Category Archives: White Plains Social Security Disability lawyer
How Far Will Your SSDI Benefits Go?
Millions of Americans rely on Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits after suffering an injury, illness, or other health condition that is considered a disability, or lasts for at least 12 months. After all, they can no longer work, so they have no other income and no other option for wage replacement. However, when… Read More »
Can My Spouse Get Benefits If I Am Receiving SSDI?
When a life event happens, you may be able to receive compensation, such as government benefits. The good news is that sometimes family members can receive benefits as well, especially when it comes to medical and disability issues. This applies to Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), which are monthly benefits given to those who… Read More »
Doing Your Social Security Disability Hearing Remotely
If you’re disabled and unable to work, you may have been told to file a Social Security Disability claim. However, be warned: these claims are rarely ever approved the first time around – and if they are, it’s never done quickly enough. You do have the right to appeal. Appeals are done through hearings…. Read More »
Many Applicants Denied SSDI Benefits Due To Outdated Job Titles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 »
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 »
Can I Use Social Security Disability Benefits To Buy A House?
You may be interested in buying a home, but you probably think you’re out of luck because you don’t work due to a disability. However, if you receive monthly Social Security Disability benefits, you may qualify for a mortgage. Each lender has different requirements, but if you meet them, it is possible to buy… Read More »
Those With Alzheimer’s To Receive Faster SSDI Claim Processing
If you have a disability and are unable to work, getting benefits can be quite the challenge. For most people, the process takes many months and even years. However, there is an expedited process available for those who have certain medical conditions, such as Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is a condition marked primarily by… Read More »
Social Security Disability Recipients To Receive 8.7% Increase
You’re paying more at the pump. Prices have gone up at the grocery store. You can’t eat out anymore because restaurants are charging more. Everywhere you go, it’s outrageous. Your dollar doesn’t go that far anymore. The good news is that if you’re a Social Security Disability recipient, you’ll see a nice increase in… Read More »
Can Going To College Reduce Your Social Security Disability Benefits?
When a person is disabled to the point where they are unable to work, they may be able to qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. They must have had enough work credits (work experience) as well as a medical condition that meets Social Security’s definition of “disability.” A disability is defined as… Read More »
More Than 1 Million Americans Receive Benefits For Depression
When you think of eligibility to receive Social Security Disability benefits, you may think of people with physical disabilities. However, disabilities can also be mental in nature. A person may be disabled and you might not even know it, as not all disabilities are visible. Approximately 2.4 million people receive benefits for mental health… Read More »