Phillips Disability, P.C. Blog

Qualifying for Social Security Disability for Intellectual Disorder

Children and adults with intellectual disorder have severely limited intellectual functioning and will need a lot of help throughout their lives. Fortunately, you may be able to obtain Social Security Disability benefits to help mitigate these costs. Request… Read More

Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Social Security Disability Claim

You may have heard about some of the things you should do when applying for Social Security Disability benefits, but what about the things you should not do? Below, review the list of things you should not do when applying for benefits, because they could… Read More

What Is a Work Credit?

One of the requirements for receiving Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits is having enough work credits. The number of work credits you need depends on your age. There are also requirements for how many credits you needed to have earned in the years… Read More

Applying for Social Security Disability for Chronic Pain

Are you suffering from chronic pain that makes it very difficult to work? You may be thinking about applying for Social Security Disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA). However, it is very difficult to obtain benefits for chronic… Read More

Disability Benefits for Inflammatory Arthritis

Arthritis can make it extremely difficult to use your fine motor skills, much less stand up and walk around. This can make daily life extremely painful and difficult. The limitations and the pain this condition causes may make it very difficult for you… Read More

Should I Appeal or File a New Social Security Disability Claim?

If your Social Security Disability claim was denied, you may be thinking about filing an appeal or simply filing a new claim altogether. However, there are many reasons why it is better to file an appeal instead of a new claim. At Phillips Disability,… Read More

Common Reasons a Mental Illness Claim Gets Denied

It can very difficult to prove you are suffering from a mental illness that entitles you to Social Security Disability benefits. Many people who apply for benefits for a mental illness are often denied. Below, learn more about some of the common reasons… Read More

Functional Limitations and Your Social Security Disability Claim

One of the most important factors in any Social Security Disability claim is your functional limitations. These are the limitations or things you are incapable of doing because of your disability. Your functional limitations are a primary component of… Read More

What Are Acceptable Medical Sources?

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has various rules on how it evaluates the evidence you submit about your disability. This includes rules on what it considers to be acceptable medical sources. It is important to understand how the SSA defines… Read More

What You Should Know About Supplemental Security Income Reporting

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has numerous rules on reporting income if you are receiving benefits from the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program. Failing to report income could affect your eligibility for benefits. For help filing your… Read More

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