Tag Archives: Disability insurance

What To Do If You’ve Been Denied Social Security Disability

You’ve been through the application process, filled out all of their forms, and waited for a decision – which denied your disability claim. Now what? Find an Experienced Social Security Attorney I might be a little biased, since I am an experienced Social Security Attorney, but there are some very good reasons why someone going […]

CAN I WORK AND STILL RECEIVE SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY BENEFITS?

How Social Security Defines Disability The Social Security Administration defines disability in terms of a person’s ability to work. To be disabled, a person must be unable to perform substantial work, based on a condition that lasts, or is expected to last, for at least 12 months (or result in death). One key concept in […]

WHAT DOES DISABILITY MEAN FOR SOCIAL SECURITY

The Social Security Administration uses its own definition of disability in order to decide whether someone can receive Disability Insurance, or SSI benefits based on disability. The definition of disability under Social Security is different from those used in other programs. Social Security does not pay benefits for partial disability or for short-term disability. Social […]

What Conditions Qualify for Social Security Disability?

People frequently wonder whether they can get Social Security Disability benefits based on a certain diagnosis. The answer is that disability is based on the severity of the condition, rather than on a particular diagnosis. Almost any medical or psychiatric condition (or combination of conditions) could be the basis for a disability claim, but disability […]