Category Archives: Social Security Disability
Sadly, we live in anxious times. Stress about the economy. Stress about politics. Stress about keeping up with everything in your day-to-day life. Stress about the future. All are growing. The COVID-19 Pandemic itself added millions more cases of anxiety and depression all over the world, said a study in the medical journal the Lancet.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) sometimes double-checks decisions on awarding disability claims by conducting a “quality review.” It randomly grabs a group of recent decisions on Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits and looks for reasons why denied benefits should be approved, or approved benefits should be denied. So it’s possible for a quality review
Social Security Disability benefits are a financial lifesaver when you can’t work because of severe health problems. The monthly checks and access to Medicare can make a major difference for you. But can you get disability if you have a felony in Michigan? Having a felony conviction on its own doesn’t mean you’re disqualified from
Health problems can easily trigger financial problems. If you have to step away from work, your income stops. Social Security Disability benefits can step in—with monthly checks to keep you financially stable and eligibility for Medicare to take care of your health care needs. But an overwhelming majority of people get denied by Social Security
How To Make Ends Meet While Waiting for Disability Benefits
You’re not working due to an injury or illness, and you’ve applied for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. Jumping through the hoops and completing all the paperwork took more time than you expected. Now you’re in a waiting mode while the Social Security Administration (SSA) reviews your application. Without income from a regular job or
What To Do if Your Long-Term Disability Benefits are Denied or Terminated
Whether you received long-term disability coverage as part of your employment benefits or purchased your own policy, you have the right to expect your policy to be honored if a disability keeps you from working. Unfortunately, the approval rates for disability claims are falling every year. If you are one of the growing percentage of Americans who weren’t approved, it isn’t the end of the road. LTD benefits denied or terminated by the insurance company are subject to appeal or legal action.
Costs to Hire a Workers’ Comp Attorney
Just like any other insurer, it’s the job of Workers’ Compensation claim adjusters to avoid paying what injured people deserve. This means it’s usually in your best interest to hire a Workers’ Comp lawyer to secure a fair settlement. One of the main concerns you likely have, however, is the cost to hire a Workers’ Comp attorney. Understanding these costs is essential, but in most cases, you’ll find it much more affordable than anticipated.
Should I Settle My Car Wreck Case?
After becoming the victim in a car wreck, you likely have many questions that need answers. One of the most common questions is whether you should accept a car wreck settlement from an insurance company. You probably have bills piling up, so taking a quick payment from an insurance adjuster might seem like the right answer. In many cases, though, this can do more harm than good.
Social Security Benefits After 50
Did you know that Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits are easier to win if you’re over age 50? That’s right, the Social Security Administration (SSA) lowers its disability standard for applicants over the age of 50. If you need to file for Social Security disability and your age could be a factor, there are some