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What is a VA Disability Rating? rsg Sun, 06/26/2022 - 19:44

A VA Disability Rating is a percentage assigned to a disabling condition that is service-based. It is based on the severity of the medical condition. This rating percentage determines the amount of VA Disability Benefits a veteran receives for their service related conditions. The rating percentage is meant to reflect how severe the medical condition is. 

Does Amazon Accept SNAP?

Submitted by rsg on Tue, 06/21/2022 - 16:26

SNAP, short for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is a government program that helps individuals buy the food that they need to live healthy lives. Those using SNAP will receive a monthly benefits card.

The benefits card, also known as an EBT card, can be used in many major grocery stores, and now can be used at Amazon.

Connecting your EBT card to your Amazon account will give you access to a couple of benefits that Amazon offers.

Is Everyone Denied Disability the First Time?

Submitted by rsg on Mon, 06/13/2022 - 15:05

No, the SSA does not deny everyone the first time that they apply for disability benefits. However, about two-thirds of the claimants are denied the first time that they apply. You must have hard medical evidence and complete the application in detail to have your claim approved. A disability attorney can help you get your disability claim on the track for approval.

How To Apply for Disability Benefits On Behalf of a Loved One With Cancer

Submitted by rsg on Thu, 06/02/2022 - 11:51

If you have a loved one who has cancer that is severe enough that he or she will be out of work for at least 12 months, they may qualify for disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA). You are able to file a claim for Social Security disability benefits on their behalf just so long as you have their permission. You will need to help gather supporting medical evidence and documentation.

8 Eye Problems Qualify That For Disability Benefits

Submitted by rsg on Thu, 04/07/2022 - 19:36

Few conditions impact your ability to work than eye problems. While many people dealing with visual disorders believe that you have to be totally blind in order to qualify for disability benefits, the truth is any significant degree of vision loss can affect your ability to work and make you eligible for Social Security Disability Benefits (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

You may be eligible to receive $3,345 each month. Fill out a Free Disability Evaluation today!

Social Security Administration Offices Opening April 7, 2022

Submitted by rsg on Wed, 04/06/2022 - 15:10

The Social Security Administration recently announced that it will be reopening its Social Security offices to the public on April 7, 2022. This is the first time the SSA has allowed in-person office appointments since COVID first hit the US in Spring 2020. The Social Security Administration will continue to have appointments and hearings virtually in addition to the new in-person availabilities.

What Can a Disability Lawyer Do?

Submitted by rsg on Wed, 03/30/2022 - 12:15

If a disability has made it difficult to work, hiring a Social Security disability (SSD) lawyer can help you receive the financial assistance that you deserve. With the Social Security Administration (SSA) denying a vast majority of claims, working with an SSD attorney can help you gather and organize the physical medical evidence you need to get a claim approved. An SSD lawyer may provide several different types of legal support that include ensuring you file a claim on time, as well as submit convincing medical evidence.

Why Was I Denied Disability Benefits?

Submitted by rsg on Wed, 03/30/2022 - 10:30

If the Social Security Administration (SSA) denied your claim for disability benefits, does that mean you cannot file a disability appeal? The answer is you have the right to file a Social Security disability appeal. However, before you file an appeal for reconsideration, you should first understand why the SSA denied you disability benefits.

Why Was My Social Security Disability Claim Denied?

The SSA can deny your disability claim for one or more reasons. Here are 3 reasons why you may be denied disability benefits:

How Anxiety Disorders Can Affect Your Life

Submitted by rsg on Mon, 03/21/2022 - 15:15

If you have been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder you are not alone. Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults age 18 and older, or 18.1% of the population every year.

Those affected experience major disruptions to both work and life because of its limitations. This doesn’t mean you have to suffer financially from an anxiety disorder as you may be eligible for disability benefits which are funded by the Social Security Administration.