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SSDI FAQs to Help You Through the Process

Seeking disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA) can be a bit of a challenge. More than half of initial Social Security Disability Insurance claims (SSDI claims) are denied, requiring claimants to take further steps to obtain benefits. Therefore, the more information you have in your corner on how to most efficiently demonstrate to the SSA that you are eligible for SSDI benefits the better.

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What is a Social Security Disability Assessment?

If you are suffering from a disability and are unable to work, you can obtain Social Security benefits to help you. Of course, there is a process to determine whether you are eligible for disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA). It is termed a social security disability “assessment.”

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What is the “Ticket to Work” Program?

It is common to complain about work. How many television shows do we see in which the main character is doing whatever he can to get out of work? How often do people find themselves daydreaming about winning the lottery so they don’t have to go to work, and trade in their corporate cubical for a Caribbean cruise?  

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What is SSI and How Can I Make a Claim?

A time of crisis is when we need government most. Why? Because the government is essentially all of us in the country banding together to help those most in need, and those most vulnerable.  

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How Do I Appeal a Denial of Disability Benefits?

You may not be aware that millions of people apply for disability benefits with the Social Security Administration (SSA) each year. The majority of those applications are denied.  

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Will I Get a COVID-19 Stimulus Check if I Collect SSDI?

Those who receive disability payments from the Social Security Administration (SSA) are eligible to receive the coronavirus (COVID-19) stimulus checks in mid-April. But, read on to see if you have special circumstances that require you to affirmatively seek out the stimulus payment.  

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Do I Have to Wait Until I Am Denied Social Security Disability Before Getting an Attorney?

There is no reason to wait until you are denied Social Security Disability before you engage the assistance of an attorney. In fact, the earlier in the process you retain an attorney, the better. You may have hurt your chances for benefits by waiting until you are denied Social Security Disability benefits.