woman filling out social security disability documentation.

SSDI and SSI Documentation Requirements

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is available to disabled individuals between the ages of 18 and 65 who have paid into the Social Security system. Benefits under the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program are available to disabled or blind individuals over 65 years of age. When an individual applies for SSDI or SSI, he or…

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Calculating Social Security Disability Benefits

The amount of Social Security disability benefits an individual receives is based on his or her covered earnings, which is the money he or she paid in Social Security taxes prior to becoming disabled. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a federal program that provides benefits to people who suffer from a disability and are…

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Disabled man with attorney, helping with continuing disability review.

What Is a Continuing Disability Review?

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) provide financial resources to those who are unable to work due to disability. Following initial approval for SSDI or SSI, the Social Security Administration periodically conducts reviews known as Continuing Disability Reviews. Usually, if an SSDI or SSI recipient’s medical and employment status remains substantially…

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Caregiver holding hands of dementia patient.

Social Security Disability Benefits for Dementia

Dementia is a broad term that encompasses a wide group of symptoms. There are several conditions and diseases that can lead to dementia, with the most common being Alzheimer’s disease. Although most dementia sufferers develop it later in life, it does not solely affect the elderly. Hundreds of thousands of individuals under 65 years old…

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Denial of social security disability.

Understanding Social Security Disability Appeals

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are available to people who are unable to work due to a disability. Individuals all over the country rely on these benefits to survive. However, countless other disabled people are denied benefits each year despite being unable to work. This can be a devastating result…

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Man with arthritis in his wrist

Social Security Disability Benefits for Arthritis

Individuals who are unable to work due to a disability may be eligible for Social Security disability benefits. Arthritis is a common medical condition that is often severe enough to impair a person’s ability to work. Thus, it is common for people with arthritis to apply for Social Security disability benefits. One’s eligibility for Social…

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Disabled man going to the social security office

An Overview of SSI and SSDI in Texas

If you suffer from a disability, you may be entitled to Social Security Disability Insurance (“SSDI”) or Supplemental Security Income (“SSI”). Both options offer financial assistance to individuals who suffer from specific medical conditions. Below is an overview of these two programs. If you are a Texas resident who suffers from a disability, please contact…

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Denied SSDI Claim

Why Was My SSDI Claim Denied?

Although many people apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (“SSDI”) each year, most claims are denied at the initial stage of the SSDI process. Often, the reasons for denial have little to do with an applicant’s need for SSDI. Rather, many denials are based on common procedural errors. If you suffer from a medical condition…

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