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Yes, some disability checks can be garnished

Suffering a disabling injury at work can start a chain of events that is difficult to overcome. It can be difficult for loved ones to deal with the change in your abilities, and this might lead to your marriage ending. This is an unfortunate occurrence that means you are going to have to do a lot of planning.

Can legislation prevent loss of disability benefits?

This blog recently discussed the case of the man who was wrongfully identified as deceased and who is now fighting for his disability payments. Fortunately, the man's benefits were restored the day after a local news station reported about his issues. But the big question here is whether anything can be done to help prevent this type of traumatic event from happening in the future.

Man falsely reported as deceased, now fighting for his disability

People who receive disability payments often live on a tight budget. For these individuals, any disruption in payments can lead to significant financial struggles. There usually isn't room in the budget to save a lot, so being without an income means they might have to do without necessities. On top of that, Medicaid eligibility is usually tied to these payments, which means that if the disability payments cease, medical care coverage will also stop. This can leave them without the care they need to properly manage their health care.

Be prepared to hurry up and wait when you file for disability

For most people who file for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, the application process is lengthy and sometimes maddening. When you are dealing with a painful condition or a chronic illness, the last thing you want to do is fight the battle of the disability benefits process. We are here to help you with this legal fight so you can concentrate on your health.

Crohn's disease might qualify for Supplemental Security Income

Imagine what you would do if your child doubled over in pain each time they ate. They might get diarrhea after eating, and they might be losing weight. You finally get a doctor to listen to you and eventually find out that your child has an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), such as Crohn's. You may soon come to realize that treating this condition is very costly. You may have to pay out-of-pocket for some vital nutritional supplements that aren't covered by insurance. You might have to miss work for the frequent medical appointments. All of this can wreck your finances.

Financial support for injured workers who can't go back to work

Many people who are facing a serious injury count down the days until they can get back to work. Unfortunately, some of these individuals won't ever be able to return. They might have to turn to Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits to pay for life's basic necessities. We know that this might not be how you envisioned your life, but we are here to help you get what you need to live your best life.

Compassionate Allowances program speeds up disability application

A person filing for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits is likely going to face a lengthy wait for their application to go through the process. While this might not be anything more than an inconvenience for some people, others have a condition so severe that having to wait could mean that they pass away or suffer irreversible harm if they have to wait for benefits.

Disability can help you financially after a career-ending injury

Filing for Social Security Disability (SSD) is a major step for many workers. They wonder how this program will compare to what they were making before they suffered an injury or became disabled. The answer to this isn't always easy, but it is true that you will have a big adjustment to come. We know that this is something that might not seem pleasant, but you must remember that SSD is available to help people who want to work but are unable to.

The path to Social Security Disability benefits isn't easy

We understand that many people can't even begin to think about having to deal with the various aspects of the Social Security Disability application process -- and they want it to be over quickly. Unfortunately, unless you qualify for a compassionate allowance, you aren't going to be able to rush through the process. It can actually take a long time to gain an approval, so you should try to make plans for your finances in the interim.