for Dependents of a Disability Recipient

By Thomas Farrell |

The Social Security Administration (SSA) is the federal agency responsible for providing a social insurance safety net to many Americans. One of the benefits provided by the SSA is Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). SSDI is a program which provides benefits to individuals who have suffered a disabling condition. Getting approved for SSDI benefits… Read More »

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When Is Back Pain Severe Enough to Qualify for SSDI?

By Thomas Farrell |

Qualifying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits is a complex and lengthy endeavor. The Social Security Administration (SSA) must ensure that all claims for disability are accurate. As a result, it has imposed various requirements on an applicant to prove that his/her claimed disability is legitimate. Retaining the services of an attorney experienced… Read More »

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How Does the SSA Evaluate Pain?

By Thomas Farrell |

Pain, and, especially, the tolerance of pain, is a very subjective experience. Certain individuals can withstand a greater degree of pain than others. Consequently, injuries and disabilities will affect certain individuals differently than others. This variance will influence whether a particular individual is disabled enough to continue working and, whether it is possible to… Read More »

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When Is the Right Time to Apply for Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits?

By Thomas Farrell |

Suffering a debilitating injury obviously and directly causes immediate pain and suffering to the individual, but also is the source of more long-term financial suffering. More specifically, the disabled individual will most likely have to take time out of his/her employment to focus on recovery. Further, if the disabled individual is the breadwinner in… Read More »

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