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Families Could Be Denied Disability Death Benefits for their Unvaccinated Loved One

More workers every day are faced with consequences when refusing to get an eligible COVID-19 vaccine. There are financial repercussions that can include higher health insurance premiums as well as job loss. A more recent development in the potential financial fallout for unvaccinated workers and their families includes denial of death benefits that families would…

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Social Security Disability Starter Kit

When you are in need of accessing Social Security Disability benefits, you may feel that the pressure is on! The financial pressure you can feel may be intense and the stress of going up against the disability benefits application process can leave you reeling. A good starting point may be to review the Social Security…

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Why Was My Disability Application Denied?

While you may dread a denial of your initial disability benefits application, it is a reality to say that this is what most people can expect. The vast majority of initial benefit claims are denied and reconsiderations, which is the initial step of the appeals process, are denied at an even greater rate, although many…

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SSA’s Representative Repayment Program

Are you or a loved one having a difficult time managing money and receiving Social Security payments? If this is the case, Social Security may find you or your loved one to be a candidate for the Representative Payment Program. We will talk more about this program and who it is for here. What Is…

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What Automatically Qualifies You for SSDI Benefits?

The application process for Social Security disability benefits can be daunting. The truth is, it really can be challenging. Extensive documentation will be necessary. You will not only need a substantial amount of documentation but a substantial amount of the right kind of documentation. There are, however, instances where an SSDI benefit applicant may automatically…

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How Does the SSA Determine If I Can Do My Past Work and Why Does it Matter?

There are two large federal programs that provide assistance to individuals with disabilities. These programs are Social Security and Supplemental Security Income. The two programs have significant differences, but also some similarities as well. For instance, both of them are administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA). Both of them are only for individuals that…

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Social Security Survivor Benefits

Under certain circumstances, the family members of a disabled individual can receive Social Security benefits. For instance, Social Security survivor benefits can kick in after the death of a disabled worker. After death, the disabled worker’s spouse or dependents may be eligible to receive these benefits. Here, we will discuss more on what Social Security…

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