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Seasonal Work and Social Security Disability

During the holiday season, Social Security Disability recipients may consider taking on part-time seasonal work. However, sometimes taking a seasonal job can result in the loss of your disability benefits. Because of this, there are several things you… Read More

Disability Benefits for Self-Employed Individuals

Self-employed people are eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance just the same as workers who work for employers. However, the process through which their income and work activities are evaluated is slightly different than those in a traditional… Read More

Attorneys' Fees in Social Security Disability Claims

Disability lawyers do not charge upfront fees. Instead we work on contingency, meaning we only get paid if you win your claim. This method makes it easier for disability claimants to pursue their case because they will not have to confront the barrier… Read More

Benefits for Disabled Widows or Widowers

In some situations, disabled widows or widowers may be able to receive survivors benefits through their spouse‚Äôs earning record. The disabled widow or widower must be able to establish his or her own disability as well as meet other criteria in order… Read More

Are There Age Requirements for Getting Disability Benefits?

The age that a person has to be to qualify for disability benefits depends on the type of benefits he or she is receiving. The Dayes Law Firm PC team of Social Security Disability lawyers are well-versed in all aspects of Social Security law. If you… Read More

2018 Changes to Social Security Disability

The Social Security Administration makes important updates to the eligibility criteria for Social Security disability programs on an annual basis. These updates can impact various aspects of eligibility, such as limits on the resources and income that… Read More

How Much Will My SSDI Payments Be?

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) provides payments to qualifying individuals who can no longer work because of a disability. The amount of your monthly SSDI payment will depend on your earnings prior to your disability and any other public… Read More

Will I Lose my SSI if I Move into a Nursing Home?

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a needs-based program. This means benefits can be reduced or terminated entirely based on factors such as the amount of income you receive, whether anyone helps with your living expenses and where you live. For this… Read More

How Will I be Evaluated for SSD Benefits?

Before claimants can receive Social Security Disability benefits, they must go through a disability evaluation during which the Social Security Administration (SSA) will determine if the claimant meets the requirements for obtaining disability benefits. The… Read More

Types of Evidence to Support Your Disability Claim

To qualify for disability benefits through Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), you must be able to support your disability claim. This requires you to prove your disability and how it prevents you from working. A… Read More

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