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? by

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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How long do I have to wait after becoming disabled before I can file a claim for Social Security disability benefits?

Nov 17, 2010 Comments Off on How long do I have to wait after becoming disabled before I can file a claim for Social Security disability benefits?

Not even one day! You can file for Social Security disability benefits on the very same day that you become disabled. Many people make the mistake of waiting months or even years after becoming disabled before filing a Social Security disability claim. Still, there is no reason to file a Social Security disability claim if […]

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I am disabled, but I have money in the bank. Do I have to wait until this money is gone before I can apply for Social Security disability benefits?

Nov 17, 2010 Comments Off on I am disabled, but I have money in the bank. Do I have to wait until this money is gone before I can apply for Social Security disability benefits?

Absolutely not. If you have worked in recent years, or if you are applying for Disabled Widow’s or Widower’s benefits or Disabled Adult Child benefits, it does not matter how much money you have in the bank. Contact us today for your FREE Case Evaluation by calling us toll-free at 1-866-425-5347 or by filling out […]

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How do I apply for Social Security Disability benefits?

Nov 17, 2010 Comments Off on How do I apply for Social Security Disability benefits?

The best way to start the process of filing a Social Security disability claim is to contact our office for your free review (either by filling out the form to your right or by contacting us toll-free at 1-866-425-5347). We can walk you through the process and make sure that all of your Ts are […]

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What types of Social Security disability benefits are there?

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There are five major types of Social Security disability benefits. Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits (SSDI) is the most important type of Social Security disability benefits. It goes to individuals who have worked in recent years (five out of the last 10 years in most cases) who are now disabled. Disabled Widows and Widowers Benefits […]

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What is the definition of disability used by the Social Security Administration?

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Under the Social Security Act, “disability” means “inability to engage in any substantial gainful activity by reason of any medically determinable physical or mental impairment which can be expected to result in death or has lasted or can be expected to last for a continuous period of not less than 12 months.” Contact us today […]

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I used to work, but lately, I have been staying home taking care of my kids. Now, I have become sick. Can I get Social Security disability benefits?

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Possibly. If you have worked five out of the ten years under Social Security before becoming disabled, you will have enough earnings in to potentially qualify for Social Security disability benefits. If you are 31 or younger, the requirements are a little different, since you have not had such a long time to work. Also, […]

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