Applying for Social Security Disability benefits can be a complex and overwhelming process. From gathering the necessary documentation to navigating the intricate legal requirements, it’s easy to feel lost and frustrated. That’s where a Social Security Disability attorney can make… Read More »How Can a Social Security Disability Attorney Help You?
When you apply for VA Disability Benefits, the VA will assess the severity of your disability in order to determine the amount of benefits you are entitled to. The VA uses a rating system to measure the extent to which your disability impacts your ability to function. The VA rates disabilities on a scale from… Read More »The VA Disability Rating System: How the VA Determines the Severity of Your Disability
One of the most frustrating parts about the health crisis related to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune is how long Marines, their families and staff at the base were exposed. We now know that the water used on the base for drinking, cooking and cleaning was contaminated as early as 1953, but it was not… Read More »The Military Knew About Contaminated Water at Camp Lejeune for Years
Updated for 2023: How much can you make while on Social Security Disability? What is a “Trial Work Period?”
One question that is frequently asked when applying for Social Security Disability benefits is whether you are allowed to work while receiving Social Security Disability benefits or while applying for Social Security Disability. For SSDI, you are allowed to work part-time, and SSA just increased the threshold allowed amount to $1470/m gross (also called “SGA”). … Read More »Updated for 2023: How much can you make while on Social Security Disability? What is a “Trial Work Period?”
Are there work incentives with Social Security Disability? What about a Trial Work Period? Social Security Work Incentives are options to enter, re-enter, or continue in employment for beneficiaries of SSDI. If you monthly income exceeds the $1470/m gross (also… Read More »Does SSA offer Trial Work Attempts?
There was a story circulating, or going viral as they say, about a Wheel of Fortune contestant who is a Military Veteran, her name is Nura. She was easily winning the game, but then started purposely losing in order for… Read More »Military Veteran on Wheel of Fortune Made the News!
The Social Security Administration conducts studies throughout the year and you can find many of those studies on their website at: https://www.ssa.gov/disabilityresearch/research.htm Recently, SSA did a survey, or study, on what percentage of us are even aware the Social Security Disability… Read More »How many of us actually know and understand SSA disability programs?
It is important to know that the Social Security Administration has to approve all fees paid to a private attorney for helping with a Social Security Disability case. Further, you always have the right of due process to contest any… Read More »What is the most an attorney can charge for a Social Security Disability case?
Either an attorney or a VSO is a legitimate option to help you through the VA disability claims process. They both follow a standard of conduct from the VA. Unfortunately, there are predatory organizations out there that claim to be helpful legal… Read More »How to avoid getting scammed when looking for a VA Lawyer or VSO