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The 4 levels of the SSDI appeals process

You may feel understandable frustration if you apply for Social Security Disability Insurance in Florida and the U.S. Social Security Administration sends a denial in response. However, before you give up, recognize that many people facing similar circumstances wind...

Did you get your benefit verification letter?

Have you applied for Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) benefits lately? If so, you should soon get a disability benefits verification letter in the mail. This letter serves as important legal evidence of your benefits and you should thus store it in a safe...

How does the government determine disability?

Suffering an unexpected injury can change all of your plans and leave you scrambling for solutions. Social security disability benefits can help alleviate some of the financial impacts of your situation while you adjust to your new normal. Understanding the way that...

Substantial gainful activity – An overview

Aside from the physical and emotional toll taken by disabling injuries or illnesses, those with incapacitating conditions may worry about financially supporting themselves and their families. Through the Social Security Administration, however, they may access Social...

Can you apply for benefits with a depressive disorder?

As studies into mental health continue to progress, we learn more and more about the relationship of mental health and work. Much like physical disabilities, mental disorders can easily impact a person's ability to maintain employment. In such situations, you are...

Can I get SSDI and SSI at the same time?

There are many different benefit programs that the Social Security Administration manages. One of the most difficult parts of navigating the benefit application process is knowing which programs you have eligibility for and which ones you do not. In certain...

Is anxiety a disability?

Sufferers of health disorders often struggle in many ways to live a normal life. One of these ways may include holding down a job. Unfortunately, this can have severe and lasting repercussions throughout the rest of your life. One of the way to mitigate these...

Can you work while receiving SSD benefits?

Even with a disability, it might be possible for you to hold some form of employment. That is why the Social Security Administration offers work incentives, which allows people to work a certain amount of hours without losing their benefits. Understanding work...