What Is My Social Security Disability Benefit Amount?
The first information a person who files a Social Security Disability (SSD) claim wants to know is how much they will receive in their monthly benefit payment if they get the disability claim approved. And that’s as it should be. The SSD benefit program is designed to provide needed financial support to people who worked hard for many years and paid into the program. Claimants have a righ...Read More
How Does a Worker Comp Settlement Affect Social Security Disability?
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI or SSD) exists to provide financial support to eligible disabled workers and former workers who paid into the program through payroll contributions or self-employment taxes for many years. While the SSD benefit payments don’t fully replace the wages you would have earned if you continued to work, the benefit is intended to provide enough money to pe...Read More
How Long Does It Take to Get a Disability Approval Letter?
Waiting for a decision about whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) will approve your application to receive disability benefits can be the source of a lot of anxiety. No one should have to tolerate not knowing if their current financial trouble will be relieved by Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, or if they will be forced into more desperate circumstances, for long. In this...Read More
Social Security Disability Rules After Age 50 and 60
How old you are when you apply for Social Security disability can be a factor in determining whether your claim is approved or denied. That may come as a surprise to anyone familiar with the Social Security Disability Insurance program and the process it uses to determine eligibility. You need to have a work history of a long enough duration to be eligible for SSDI benefits and have a medically...Read More
What Conditions Automatically Qualify You For Disability Benefits?
Being disabled can be difficult in any number of ways, not the least of which is financial. It can be overwhelming to focus on your health and ongoing medical treatment, while also worrying about how you will continue to provide for yourself and your family if you are unable to work. Is Relief Available? The good news, at least from a financial perspective, is that there are a variety of inj...Read More