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Can I Get Retroactive Disability Benefits Through SSI?

Many SSI claimants receive back payments of disability benefits when they are approved for SSI. The amount of backpay that you receive depends on how ...

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Who Is Considered Legally Disabled by Social Security?

Social Security's definition of legally disabled is different from that of other programs. The Social Security Administration (SSA) administers benefi...

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How Much Will a Social Security Disability Lawyer Cost Me?

Social Security disability applicants are sometimes reluctant to hire an attorney because they think they cannot afford one. But because disability la...

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SSDI or SSI Overpayment: Your Rights to Continued Benefits

Once you are receiving a regular monthly disability check from the Social Security administration (SSA), it’s possible the SSA might overpay you a...

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Forced Resignation Due to Work-Related Injury

If you have been forced to quit because of an on-the-job injury, you may have legal options. The law treats a forced resignation just like a termina...

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Can I Get Disability Benefits for Parkinson's Disease?

Parkinson’s disease, also known as parkinsonism, PD, or parkinsonian syndrome, is a disorder of the central nervous system caused by a dopamine ab...

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Disability Benefits For Stroke Victims

Strokes are caused by either a blocked blood vessel or hemorrhage in the brain. In either case blood flow is decreased or stopped to the brain cau...

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Can I Get Disability for Drug Addiction?

You can’t receive Social Security disability benefits based on drug addiction even if your dependence on drugs makes it impossible for you to work...

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Filing For Social Security Benefits Of a Deceased Spouse

When the primary breadwinner of a household dies, the surviving family members may be left without sufficient resources, especially if the deceased h...

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Filing For Disability Without Doctor's Approval

The Social Security Administration can pay disability benefits under two different programs. Both programs have the same disability requirements, bu...

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Childhood Lupus and Disability (SSI)

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), or lupus for short, is an auto-immune disease that affects multiple organs or body systems such as the joints, k...

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Federal and California Laws on Disability Rights

According to the Congressional Committee for the Americans with Disabilities Act, 1 out of 5 Americans are disabled which roughly amount to 43 milli...

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Disability Medical Records

  The Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Disability Determination Services (DDS) must collect important and confidential information abou...

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Disability Law FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions About Disability Law

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