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  • Category: Social Security Disability

    Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits with the Help of a Lawyer

    Workers disabled because of a medical condition may be entitled to receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. Also available are Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits to certain individuals who meet income requirements. However, applying for SSDI and SSI can be complicated. The Social Security Administration (SSA) denies benefits to most people who apply. It[…]

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    Americans Die While Waiting to Have a Social Security Hearing

    Every year, people who are trying to obtain Social Security income and/or disability benefits (SSI or SSDI) die or experience extreme financial duress without ever reaching a resolution on their claim. According to new data from the Government Accountability Office (GAO), nearly 110,000 Americans died without ever having their claims heard between 2008 and 2019.[…]

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    Urgent Update On Stimulus Payments For Social Security Recipients

    The U.S. Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) just announced that railroad retirement and social security recipients —who did not file a 2018 or 2019 tax return and who have qualifying children— must use the IRS Non-Filer tool by Wednesday, April 22nd in order to receive the $500 per eligible child added to[…]

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    Problematic Changes in Social Security Benefits

    Although a new bill was recently proposed that could result in people losing their Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, few have noticed. The current administration first proposed the bill, which would allow the government to decide whether or not individuals already awarded SSDI benefits still qualify as “disabled”, in November. Current rules require individuals[…]

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    What to Do if you are Injured on the Job

    Every year, more than 4 million workers suffer from serious, job-related injuries. Even more frightening is that studies show workers have a 1-in-4 chance of becoming disabled before they reach retirement age. When this happens, it can be a confusing and overwhelming time. There are certain tips that are important to know and can make[…]

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