Category Archives: Social Security Disability
If you’re facing health problems that stop you from working, it’s understandable to worry about finances. Without income from a job, uncertainty clouds your ability to support your family, put food on the table, keep your house and your car. The last thing you think you can afford is hiring a lawyer. But applying for
Muscular dystrophy is a genetic muscle disease that can affect any muscle in your body. It can cause serious, irreversible damage, often causing limbs to curl inward. In addition to major muscle groups like your arms and legs, muscular dystrophy can also affect your heart, lungs, eyes and more. If you can no longer work
You could give the best years of your life to a single company, never wavering in your dedication and hard work, but if you suffer a disability you’re essentially on your own. Fortunately, you might qualify for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. After applying, though, you’ll quickly learn that SSD wait times can be extensive.
If you’re hurt and you can’t work, you may be entitled to Social Security Disability benefits (SSD for short). The federal government will pay you cash benefits every month if the illness or injury that is keeping you from work qualifies. The rules for qualifying for Social Security Disability benefits may sound simple, but the
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