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The VA Disability Rating System: How the VA Determines the Severity of Your Disability

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

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The Military Knew About Contaminated Water at Camp Lejeune for Years

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

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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?”

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How many of us actually know and understand SSA disability programs?

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?

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