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SSDI and family benefits

When and if a person is disabled, either physically or mentally, he or she may be eligible to pursue Social Security disability benefits. These benefits are available to people who have contributed to Social Security during the course of their employment but are no longer able to work. This support allows a person to collect regular payments that are intended to cover basic living expenses and medical care costs.

Which mental disorders may be eligible for SSDI coverage?

Struggling with a disabling illness or injury can prove to be a life-changing situation. People can experience enormous levels of stress, frustration and fear, whether a condition gets worse over time or comes on suddenly as a result of an accident or other event.

$288 million project to improve Social Security fails to work

Any person who is applying for Social Security disability benefits in Georgia should be aware of the inevitable complications that can arise throughout the process. People who are trying to navigate the system alone can get frustrated and may ultimately give up or accept a denied application. However, with a little information and some legal support, people can have the confidence to aggressively pursue the benefits they deserve.

What you should know if your initial SSDI application is denied

The benefits that are available through Social Security can be crucial for disabled workers in Atlanta who, due to a physical or mental condition, can no longer work and earn a living. Unfortunately, applying for and actually receiving these benefits can be a very frustrating and time-consuming process. Those who are currently navigating through this complex system may find some comfort in knowing that they are certainly not alone.

Study indicates autism a risk for chronic disease

It is likely that readers of this blog know someone who has been diagnosed as being on the autism spectrum. While autism in and of itself can result in symptoms that make it difficult for those who have it to function in society, a recent study indicates there are other things these individuals need to be concerned with. The study determined adults living with autism have a greater chance of being diagnosed with certain medical conditions.

Patients with prostate cancer can access expedited benefits

In previous posts, we have discussed that one of the most frustrating challenges of applying for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits is the time it takes to actually get approved for benefits. There is the complicated application that must be filed. Because the majority of applications are initially denied, people then need to file an appeal and wait for a decision on that before they learn whether they will receive financial support or not.

Who is eligible for Supplemental Security Income benefits?

Many people may be familiar with Social Security Disability benefits and know that the financial support available through SSDI can be very helpful for workers who suffer a disabling injury or illness. It is important to remember that qualifying for this type of support requires a person to have paid enough in taxes to be considered "insured."

Program to protect SSDI recipients expanded nationally

People who are physically or mentally disabled often rely on the financial support provided through Social Security Disability Insurance. These payments are made available to people who are suffering from various illnesses or injuries that make it impossible for them to work, either temporarily or permanently. Some of the people who collect SSDI are so disabled, however, that they are unable to manage their own finances.

SSA announces some disabled veterans will get benefits faster

Being unable to work because of a physical or mental disability can be a very upsetting experience for people all across Atlanta. Not only can it be very difficult to cope with a serious illness or injury, but disabled workers can also be frustrated by the fact that they cannot earn a living. For many people in this situation, there is relief available through Social Security benefits. 

Social Security disability benefits and the waiting game

It is no secret that the Social Security disability benefits system in the U.S. is far from perfect. People all across Atlanta who have gone the through the application, denial and appeals processes know this first-hand. The fact is that people may not understand if they are eligible to receive these disability benefits for an illness or injury. And if they are eligible, it may not be clear how to file a claim. Even more frustrating is the fact that many claims are initially denied, which means that people then need to navigate the appeals process.

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