Social Security Disability claims are not always straightforward; most people have to appeal a denial with an attorney to obtain necessary benefits.

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How Do I Prove I Have a Disability?

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It’s not as easy as it sounds. There are countless stories about those denied disability benefits, so we’re not lacking in the experience. However, what many claimants don’t know is that there is a way to really prove that you deserve those benefits. There Are Multiple “Legal Definitions” of Disability And the tricky thing is […]

Can I Receive Social Security Disability?

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Social Security provides financial assistance for those with disabilities. People in these situations can apply for Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Those who apply for and successfully receive Social Security may receive benefits to help them live as they are unable. However, these programs differ in a few important ways, and […]

Who is Going to Be the Next Social Security Commissioner?

Acting Social Security Administration Commissioner Carolyn W. Colvin has been chosen to lead the agency permanently. Last month, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Colvin to the job. Colvin has served as Deputy Commissioner of Social Security for the Social Security Administration (SSA), a position she has held since January 2011. She has […]