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What You Do in Your Spare Time Matters When Trying to Get Social Security Disability

January 15, 2020

What you do in your spare time matters when trying to get Social Security disability.  The big question when trying to get Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and/or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits is whether you can work a full-time job.  So why does the Social Security Administration (SSA) care what you do in your […]

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Will My Doctor Testify at My Social Security Disability Hearing?

December 23, 2019

It is very rare that a treating physician will take the time to appear at your hearing.  Unless you have a personal relationship with your physician, you will probably find it very difficult to convince your doctor to attend a hearing. I have found that some mental health professionals are more willing to come and […]

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How Much Will My Social Security Disability Payments Be?

November 20, 2019

How much will my Social Security disability payments be? This is a question I hear very often. It is an important question, but not one that is easily answered until you win your claim. There are many factors that go into calculating your disability payments from the Social Security Administration. It is important to remember […]

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Social Security Disability Benefits Because You Have Difficulties Concentrating and Focusing

November 1, 2019

Are you able to receive Social Security disability benefits because you have difficulties concentrating and focusing? Problems with concentration and focus can have a huge impact on keeping a job. While employers do have some tolerance for a worker to be off task, there is a limit to what they will allow. Excessive time off […]

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Your Heart Condition and Social Security Disability

October 7, 2019

Your heart condition and Social Security disability.  Just the thought of suffering a severe heart condition can be alarming and cause anxiety.  After all, a severe heart condition can cause many disabling symptoms or even death.  If you or someone you know is unable to work due to a heart condition, it is probably in […]

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Amputation and Social Security Disability Benefits

September 11, 2019

Amputation and Social Security disability benefits.  If you have an amputation, you could be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits if your limitations prevent you from working. Having a finger or toe amputated causes different limitations than having a foot, hand, leg, or arm amputated. Therefore, Social Security does not automatically find a person disabled […]

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