Category Archives: Social Security Disability
Broken System Creates Problems In Getting Social Security Disability In Harrisburg
If you suffer from an injury, illness, or chronic health condition that prevents you from working, Social Security disability benefits can be a lifeline. Unfortunately, problems within the Social Security system can make obtaining these benefits difficult. Our Harrisburg Social Security disability lawyer explains common issues that are causing some to say the system… Read More »
Can I Get Workers’ Compensation And SSDI Benefits At The Same Time?
Serious and disabling injuries and health conditions can happen in various ways, including at the workplace. While the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program provides benefits for disabling injuries regardless of whether they occurred at work, many people who are injured on the job ultimately want to seek both SSDI benefits and workers’ compensation… Read More »
Will A Monetary Gift Affect My Social Security Disability Benefits?
Suffering a debilitating injury or learning that you have a disabling disease can be devastating, and you are likely worried about how you will be able to pay your bills. When you experience a disability, it is important to know that you may be eligible to receive Social Security disability benefits through the Social… Read More »
Can I Be Eligible For SSDI And SSI Benefits At The Same Time?
Whether you were recently injured on the job in Harrisburg or you were diagnosed with a disabling illness that will prevent you from working, you are likely beginning to look into options for disability payments. There are significant distinctions between Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, although both… Read More »
If My Doctor Says I Am Disabled, Can I Get SSD Benefits?
When you have sustained a debilitating injury or you have been diagnosed with a disabling disease, you should be learning more about your ability to seek Social Security Disability benefits (commonly known as SSD benefits) through the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program. You may already know that SSD benefits are not provided based… Read More »
Social Security Disability: Am I Disabled?
When you are planning to seek Social Security Disability benefits (SSD benefits), it is essential to understand how the Social Security Administration (SSA) defines a disability. To be clear, in addition to requirements based on the length and amount of your work history, you will need to prove that you are disabled according to… Read More »
What Is The Difference Between SSI And SSDI Benefits?
Were you recently injured in a serious accident or diagnosed with a debilitating illness? You could be eligible to seek Social Security disability benefits. When you are applying for disability benefits through the Social Security Administration (SSA), it can be difficult to understand the distinctions between the types of benefits programs and whether one… Read More »
What You Should Know About Qualifying For Social Security Disability Benefits
If you have recently become disabled as a result of an injury or illness, you are likely thinking about applying for disability benefits. The Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program provides benefits to people who are disabled and have worked for enough time to be eligible. Our Harrisburg Social Security disability lawyers can tell… Read More »
Social Security Disability (SSDI) and the Workers’ Compensation Offset in Pennsylvania
If you are receiving workers’ compensation benefits while also receiving Social Security Disability (SSDI) in Pennsylvania, the so-called “workers’ compensation offset” may apply. When your SSDI benefits are subject to the workers’ compensation offset, they are basically reduced. Generally, the workers’ compensation offset does not apply when an individual is receiving Supplemental Security Income… Read More »
I was laid off from my job due to coronavirus, can I receive Social Security Disability benefits?
In most cases, if you were working a job for which you were qualified and performing at the typical level, you cannot receive Social Security Disability benefits. Also, with the additional unemployment availability, in most cases, you will receive far more money through the state unemployment benefits and the federal supplement. However, if you… Read More »