What Type of Medical Records Do You Need for Your SSDI Claim?

What Type of Medical Records Do You Need for Your SSDI Claim?

When applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), you will be asked to provide a wide variety of information. Among the most important types of information are your medical records. These records play an important role in proving your case and increasing your chances of being approved, so it’s important to understand the types of…

What Does a Social Security Disability Attorney Do?

What Does a Social Security Disability Attorney Do?

Although many Social Security disability applications go through the process by themselves, even more face challenges that require the help of an expert. Only one in three disability applications are approved, leaving many without the benefits they need. A Social Security disability lawyer works to get disability benefits to those who qualify, but there are…

Debunking Common Myths About SSDI: Separating Fact from Fiction

Debunking Common Myths About SSDI: Separating Fact from Fiction

Despite the fact that nearly 9 million Americans receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) every year, there are countless myths surrounding the government program. Many aren’t even aware of the program, while others only know what they’ve heard from others. SSDI was created to provide monetary benefits to those who can no longer work due…

How to Appeal a Denied Social Security Disability Claim Successfully

How to Appeal a Denied Social Security Disability Claim Successfully

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) denials are far more common than you might realize. Benefits are denied for a number of reasons, but the good news is that those denied SSDI can appeal the decision of the Social Security Administration (SSA). If you were denied benefits, you might be intimidated at the thought of filing…

What is the 5 Year Rule for Social Security Disability?

What is the 5 Year Rule for Social Security Disability?

Nearly 9 million people receive disability benefits in the United States. Some recipients were born with a disability, while others became disabled later in life. For those with ongoing or fluctuating disabilities, there’s Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), a program that provides monthly cash assistance. SSDI is a federal program run by the Social Security…

Understanding SSDI Hearings: What to Expect and How to Prepare

Understanding SSDI Hearings: What to Expect and How to Prepare

Most people are overwhelmed and intimidated at the thought of attending an SSDI hearing. They often picture a large courtroom out of a TV show with bright lights and endless questioning. The fact that a Social Security Disability hearing follows a claim denial doesn’t help; but what does help is knowing what to expect so…

What is the difference between SSI and SSDI? 

What is the difference between SSI and SSDI? 

There are several types of benefits available to those living with disabilities in the United States. Both SSI and SSDI are different types of benefits that provide assistance to those who meet the criteria, but people often have questions about the similarities and differences. Below, we’ll go over SSI and SSDI, their similarities and differences,…

What Are The Changes to VA Disability in 2024?

What Are The Changes to VA Disability in 2024?

Last year, changes were approved regarding veterans disability benefits. Confirmed by the Department of Veterans Affairs, these changes include an increase in disability payments to account for changes in cost of living. If you’re a disabled veteran, these payments are automatically applied on top of your current disability rating. Learn more about what this change…

How to Make a Successful VA Disability Claim

How to Make a Successful VA Disability Claim

Nearly one in five veterans experience a disability after serving their country. Veterans Affairs provides compensation through VA disability benefits, but the process of receiving those benefits can be long and complicated. Not all veterans are approved; in fact, many veterans must go through the appeals process, delaying them from receiving the benefits and compensation…

Can You Qualify for SSI and SSDI at the Same Time?

Can You Qualify for SSI and SSDI at the Same Time?

Many disabled Arkansas residents find themselves unable to work, but that doesn’t mean that bills don’t need to be paid. Luckily, there are various benefits they can receive to help with food, bills, and medical costs. If you’ve looked into different benefits offered by the Social Security Administration, you’ve probably come across two common programs:…