Top 10 Mistakes People Make at Social Security Disability Hearings

When you are unable to work due to a medical problem, you may need to apply for Social Security Disability benefits. It is a long process that involves an application, a reconsideration appeal, and a hearing level. The hearing level is typically your best chance at success. If you need to request a hearing, you […]

Do I Qualify for SS Disability

Do I qualify for Social Security Disability

Will my medical condition be considered a disability for Social Security benefits? It is important to note that the Social Security Administration has a very different set of rules for determining what a “disability” is.  A medical condition that you or others might commonly refer to as a disability may not necessarily be a disability […]

Can My Minor Child Receive Their Deceased Parent’s Disability Benefits?

Social Security Children

If a minor child has a deceased parent, they can receive up to half of that parent’s full retirement or disability benefit. If there are multiple children in the family, they can each receive a benefit, as long as the total amount does not exceed the Social Security’s family maximum payment. In some situations, benefits may […]

Working Part-Time With Social Security Disability

SSDI - Working Part-Time

When you file an application for Social Security Disability Benefits, you are alleging you are unable to work due to limitations from mental or physical impairments. Social Security must find that you are unable to engage in any full-time work for a period of 12 months or more, or that your condition will result in […]