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:…

The Role of Medical Evidence in SSDI Applications

The Role of Medical Evidence in SSDI Applications

Recognizing the pivotal role of medical evidence in Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) applications is fundamental to navigating the intricate process of SSDI claims. Some applicants believe their extensive medical records will speak for themselves, and whilst this may be the case, it is crucial to understand how the Social Security Administration (SSA) utilizes this…

Social Security Disability Income Payments in Arkansas

Social Security Disability Income Payments in Arkansas

Social Security Disability Income (“SSDI”) payments play a key role in supporting those who have a disability. If you rely on these benefits for your day-to-day living costs, it is essential to understand the benefits you may be entitled to. This blog outlines the available monthly SSI disability benefits in Arkansas, emphasizing the essential details…

Attorneys Fees in a Social Security Disability Insurance Case

Attorneys Fees in a Social Security Disability Insurance Case

When it comes to pursuing Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, one pressing question often surfaces: “What are the costs associated with hiring a Social Security attorney, and is it a worthwhile investment?” In this blog, we delve into the financial aspects of engaging an attorney and the profound advantages…

What is a Special Needs Trust?

What is a Special Needs Trust?

A Special Needs Trust is a tool used to benefit an individual who suffers from a disability. A settlor creates the trust, a trustee manages the trust, and the beneficiary is the person who benefits from the trust. These trusts can be revocable or irrevocable. The trust owns the assets and the beneficiary does not…

Social Security Disability Insurance 

Social Security Disability Insurance 

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is managed by the Social Security Administration (SSA). This federal insurance program allows individuals to receive monthly benefits if they cannot work because they are limited by their disability. If an applicant has been working and paying social security for five out of the previous ten years, then they may…

What You Need to Know About the Americans with Disabilities Act

What You Need to Know About the Americans with Disabilities Act

Those with disabilities are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals who live with disabilities need to have access to public buildings and other areas throughout the United States. Some businesses and governmental entities may inadvertently engage in discrimination that affects the lives of disabled individuals.  Establishing ADA Claims  Americans with Disabilities claims…