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I have several health problems, but not one of them disables me. It is the combination that disables me. Can I get Social Security disability benefits?

Nov 18, 2010 Comments Off on I have several health problems, but not one of them disables me. It is the combination that disables me. Can I get Social Security disability benefits? by

Social Security is supposed to consider all of your health problems when making a decision. In fact, most claimants for Social Security disability benefits have more than one health problem. Each individual health problem must be considered, as well as the combined effect of all of the health problems. Contact us today for your FREE […]

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Do I have to be permanently disabled to get Social Security disability benefits?

Nov 18, 2010 Comments Off on Do I have to be permanently disabled to get Social Security disability benefits?

No. You have to have been disabled for at least a year or be expected to be disabled for at least a year or have a condition that can be expected to result in death within a year in order to qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). You do […]

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Can you get Social Security Disability benefits for your condition?

Nov 17, 2010 Comments Off on Can you get Social Security Disability benefits for your condition?

In almost every case, no matter what the disease is, the answer is the same — “Maybe. It just depends upon how badly you are affected by the disease.” One example might be cancer. The word “cancer” is scary, but there are many cancers which can be treated and cured quickly, with little or no […]

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How can I tell if I will be found disabled by the Social Security Administration?

Nov 17, 2010 Comments Off on How can I tell if I will be found disabled by the Social Security Administration?

Unless your disability is catastrophic (such as terminal cancer, a heart condition so bad that you are on a heart transplant waiting list, etc.), there is no way for you to tell in advance whether you will be found disabled by Social Security. In the end, you should not make the decision of whether to […]

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Can I get both workers compensation and Social Security Disability benefits at the same time?

Nov 17, 2010 Comments Off on Can I get both workers compensation and Social Security Disability benefits at the same time?

Yes. In most states, including North Carolina, Social Security disability benefits are offset, or reduced, because of workers compensation benefits paid. In almost all cases, there are still some Social Security disability benefits to be paid even if you are receiving workers compensation benefits. As important as workers compensation is, Social Security disability is more […]

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I got hurt on the job and am currently drawing worker's compensation. Can I file a claim for Social Security Disability benefits now, or should I wait until the workers compensation ends?

Nov 17, 2010 Comments Off on I got hurt on the job and am currently drawing worker's compensation. Can I file a claim for Social Security Disability benefits now, or should I wait until the workers compensation ends?

You do not have to wait until the worker’s compensation ends. You can file a claim for Social Security disability benefits while receiving worker’s compensation benefits. It is best to file the Social Security disability claim as soon as possible. If you don’t file the claim as soon as possible, there may be a gap […]

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I am still on sick leave from my employer. Can I file for Social Security Disability now? Do I have to wait until the sick leave is exhausted?

Nov 17, 2010 Comments Off on I am still on sick leave from my employer. Can I file for Social Security Disability now? Do I have to wait until the sick leave is exhausted?

You do not have to wait until the sick leave is exhausted. You can file for Social Security disability benefits now, if you believe that you will be out of work for a year or more. Even active duty military personnel can file a claim for Social Security disability benefits if they have discontinued their […]

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