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Depression and Social Security Disability

Posted on September 29th, 2020 by Kenneth Miller

If you suffer from depression that is keeping you from SGA (Substantial Gainful Activity), and your condition has prevented you from working for 12 months or longer, you may be entitled to Social Security Disability benefits. Basic Requirements for SSI and SSD Claims When applying for Social Security Disability or SSI benefits, it’s important to […]

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Tips for Filing Your Disability Benefits Appeal

Posted on August 24th, 2020 by Kenneth Miller

There is no definitive way to win a Social Security disability claim, however, there are a few things you can do to improve your chances for success. Here are some key tips to get you off to a good start. Submit Your Appeal on Time You have just 60 days to submit your appeal in […]

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Applying for SSI With Juvenile Arthritis

Posted on July 21st, 2020 by Kenneth Miller

Basic Disability Criteria For a child to be considered disabled, generally, the Social Security Administration (SSA) requires that he or she suffers from a mental or physical impairment that results in severe and marked functional limitations AND the condition has lasted, or is anticipated to last, 12 consecutive months or more. Juvenile Arthritis (JA), Also […]

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How Does Social Security Back Pay Work?

Posted on June 22nd, 2020 by Kenneth Miller

What is Social Security Back Pay? Social Security Back Pay refers to the disability benefits that you would have received if your claim had been approved immediately. After you are approved for SSI or SSDI benefits you will receive the Back Pay you have accrued. In other words, Back Pay is the term for benefits […]

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What Does it Mean to “Equal” a Blue Book Listing?

Posted on May 27th, 2020 by Kenneth Miller

If you’ve previously applied for disability benefits, you are likely already somewhat familiar with the Social Security Administration’s Listing of Impairments. The Listing, also referred to as the Blue Book, outlines the requirements for over one hundred conditions. In most cases, an applicant will have to meet these requirements in order to qualify for benefits.  […]

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