Monthly Archives: February 2023
Many Applicants Denied SSDI Benefits Due To Outdated Job Titles
When a person applies for Social Security Disability benefits, they have a huge chance of being denied. In fact, most of these claims are denied the first time around. These denials can happen for many reasons. Maybe the claimant didn’t thoroughly fill out the application or submit even evidence. But sometimes the denials are… Read More »
Can You Get SSDI And SSI Benefits At The Same Time?
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are two disability programs administered by the Social Security program. They both have different requirements, but you may wonder: is it possible to qualify for both and receive benefit payments from both sources? Technically, yes, you can get SSDI and SSI benefits concurrently, but… Read More »
How Many Work Credits Do You Need For SSDI?
Not everyone qualifies for Social Security benefits. To be eligible, a person must have 40 credits, which amounts to 10 years of work. This is not the same for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) though. People can qualify with fewer credits based on their age. For example, if you are under the age of… Read More »
Workers’ Compensation Benefits For Surgery: What To Expect
If you get injured while on the job, you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. These benefits pay for medical bills and lost wages. If you end up requiring surgery, you will receive a workers’ compensation settlement. The amount you will receive can vary dramatically, though, depending on the severity of the injury and… Read More »