Disability Rights

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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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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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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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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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