Category: social security disability

Who Qualifies for Social Security Disability in Georgia
Who Qualifies for Social Security Disability—And Under What General Circumstances? Social Security Disability (SSD) exists to assist individuals who have paid into the Social Security system when they are no [...]
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An Overview of Social Security Disability for Georgia
What Is Social Security Disability, and How Does It Differ From Other Benefits and Entitlement Programs? Social Security is a federal program that helps individuals with disabilities. If you have [...]
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Veterans With Service-Connected Disabilities Should Object to Social Security’s Proposed Rule
Veterans who have a service-connected disability should object to the new rules that the Social Security Administration (SSA) proposes to use when it considers a claimant’s application for disability.  Right [...]
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How to avoid the most common mistakes made when applying for Social Security disability benefits
Clients frequently ask what are the most common mistakes people make when they apply for Social Security disability and how can they avoid them.   The two most frequently-seen mistakes are [...]
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What Is the Difference in Social Security Disability and SSI?
There are large differences in Social Security Disability and SSI.   Many times, people do not realize that they have actually applied for both of these benefits when they filed their [...]
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I Have a Hearing Before an ALJ — What Can I Expect?
If you have a hearing scheduled before an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) on your SSI and/or SSDI claim, then the odds are that your claim for benefits has been pending [...]
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Social Security Administration Defines “Disability”
We all have an idea of what "disability" means, but this term has a specific definition in the context of the Social Security disability program and the Supplemental Security Income [...]
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What Happens at the Administrative Law Judge Hearing?
What Is The Administrative Law Judge Hearing? How Does It Work, And Can You Appeal It? If your Request for Reconsideration for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits got denied, [...]
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What You Need to Know about Request for Reconsideration
What Is Request For Reconsideration? How Does It Work? How Can You Boost Your Chances of Success? If your application for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) gets denied, don’t despair. [...]
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