Social Security Disability and Back Injuries

Social Security Disability and Back Injuries The highest numbers of Social Security disability applications due to physical illness or injury are for back problems. While disability examiners will have numerous cases to assess on a daily basis, disability benefit is not approved for intermittent or moderate back pain which many people experience when they get  … Read more

Social Security Disability Insurance and Heart Disease

Social Security Disability Insurance and Heart Disease People who suffer from severe heart conditions often find it hard to maintain regular work schedules. If an individual is unable to work full-time because they have a serious heart ailment, then they may be eligible for Social Security disability benefits. Some of the conditions that automatically qualify  … Read more

Workers Compensation and Social Security Disability

Workers Compensation and Social Security Disability   You may be wondering if you can receive both Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Workers Compensation benefits. The answer is yes. If you qualify for both programs, you can receive them at the same time. Workers Comp and SSDI are separate programs though. Workers Compensation is run  … Read more

Social Security Disability Attorney and Lawyer Information

Social Security Disability Attorney and Lawyer Information The process of applying for Social Security Disability benefits can be confusing and complicated. Most applicants aren’t sure how to submit the right medical documentation and fill out the required paperwork. Because of this, over 65 percent of claims are initially denied. Should You Hire a Disability Lawyer?  … Read more

What Medical Conditions Qualify for SSI & SSDI?

What Medical Conditions Qualify for SSI & SSDI? Tom’s arthritis gets worse every year. Jackie recently discovered she’s facing ovarian cancer, and her friend Bella is having severe back issues. All of these individuals should consider filing for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. But with so many different types of medical conditions, how can  … Read more

What’s the Difference Between SSI & SSDI?

What’s the Difference Between SSI & SSDI? The big difference between SSI (Supplemental Security Income) and SSDI (Social Security Disability) is that SSDI is meant for workers who have built up enough work credits and SSI is for low-income people who don’t have enough work credits for SSDI or have never worked. While a lot  … Read more

Social Security Disability Insurance – Hearing Loss

Social Security Disability Insurance – Hearing Loss It is possible for Americans with profound hearing loss to be approved for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits.  The severity of the condition is what determines whether or not an applicant will be approved for benefits.  People with moderate or mild hearing loss will not be approved  … Read more

Social Security Disability and Type I or Type II Diabetes

Type I Or Type II Diabetes Social Security Disability and Type I or Type II Diabetes There are quite a large number of people who apply for disability benefits due to complications that arise as a result of diabetes. If the diabetes is too severe, it could cause organ damage or medical conditions that limit  … Read more

Social Security Disability Insurance – Chronic Liver Disease

Social Security Disability Insurance – Chronic Liver Disease One category of diseases that are commonly listed in Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) applications is for Chronic Liver Disease.  Liver disease is not a specific classification in itself and refers to a collection of diseases of the liver including: cirrhosis, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B, sarcoidosis, liver  … Read more

How is Social Security Disability (SSD) or SSI Calculated?

How is Social Security Disability (SSD) or SSI Calculated? If you are in the process of applying for Social Security disability benefits (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), you may be wondering what your maximum monthly benefit payment is. You can quickly find this out by contacting the Social Security Administration (SSA) to receive an  … Read more