Month: March 2020

The unpredictable nature of disability

In some cases, disability issues may seem to follow a pattern -- or, at least, people assume they will. It’s not hard to imagine getting older and developing a disability because of the impact of aging on the mind or the body, for instance. People know they may have...

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Examples of proof of a disability

To get Social Security Disability benefits, you need to show that you are disabled. It takes more than just making the claim yourself or providing anecdotal evidence. To provide you with benefits, the government has to know that you really are disabled in some...

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Disability benefits take time

One of the biggest misconceptions that people have about disability benefits is that they can get them quickly. Often, they claim to know someone else who got benefits in just a week or two. They want to do whatever that friend did to speed up the process.  It just...

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Valid SSDI claims still get denied

Did you apply for SSDI, thinking that you were a shoo-in for benefits based on your medical history, only to get denied? We have been doing this for a long time. We understand how frustrating this can be. You may feel shocked that you didn’t get approved on the first...

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What is a compassionate allowance?

People who file for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) usually don’t have a huge financial safety net to help them as they go through the lengthy application process. Unfortunately, many of these individuals have conditions that won’t allow them to be too...

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