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What Could Cause Your Social Security Disability Benefits to End?

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Probably the hardest part about Social Security disability benefits is actually getting them. To receive them, you have to meet strict eligibility requirements. You have to be, for the most part, unable to work. Many people are denied the first time around because they lack evidence or are missing portions of the claim. Once… Read More »

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Managing Multiple Social Security Benefits

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Many people are confused about Social Security benefits, and for good reason. There are several types of benefits you can receive, and you may be eligible to receive one or more of them. In addition, you may be able to receive benefits from a spouse’s work record, increasing your monthly amount even more. It… Read More »

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What Medical Conditions Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits?

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

If you have suffered a debilitating injury, you may be wondering what happens next. What options do you have for income and benefits, particularly if you can no longer work. What if you don’t have disability insurance? How will you get money to pay bills? Social Security Disability benefits are an option for many… Read More »

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Man Forced to Pay Back $134,000 in Social Security Disability Payments

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Social Security Disability payments are a much-needed benefit for those who are disabled to the point where they cannot work and earn income. However, many people try to take advantage of the system and claim benefits even though they are still able to work. Some even continue to work, reaping income from two sources…. Read More »

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Social Security Disability and Spousal Benefits

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Social Security is an intricate area of law.  There are many ways to get benefits, but many do not know how. There are strict requirements that need to be met. Plus, there are situations in which Social Security retirement benefits and disability benefits coincide. For example, if you are receiving disability benefits and your… Read More »

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How is Disability Defined by Social Security?

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

You broke your arm and now cannot even write your name. A car accident has left you paralyzed and unable to move. Cancer has left you fatigued and unable to work an eight-hour day. In any of these situations, would you be considered disabled? It’s possible, but it depends on the situation. In order… Read More »

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Man’s Social Security Disability Benefits Granted, Then Suddenly Ceased

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Those who are disabled rely on government benefits to help them pay for everyday expenses. These people cannot work and earn income, so Social Security Disability benefits are there to help—except when they’re not. A Utah man who was once approved for benefits suddenly saw them disappear. He has tried for many years to… Read More »

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Social Security Disability Benefits for Children

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

When you think of disability benefits, you may think that they apply only to adults. However, there a couple of ways in which children can also receive disability benefits, even if they themselves are not disabled. There are two main ways for a child to receive benefits: through the Supplemental Security Income program (SSI)… Read More »

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What is Social Security Disability? Find Out What You Need to Know

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

When you think of Social Security, you may think of old age and retirement. What you may not know is that Social Security offers a wide range of benefits, including monthly payments to those who are disabled. If you have been seriously injured and cannot work, you may be entitled to receive Social Security… Read More »

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New Bill to Add Cost of Living Increases to VA Benefits

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Veterans are entitled to receive a wide range of benefits. However, those on disability often find they are treated unfairly because they do not receive cost of living increases, unlike other types of government benefits. That may change in the near future. One lawmaker—Senator Richard Blumenthal from Connecticut—wants to make benefits fairer for veterans… Read More »

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