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What Is the Difference Between SSDI and SSI?

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What Is the Difference Between SSDI and SSI?

The program names look the same, but there is a great deal of difference between Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Our attorneys work hard to ensure clients receive the benefits for which they are eligible. Partly because both programs are administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA), many people confuse… Read More »

Compassionate Allowances Can Provide the Severely Disabled a Fast Track to Federal Benefits

Only a relatively small number of people manage to get initial Social Security Disability (SSD) claims accepted without going through one or more steps of the appeals process. With each appeals step, claimants can wait for months while their claims go through the review process at the Social Security Administration (SSA). These delays can cause… Read More »

The Benefits of Hiring A Social Security Appeals Lawyer

As a working adult, you have the right to claim Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits if you have been injured and are unable to continue working. Almost all working adults who are not self-employed have paid into Social Security programs and have the right to receive benefits in times of need. Unfortunately, the application process… Read More »

How Long Does It Take for a Social Security Appeal to Be Processed?

The Social Security Administration (SSA) appeals process can take a considerable amount of time, especially in cases that go beyond a hearing to the SSA Appeals Council. The exact amount of time depends on several factors, but the appeal can be hastened through the system by following a few simple guidelines. Time frame for appeal… Read More »

What You Need to Know: How to File a Social Security Appeal

The U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) provides disability benefits to those who have sustained injuries that prevents them from being gainfully employed. IF, upon filing for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits and you receive a denial of benefits, you should contact a New Jersey SSD lawyer to appeal the decision. The SSA appeals process has… Read More »

What You Need to Know: Social Security Appeals

Individuals who are unable to work because of a disability — including those born with such disabilities — are often eligible to collect Social Security benefits. However, individuals who became disabled as adults must file a claim in order to collect Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, and may be eligible to collect Supplemental Security Income… Read More »

What Do I Need to File a Social Security Appeal?

If your application for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits was denied, you’re not alone. Almost two-thirds of people who apply for SSD are turned down on the first time they apply. In many cases, this is due to providing incomplete information on the application or failing to meet the strict SSD definition of disability. The… Read More »

How Many Appeal Levels are There for SSD Benefits?

If you are denied Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, you still have plenty of options. You are entitled to appeal the denial of an SSD claim. In fact, there are four basic levels of appeal. With the assistance of an experienced SSD benefits attorney, you can appeal the decision and potentially receive the benefits that… Read More »