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How to Find the Best SSD Advocate

How to Find the Best SSD Advocate

How to Find the Best SSD Advocate If you’re applying for Social Security disability (SSD) benefits, you may know that getting approved can be an uphill battle. While the numbers differ a little from year to year and state to state, well over half of SSD applications...

Non-Medical Requirements for Disability

Non-Medical Requirements for Disability

Non-Medical Requirements for Disability When most people think about qualifying for Social Security disability benefits (SSD), they’re focused on whether or not the Social Security Administration (SSA) will consider them disabled. While medical qualification is...

Is My Depression a Disability?

Is My Depression a Disability?

Is My Depression a Disability?  Depression is a common mental health condition and is not always disabling. When the Social Security Administration (SSA) considers a Social Security disability (SSD) claim based on depression, they are looking to see whether your...

SSD Lump Sum Payments and Back Pay

SSD Lump Sum Payments and Back Pay

SSD Lump Sum Payments and Back Pay If you know anything at all about the Social Security disability (SSD) application process, it’s probably that it can take a very long time to get approved for benefits. What you may not know is that when you are ultimately approved,...

Navigating SSD: Dos and Don’ts

Navigating SSD: Dos and Don’ts

Navigating SSD: Dos and Don’ts Most Social Security disability claims are initially denied. While there are no guarantees, there are things you can do to increase the chances of approval. Here are some key dos and don’ts for putting together and submitting your...

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Will I Lose My SSD Benefits if I Move to a Different State?

Will I Lose My SSD Benefits if I Move to a Different State?  Social Security disability (SSD) is a federal program based on your work history and contributions to the program through payroll taxes. Your eligibility for SSD won’t change if you move from one U.S....

TBI And C&P Exams For Disabled Veterans

TBI VA Disability Benefits Unless there are special rules that apply, the VA will deny service connection for Traumatic  Brain Injury (TBI) unless the Veteran can prove a: Current diagnosis, In-service event, disease or injury, and Medical nexus between the first 2...

Highest Disability Approval Rates By State

Highest Disability Approval Rates By State If you’re applying for or considering applying for Social Security disability (SSD) benefits, you’ve probably heard that denial rates are high. You may also know that if you appeal, you can wait a long time for a hearing....

Will a GoFundMe Campaign Affect My SSD?

Will a GoFundMe Campaign Affect My SSD?  If you’re unable to work due to a disability, you may be struggling with medical bills and other expenses. While Social Security disability (SSD) is intended to provide income for people in just that situation, it can take...

How To Increase Your VA Disability Rating

How To Increase Your VA Disability Rating From 70% To 100% If you currently have a 70% VA disability rating, you may already understand how VA ratings work. A 100% VA disability rating is the maximum allowed by law and with some diligent work and, the help of a...

Benefits for Children of Vietnam Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange

Benefits for Children of Vietnam Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange The children of Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange often suffer serious disabling health conditions. Many infants born in the 1960s and 70s following the Vietnam and Korean Wars suffered birth...

Can I get 100% VA Disability for Sleep Apnea?

Sleep Apnea can have a severe impact on your life. Call Now for a FREE CASE REVIEW to see if you are eligible for VA 100% disability rating.

What is the Criteria for 70% TBI Disability Rating?

What is the Criteria for 70% TBI Disability Rating? What is the Criteria for 70% TBI Disability Rating? After VA grants service connection for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI disability), VA must determine the correct rating percentage.  As a result, the rating percentage...

Can I get 100% VA Disability for Sleep Apnea?

Sleep Apnea can have a severe impact on your life. Call Now for a FREE CASE REVIEW to see if you are eligible for VA 100% disability rating.

If Someone Getting SSD Dies, Can I Get Their Benefits?

If Someone Getting SSD Dies, Can I Get Their Benefits? Not exactly. Social Security disability benefits (SSD) are for the disabled worker, and those benefits terminate when the recipient passes away. But that doesn’t necessarily mean dependents are on their own. Here...

How Long Do I Have to Work to Qualify for SSD?

How Long Do I Have to Work to Qualify for SSD? When most people think of qualifying for Social Security Disability (SSD), they think about proving that their medical condition is severe enough that they are unable to earn a living. That is a necessary part of the...

Can I get A 100% VA Rating for PTSD due to Military Sexual Trauma?

Can I get A 100% VA Rating for PTSD due to Military Sexual Trauma? Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental disability triggered by a traumatic event.  When the average person thinks of a traumatic military event,...

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