Category Archives: Social Security Disability
You might think Medicare health plans are strictly for your elder years. Since most people are eligible for Medicare at age 65, this is an understandable conclusion. But you might also be eligible earlier if you suffer from certain diseases or disabilities. In either case, choosing Medicare health plans can seem confusing. You could be
If you or someone you love is suffering from physical or mental conditions that make working impossible, it may be time to explore applying for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. When you start to see how complex this process is, you might realize a lawyer can make it much easier for you. The Social Security
A physical or mental disability strikes, leaving you with medical expenses you weren’t planning for. Making matters worse, your disability now stops you from working and earning an income to pay all your other bills. It’s completely understandable if you feel overwhelmed by stress and uncertainty. In difficult times like this, however, remember that you
After years of dedication to your job and career – contributing to your workplace and supporting yourself and your family – you could experience an injury or disability that keeps you from working for an extended period. If you’ve reached such a moment in your life, even if it’s not permanent, you might be eligible
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