Mother helping disabled son file for SSI benefits.

Can Children Qualify for SSI?

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a federally administered income supplement program. The funds from SSI are generated by general tax revenues, as opposed to Social Security taxes. The SSI program was put into place as a way to provide financial assistance to the aged, blind, and disabled who have lower income levels or no income…

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Disabled young man in a wheelchair, looking for SSI benefits.

Am I Eligible for SSI Benefits?

The Social Security Administration (SSA) is tasked with overseeing and implementing several programs geared towards providing aid to disabled individuals across the U.S. One such program is Supplemental Security Income (SSI). SSI provides financial support to those individuals who are both disabled and in financial need. There are specific requirements that must be met for…

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Man filling out a social security disability benefits form.

How Do You File for Social Security Disability Benefits?

Millions of people across the U.S. suffer from long term or permanent disabilities that render them unable to retain gainful employment. This added financial pressure usually comes on top of medical bills incurred due to seeking and receiving much-needed health care. Social Security disability provides critical benefits to those in need. Should you find yourself…

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Man visiting his attorneys to discuss his disability appeal.

What Happens During a Disability Appeal?

You may have been denied eligibility for Social Security Disability (SSDI) benefits. You may not agree with the amount of your SSDI benefits payment. You may have been overpaid in SSDI payments but contest the amount you need to pay back or whether you have to repay it at all. If any of these issues…

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Disabled person working at family business.

Can I Work If I Am On Disability?

In order to be eligible to receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, you must be unable to engage in substantial gainful activity. Essentially, this means that you have a disability preventing you from having a job that will support your cost of living. Because of this basic SSDI requirement, many receiving benefits are reluctant…

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Man filling out a social security disability form

Is It Possible to Get SSDI and SSI at the Same Time?

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are both need-based programs that provide important financial benefits to those who qualify. In order to be eligible for SSDI, you must meet the SSA definition of disability. The disability, whether mental or physical, must be so severe as to prevent an individual from maintaining…

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Reasons why your SSDI application was denied

With the increasing awareness among people to claim their social security disability benefits, a whopping number of applications are received by the SSA for social security disability claims. However, the acceptance rate of applications remains under or below 40%. Also, after the initial stage of reconsideration or applications being shortlisted according to their importance, that…

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Common mistakes after denial of SSDI application

The most common question our social security disability lawyers are asked is whether I should appeal for social security after being denied SSDI. Our lawyers have the most reliable answer for you: Yes! You should appeal for SSDI after you have been denied at least one. Amongst the vast amount of applications received only 20%…

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