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Your Guide to Understanding SGA

When you apply for Social Security disability (SSD) benefits, the first thing the Social Security Administration (SSA) will look at is if you are currently working or not. Most people believe that you can't work at all if you want to receive SSD benefits, but that isn't true. While working full time will guarantee a

Your Guide to Understanding SGA2015-09-21T14:12:07+00:00

Should You Apply for Social Security Disability?

Not only does Social Security disability provide you with financial benefits, but there are medical benefits as well. In fact, a decent percentage of claimants apply because of the medical benefits. However, not everyone who applies gets approved, and you have to meet several requirements in order to be approved for benefits. That is why

Should You Apply for Social Security Disability?2015-08-28T21:09:04+00:00

How to Stay Afloat Financially During the SSD Application Process

What do you do when you can't work, but your Social Security disability hasn't been approved yet? When you are disabled, you can't work, and since the Social Security disability application process is a long one, you need to figure out how to stay afloat financially in the meantime. If this scenario describes you, know

How to Stay Afloat Financially During the SSD Application Process2015-08-24T20:00:50+00:00

Why You Should Check the Status of Your SSD Claim

Why should you check the status of your Social Security disability claim? Whether you are appealing a denied Social Security disability claim or you are applying for the first time, it is important to check your claim's status at regular intervals. This is because, unfortunately, the SSA isn't perfect, and they are not immune to

Why You Should Check the Status of Your SSD Claim2015-07-31T20:40:59+00:00

Understanding Social Security Backpay

In nearly all cases where a claimant is awarded Social Security benefits because of a disability, they will also receive disability backpay. Backpay usually dates back to when the application for Social Security disability was first filed, and in some cases, even earlier! There is a very simple explanation for this -- it takes a

Understanding Social Security Backpay2015-07-27T20:14:02+00:00

Common Acronyms You May Hear When Applying for Social Security Disability

Applying for Social Security Disability is complicated enough! Many people find that the application process for Social Security Disability benefits is a long, complicated one. You have to jump through so many hoops that it can all seem repetitive and frustrating. Unfortunately, the process is made all the more complicated when professionals use acronyms to

Common Acronyms You May Hear When Applying for Social Security Disability2015-06-26T21:11:55+00:00

Understanding Depression and Disability

Applying for Social Security Disability when you have depression can be a complicated thing. Proving your disability is difficult enough as it is, but proving disability for psychological disorders, like depression, can sometimes feel downright impossible. In our last blog, our social security attorney in Louisville talked about some of the requirements from the SSA

Understanding Depression and Disability2015-06-22T20:38:15+00:00

What to do if Your SSD Application is Denied

Your Social Security Disability application has been denied, now what? The good news is that not all hope is lost. Just because your application has been denied, it doesn’t mean that it is the end of the line. The following is a list of steps that you should take after your SSD application has been

What to do if Your SSD Application is Denied2015-05-22T21:40:52+00:00

Common Reasons for Denied SSD Benefits Part 3

SSD benefits are denied for a variety of reasons, and when you have a good understanding of what those reasons are, you will have a better understanding of what results to expect. In our last blog, our Social Security attorney in Louisville talked about a couple of common reasons for denied SSD applications. We have

Common Reasons for Denied SSD Benefits Part 32015-05-18T21:05:16+00:00

What to Avoid During Your Social Security Disability Hearing Part 2

It is always a good idea to prepare yourself for your Social Security Disability hearing, but even the most well-prepared applicants can still be denied. That is because there are several mistakes that you could make during your hearing that could end up hurting your case. If you haven’t already, check out our last blog to

What to Avoid During Your Social Security Disability Hearing Part 22015-04-15T21:51:18+00:00
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