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The Social Security Administration and How an Attorney can Help

The Social Security Administration As with any other state, the filling process for social security disability is the same due to it being a federal government program. So, if you had no choice but to be unemployed for at least a year, you may be qualified for social security disability benefits.  If approved for Social […]


SSDI Benefits: What Do I Need to Qualify?

If you live near the Baltimore, Maryland area and you’re no longer able to work due to a long-term or lifelong disability, then you may be considering applying for SSDI. SSDI is social security disability insurance, and you will have to have worked a certain number of years in order to quality for SSDI. Here is […]


Do I Qualify for Social Security Disability?

If you have been in a serious accident or developed a medical problem that prevents you from working, you may be eligible for payments under the Social Security Disability Insurance system. This system has been designed to provide income for individuals who can no longer work. As an experienced Baltimore SS disability lawyer, Terri D. […]


How to Win Presumptive Disability Benefits

The process of filing for Social Security disability benefits is more entailed than many people realize. Not only is it a lot of work in the sense that there is plenty of paperwork that must be filled out, but it can also be rather burdensome in the sense that there is plenty of bureaucracy that […]


Things to Include in Your SSD Application

When certain injuries or medical conditions occur that cause you to be unable to work, it is very crucial to take advantage of SSD benefits. To take advantage of social security income (SSI) or social security disability insurance (SSDI) benefits, you must first complete an application for such benefits.  The application process is lengthy, but […]


What can a Social Security Disability Attorney do for Me?

Social Security benefits provide for two major groups, retirees and those who have disabilities that make it impossible to earn a regular income. As a result, this 20th century government program has been instrumental in providing thousands of people a basic means of income in their senior years or when they are no longer able […]


Mistakes to Avoid when filling out the Disability Application

More than two million people apply for Social Security Disability benefits annually. Unfortunately, the bulk of these applications (approximately 70%) get turned down at the beginning of the process. Most denials are due to the disability applicant’s errors. If you want to improve your chances of receiving disability benefits, and your application approved, avoid the […]


Will Creditors Take My Social Security Disability Benefits Away?

In the United States, many people struggle with a debt problem. An estimated 1 in 3 adults with a credit history are so far behind on some of their debt payments that their account has been put “in collections,” according to recent research. If you find yourself in this situation, and you are retired, you […]


Most Common Causes of Disability Claims

According to the US Census Bureau, more than 330 million people live in the country. The Department of Health and Human Services reports that just over 60 million of them live with a disability. Disabilities are wide-ranging. Therefore, it is essential to have a disability to protect your mind and finances if you get hurt […]


Your Guide to Medical Records for Disability Hearings

According to the Social Security Administration (SSA), under both the title II and title XVI programs, medical evidence is the critical factor that determines disability. Each person filing a disability claim must provide medical proof of their disability and the extent of the disability. However, with the claimant’s consent, the SSA will obtain medical evidence […]


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