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SSDI Applications: Terminology You Need to Know

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

If you’re beginning the application process for benefits under the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program, there are probably quite a few unfamiliar terms on the forms and instructions. The language is complicated because it’s part of thousands of pages of regulations implemented by the Social Security Administration (SSA), where clarity about key disability… Read More »

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Breaking Down the SSA’s “Technical Rationale” in an SSDI Denial

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Many applicants are shocked when they file a seemingly rightful claim for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, only to receive a denial letter from the Social Security Administration (SSA). It’s important to realize that such a response doesn’t mean you’re not disabled. The denial may be due to a lack of information, insufficient… Read More »

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Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for Children: What Parents Need to Know

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Raising a child is costly, but it can be even more expensive if he or she suffers from a disability that requires special attention. Fortunately, some of the same benefits provided to adults through Supplemental Security Income (SSI) also extend to children who suffer from certain medical ailments. As with other programs of the… Read More »

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What Does a Social Security Disability Attorney Do?

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

If you suffer from a medical condition that limits you or prevents you from working, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. However, meeting the strict qualifications rules is more complicated than you’d expect. According to data from the Social Security Administration (SSA), only 28 percent of people are approved… Read More »

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Overview of Alleged Onset Date for Purposes of SSDI

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

When you apply for benefits under the federal Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program, one piece of information you must supply is your “Alleged Onset Date” (AOD) – which is the date you assert your disability began. If the Social Security Administration (SSA) eventually approves your application, you may qualify to receive retroactive payments… Read More »

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Understanding SSDI and COBRA for Disability Benefits

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

If you experience a long-term, disabling medical condition and cannot work, you may face a difficult decision involving your medical insurance going forward. Though you may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), there could be a significant time lag until you start receiving benefits. Fortunately, you can also consider continuing your employer’s health… Read More »

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What is the SSDI Compassionate Allowances Program?

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits are intended to provide financial support to people who suffer from an illness or injury that impairs their ability to work. The application process can be long and challenging, causing financial strain during the months it takes to obtain approval. However, the Social… Read More »

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How Spouse’s Benefits Work Under SSDI

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

If you are married and the recipient of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), it is important to review an additional benefit that may be available to your family: The SSDI spousal benefit. The point behind offering an amount on top of your SSDI payments is that disability affects entire families. Your spouse is a… Read More »

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SSA Announced Increase in COLA for 2019

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

The Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for 2019 was recently announced by the Social Security Administration, and the news is good for recipients of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. For the third year in a row, qualifying individuals will receive a higher amount in SSDI benefits as compared to the previous year. The… Read More »

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Factors to Consider When Hiring a Maryland SSDI Lawyer

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

There are many situations where legal issues make you wonder whether to retain legal counsel, and filing for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits could be one of them. An injury, illness, or other medical condition puts you in a difficult financial position. You don’t want errors or omissions in the claims process to… Read More »

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