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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.

Disability appeals take an average of 17.9 months in Illinois

Applying for Social Security Disability (SSD) is a difficult process, but many people don't realize just how complex it might be. Some think that they have a case that will be approved right away because of their circumstances. The fact of the matter is that they often don't fully understand the laws that apply to their case.

Fight for your Social Security Disability benefits

Social Security Disability (SSD) is a program that is meant to help injured workers support themselves if they are injured or ill and unable to return to work. This doesn't mean that they will get these benefits quickly. In fact, many people have to fight hard to get the benefits that they should receive. This can be difficult because they might not have sufficient or even any income at all during the process.

Social Security 2100 Act is before Congress

The future of Social Security Administration (SSA) programs is something that has made the news a lot lately. There is a new bill that is before Congress that might enable some individuals to breathe a sigh of relief. The Social Security 2100 Act has more than 200 original co-sponsors, which highlights how important it is to the future of the programs.

Social Security payments not likely to stop due to shutdown

Recipients of Social Security benefits usually live on a very tight budget. They usually don't have the financial backing to be able to live without getting their monthly benefit check. Many recipients of these programs are probably worried about how the current partial government shutdown is going to affect their benefits.

Working through a disability application can be a long challenge

Being approved for Social Security Disability benefits is a long process for most people. There are only a handful of conditions that qualify for the Compassionate Allowances program. During the approval process, you are likely going to have a host of appointments. These are aimed at determining whether you meet the requirements for disability. It is imperative that you go to all of these or you risk your case being denied. The more information the Social Security Administration has the better your chance of being approved.  Our office can help you.

Are all Social Security Disability applications denied at first?

Each year, 12 percent of the American population, or over 37 million people, apply for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. Only about one-third of those applications are approved, however. There are a few common reasons that these applications are denied the first time an applicant applies for benefits.