The fallout that can occur from a long-term injury can be significant. There are so many different injuries and conditions out there that can cause a person to be unable to work. Social Security Disability is designed to help people who cannot work due to injuries and illnesses. With all of the different myths and misinformation going around about
While many people think of social security as a means of receiving retirement benefits, the program also offers compensation to individuals who have suffered disabling injuries that prevent them from working.
This is covered as social security disability (SSD). Not all injuries are eligible to receive disability benefits, but a West Palm Beach
What qualifies as a disability when it comes to determining eligibility for Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits is a highly technical and complicated area of law.
If you believe you may be entitled to SSD or SSI benefits, it is important to speak with a West Palm Beach social security attorney
At Fetterman & Associates, PA we have a great deal of experience helping people get disability benefits from social security. We often see the same questions over and over.
Below is a quick overview of common questions and their answers. If you have additional questions, feel free to call our office at 561-845-2510. You can also
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) will pay monthly benefits to those who have become disabled before they reach retirement age. The disability must make you unable to work for at least one year, and it could be much longer. The benefits will continue as long as you are unable to return to work.
These benefits are only available to those
Social Security is one of the largest federal programs available to those with disabilities. It is made up of two programs: Social Security and Supplemental Security Income. They are both administered by the Social Security Administration, and only those who meet certain criteria can receive benefits from this program.
Below, we will provide an overview
Basically, there are three qualifications you must meet to qualify for Social Security Disability (SSD):
- You must be younger than retirement age, which is currently age 65.
- You must have worked jobs that are covered by Social Security, and earned enough work credits to qualify for Social Security Disability.
- You must meet the disability requirements as set forth by the Social Security Administration (SSA).
1. Younger Than Retirement Age
Typically, Social Security Disability is available to people who are younger than retirement age, i.e. 65 years old. Once a person who is receiving SSD reaches retirement age, that person’s Social
Many Americans suffer from serious conditions which leave them disabled and unable to live life as they used to. Having a debilitating condition inhibits people from working, drains their savings due to medical bills, and can dramatically alter quality of life.
Unfortunately, social security disability claims are denied every day. If you are denied, you may think that you have no other options. It can be incredibly frustrating to receive a denial, but it does not mark the
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