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VA Ratings And Disability Benefits

Submitted by amm on Tue, 09/21/2021 - 10:08

Disabled veterans can qualify for Social Security Disability benefits, regardless of whether their disability is directly related to their military service. The different VA ratings that you receive for service-connected disabilities can affect your Social Security Disability claim. Here is a closer look at how VA ratings affect Social Security Disability claims and how you could receive Social Security Disability benefits as a disabled veteran.

What Is The Easiest Way To Apply For Disability Benefits?

Submitted by amm on Tue, 09/14/2021 - 10:13

If you are unable to work because of a medical condition, you may be eligible to receive disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA). You will need to get your claim underway. There are multiple ways to apply, including online, over the phone, or by scheduling an in-person appointment at your local SSA field office and speaking with a representative. Regardless of the way you choose to apply, you will need to have hard medical evidence and supporting documentation ready. Here is a closer look at the easiest way to apply for disability benefits.

Guide for Caregivers For Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits On Behalf of Their Loved Ones

Submitted by rsg on Sun, 09/12/2021 - 18:09

Being a caregiver for a loved one with a disability can be challenging. If you are the primary caregiver for a loved one and they can no longer work, then they may be able to qualify for disability benefits and you as a caregiver are able to apply on their behalf. Here is a guide for applying for disability benefits on behalf of a loved one.

How to Find a Social Security Disability Attorney Near Me

Submitted by rsg on Fri, 09/03/2021 - 10:13

Are you applying for a disability benefit from the Social Security Administration (SSA) or appealing a denied benefit decision? You may have decided that you need professional legal advice but are unsure how to find a disability benefit lawyer near you. A Social Security disability attorney may help improve your chances of obtaining a benefit through the SSDI or SSI claim process, so you will be relieved to know that there are several ways of finding a disability lawyer in your area. These ways are explored in more detail below.

A Guide to Understanding Why Your Disability Claim Was Denied

Submitted by rsg on Mon, 08/30/2021 - 08:33

Thousands of people who become disabled every year and submit a claim for disability benefits have their claim denied after the initial application. There are many reasons for this, including lack of evidence proving you are disabled and unable to work for at least 12 months, insufficient medical documentation proving you are disabled and cannot work and your medical condition which is causing your disability is not in the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Blue Book listings.

September is National Sickle Cell Month

Submitted by CM on Sat, 08/07/2021 - 22:17

September moves the clock from summer to fall, as the nation’s football fields light up for weekends of hotly contested games. Leaves in some sections of the country begin to turn, as millions of students dive into the heart of their schoolwork.

The ninth month of the year is also National Sickle Cell Month, which increases awareness for an often misunderstood disease.

Can My Social Media Posts Affect My Disability Claim?

Submitted by Eric on Fri, 05/21/2021 - 15:44

Recently, the Social Security Administration (SSA) which administers social security disability insurance (SSDI) and supplementary security income (SSI) benefits has recognized the roles social media like Facebook and Instagram can play in making decisions about disability benefit applications.

Many applicants don’t necessarily want their friends to know they are disabled so may feature themselves as being more able than they really are.

4 Tips to Help Win a Disability Reconsideration

Submitted by SJS on Thu, 05/20/2021 - 09:37

With the Social Security Administration (SSA) denying a majority of claims for disability benefits, applicants have to go through a four-step appeals process to receive financial assistance. The first step of the appeals process is called Social Security disability reconsideration. If you had your disability claim denied, you should learn more about how the disability reconsideration process works.

June 6th is National Cancer Survivors Day

Submitted by Eric on Fri, 05/07/2021 - 12:27

When cells begin to divide rapidly and eventually spread throughout the body, cancer has begun to develop. Cancer takes on many forms, as well as different levels of severity.

If you suffer from cancer, you might qualify to receive Social Security disability benefits. The key is to submit convincing evidence that cancer has negatively impacted your ability to make a living.