What Should I Look for in a Disability Lawyer

Disability benefits provide a much needed lifeline for individuals and families whose serious medical conditions leave them unable to work. The approval process for these benefits, however, can be difficult. Hiring an experienced Maryland Social Security Disability attorney is a smart move, because your lawyer can help you avoid the pitfalls that cause so many…

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Social Security Disability Appeals Maryland

Social Security provides millions of Americans who are unable to work due to disabilities the financial benefits they need. However, as a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) reveals, the SSD application process for many potential recipients is nothing short of a bureaucratic nightmare. Individuals who apply for Social Security Disability benefits are…

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Is COVID-19 a Qualifying Impairment for SSDI

The daily lives and routines of millions of Americans have been disrupted by COVID-19 and its continuing effects. Although the medical experts in our nation and around the world are continuing to gain knowledge and insight about the disease, we know for certain that the infection affects people differently in every age group and region.…

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For some, the infrequent twinge or pain in the back may be just a small annoyance, but for others who experience chronic back pain, they can find it extremely difficult to function normally on a daily basis. Often, these pains compel individuals to stay off their feet for hours at a time and make working…

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What are Hidden Disabilities - Social Security Disability

Individuals with “hidden disabilities” are often misunderstood and overlooked. When it comes to claiming and receiving benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA), specifically Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), it can be difficult to get approved when compared to claimants who have much clearer and more noticeable physical or mental impairments. About 1 in 10…

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Can You Get Kicked Off of SSD

In the majority of cases, claimants of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits or Supplemental Security Insurance (SSI) will receive these benefits for many years, even decades. Any disruption of these benefits when they are desperately needed can be devastating, but there may be times when your benefits can be pulled. You decide to go…

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The Social Security Administration manages disability programs that provide financial support on a monthly basis to help recipients cover living expenses, bills, and medical costs. These benefits help families and individuals when they cannot work to support themselves because of their illness or injury. Dependents are often also eligible to receive these benefits. The application…

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Cares Act

Most Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients qualify for the CARES Act $1,200 COVID-19 stimulus payment. You are eligible for this economic impact payment provided you have a Social Security number and you have not been claimed on someone else’s tax return as a dependent. If you have children, you…

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The Social Security Administration (SSA) offers two programs for people with disabilities: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Insurance (SSI) benefits. SSDI and SSI are similar, but they are not the same. You and your family receive SSDI benefits only if you have worked for a required period of time and paid Social…

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