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Mental Disorders and Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC |

You can qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) for a wide range of medical conditions, but mental disorders can be much more difficult to establish as compared to physical issues. Physical conditions tend to be more obvious and provable by medical records; mental disorders are hard to quantify, especially in the eyes of… Read More »

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How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Maryland Social Security Disability Attorney?

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC |

Even when you believe you may be entitled to Social Security Income (SSI) benefits for a disability, there are some challenges you face with enforcing your rights. Without a legal background, you may not understand the application process or know where to begin. The logical step would be to retain an experienced Social Security… Read More »

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SSI Versus SSDI: Two Distinct Programs for Disability

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC |

Many people use the terms “SSI” and “SSDI” interchangeably but, though there are some common elements, they are not the same. The acronyms stand for Supplemental Security Income and Social Security Disability Insurance, respectively; both are managed by the Social Security Administration and refer to the benefits qualifying individuals may receive due to disability…. Read More »

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Your Rights Under Maryland Workers’ Compensation Laws

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC |

Accidents in the workplace are common, causing injuries to around 65,000 workers in Maryland every year according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Victims do have rights under state workers’ compensation laws, but these cases work very differently as compared to typical personal injury cases based upon negligence. For one, workers’ compensation claims are… Read More »

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FAQs on Disability Benefits for Back Pain

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC |

An American Chiropractic Association report demonstrates how serious back pain can be in the context of disability and employment, referring to such statistics as: Back pain is among the most common reasons that a person misses work; While respiratory infections top the list, back pain is the second most frequent reason people visit a… Read More »

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Questions to Expect when Filing a Social Security Disability Claim

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC |

When filing a claim for social security disability claim, it is imperative you have all of the necessary information and records to support your claim. An experienced Glen Burnie Social Security Disability attorney will make sure your claim is complete and accurate to avoid a denial of your benefits. Dealing with the complicated rules… Read More »

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Can I Get SSDI Benefits If I Suffer From Fibromyalgia?

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC |

Fibromyalgia reportedly affects between six million to twelve million people across the United States, including residents of Maryland. According to the American Chronic Pain Association, approximately 90 percent of people affected by fibromyalgia are female. Given the prevalence of fibromyalgia in Maryland and across the country, an important question you may be asking yourself… Read More »

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ERISA and the Department of Labor

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC |

Attorney, Keith R. Siskind of the Law Offices of Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC, attended the American Conference Institute for Litigating Disability Insurance Claims in Philadelphia from 2/21/18 – 2/23/18.  This seminar focused on a variety of topics regarding the filing, appealing and litigating of disability insurance claims. There is an abundance of discussion… Read More »

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Survivor Benefits

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC |

The fatality of the family wage earner is shattering both financially and emotionally. Social Security can provide assistance for family members of workers who died. If you have lost a family member who financially supported your household, you are likely eligible to receive Social Security survivor benefits. Getting help from an experienced Glen Burnie… Read More »

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SSI for Children with Disabilities

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC |

A child who has disabilities may be eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI). SSI makes payments monthly to qualified children. It is important for parents, guardians, and caregivers to understand what requirements must be met for a child to qualify. An experienced Social Security disability attorney in Glen Burnie, MD can help you with… Read More »

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