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Why Doctors Are Important When Applying for SSDI

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The process of receiving SSDI benefits can be grueling, and it’s important to make the most of every step along the way. This is especially true when it comes to seeking medical care and getting documentation of your disability. This may seem like an unnecessary step, especially if you feel like your disability is… Read More »

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Can I Return to Work While Receiving Social Security Disability Benefits?

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Getting approved for Social Security disability benefits is a massive relief, especially if you were denied the first time—a common experience for thousands of Americans. What happens now? Perhaps you are still able to work in some capacity and you worry that working at all could end your benefits. The Social Security program recognizes… Read More »

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Can I Get Social Security Disability if I Haven’t Worked for 10 Years?

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Making a living can be challenging. Getting by with a disability is even more difficult. This is the issue that SSDI is designed to solve, but Social Security disability insurance does not provide benefits for everyone. If you are trying to figure out if you qualify for SSDI benefits even though you don’t have… Read More »

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Private Insurance vs. Social Security Disability

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Every single worker in the United States runs the risk of losing income because of a disability that prevents them from working. But, as an employee, have you taken a serious look at your options to protect your income? Some people cannot go a single day without earning an income because they need the… Read More »

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Does Traumatic Brain Injury Qualify for Social Security Disability?

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A traumatic brain injury is the type of injury that can occur during an accident. Someone can hit their head and cause damage to the brain when slipping and falling, getting into a motor vehicle accident, or even after getting attacked by another person. Whenever the head hits something hard, the impact can lead… Read More »

Filing an SSDI Claim

Do I Need to Hire an Attorney Before Submitting My Social Security Disability Claim?

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Filing a claim for Social Security disability benefits, whether Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), may be one of the most important things that you do if you have a debilitating condition. In fact, you may be counting on disability benefits to help you meet your basics living expenses, and… Read More »

What does Social Security consider to be a disability? Contact The Dansby Law Firm to find out.

What does Social Security Consider to be a Disability?

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For many individuals who have a debilitating injury or illness, Social Security Disability benefits can be critical for financial survival. Unfortunately, not all disabled individuals are able to qualify for Social Security benefits. In fact, only about 30% of claimants are approved after filing their initial application. A denial does not necessarily mean that… Read More »

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Can I Get more SSI Disability?

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Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a needs-based program for the aged, blind, and disabled that is administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA). Unlike Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), SSI is not based on how much you have paid into Social Security; rather, it is based on your income, assets, and available resources. How… Read More »

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How Long Does a Social Security Disability Appeal Take?

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You shouldn’t be too surprised if your Social Security Disability application is denied. According to the Social Security Administration (SSA), a majority of claims (64%) are denied from the initial application. If you become one of these statistics, you can either give up or begin the appeals process to try to secure the benefits… Read More »

union membership and ssd benefits

Does Union Membership Affect My Eligibility for Social Security Disability?

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There are many benefits associated with joining a union. Indeed,  statistics show that union workers are paid a salary that is approximately 30 percent higher than non-union workers, are more likely to have job-related healthcare coverage, and are more likely to have guaranteed pensions. Of course, one of the biggest benefits of being a union… Read More »

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