Category Archives: Social Security Disability

Five Things to Keep in Mind When Applying for Your Child’s Supplemental Security Income Benefits

Child With Disabilities

Description: If you are struggling to provide basic living expenses for your child with disabilities Supplemental Security Income may be the answer to your problems. Follow these 5 tips from our expert team to help you decide if this solution is right for you and your child. One way to receive disability benefits for your […]

Is there a Difference Between Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income?

Social Security Administration

Description – understand how the eligibility requirements between Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income compare and contrast. The Social Security Administration (SSA) manages a few different benefit programs including retirement and disability. The disability benefit program is then split into two different categories, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). The […]

Consultative Examination

Consultative Examination

What is a Consultative Examination and Why is it Important for My Social Security Disability Case? Has Social Security scheduled you for a Consultative Examination? If not, don’t worry! If so, here are a few things to keep in mind. Consultative exams are scheduled because Social Security needs some clarification on one of your impairments, […]

How Can I Have My Social Worker Help When Applying For Disability Benefits?

How Can I Have My Social Worker Help When Applying For Disability Benefits?

What can a Social Worker do to help with Social Security Disability? A social worker, or a case worker, is someone that helps disadvantaged people with their problems and help them connect to services in their community to help improve their life. Social workers can also provide counseling to individuals, couples, and families. For example, […]

Social Security Claims during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Social Security Administration

What to expect with Social Security Claims and the COVID-19 Pandemic Economic Impact Payments Extended to SSI Recipients On March 30, 2020, Social Security Commissioner Andrew Saul issued a press release announcing that those receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) will receive $1,200 Economic Impact Payments for themselves and $500 for each child under 17. Those […]

How Social Security Appeals Have Changed During the Pandemic

How Social Security Appeals Have Changed During the Pandemic

Changes have been made to the Social Security appeals process to protect beneficiaries and staff from the coronavirus. How Social Security Appeals Have Changed During the Pandemic Many Social Security applicants are denied upon their first application and choose to appeal this decision. There are four levels of appeal for those that disagree with the […]

Social Security Disability During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Social Security Disability During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

How to handle social security disability and the social security administration during the outbreak. On March 17, 2020, when governmental policies adjusted to the realities of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, all Social Security offices were closed to the public. Some Social Security staff shifted to working from home. Our Social Security Disability law offices have […]

What is the cost to hire a lawyer to help with social security disability?

Cost to hire a lawyer

What is the cost to hire a Social Security Disability Lawyer? An individual trying to get social security disability may want to consider hiring an attorney to help navigate through the complex and sometimes confusing process of receiving social security disability.  The social security administration has developed rules and regulations that control how much an […]