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FAQs about Representative Payees for Social Security Disability

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

If you currently receive benefits or have just been approved under the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs, you may recognize the term “representative payee.” It refers to a person who assists the recipient of SSDI or SSI benefits with managing the funds, from depositing the checks to making… Read More »

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SSDI Versus Long-Term Disability Insurance: Comparing Eligibility and Benefits

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

There are many misconceptions about how disability insurance works, but one of the most common ones is that the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program and private long-term disability (LTD) insurance are the same. The problem is that it could lead you to believe that you don’t need private LTD insurance, such as a… Read More »

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A Video Message from the Law Offices of Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman

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The Going and Coming Rule in Maryland Workers’ Comp Claims

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Motor vehicle crashes are among the top causes of fatalities and injuries in the US, and they’re just as much of a threat at work as they are when you’re driving for personal reasons. Data compiled by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), car accidents rank first or second as the… Read More »

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A Look at the Four Levels of Social Security Disability Appeals

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Once you’ve completed the proper paperwork for Social Security disability benefits and submitted necessary information to the Social Security Administration (SSA), you may think that your application will be approved shortly thereafter. However, the opposite is true in most cases. According to the Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Program,… Read More »

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Vocational Rehab Services Available Under Social Security Disability Programs

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

The US job market can be challenging for anyone, but those who are returning to the work force with a disability or after recovering from a disabling medical condition face extreme hurdles. However, it is the goal of Social Security Administration (SSA) programs to try and get eligible disability recipients back to work and… Read More »

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Key Dates in the Social Security Disability Process

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

There are countless laws on dates and deadlines in the legal world, and the regulations covering Social Security disability benefits are no different. When it comes to terminology related to key dates, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has defined numerous time periods that you need to understand. If you don’t comply with the rules,… Read More »

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Common Questions About Continuing Disability Reviews for Social Security Disability

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Even after your claim for Social Security disability is approved by the Social Security Administration (SSA), you can’t be so sure that you’ll be entitled to receive benefits indefinitely. SSA will check in periodically to assess whether you’re still eligible, through a process called a Continuing Disability Review (CDR). If you returned to work… Read More »

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Social Media Activity Can Impact Your Claim for Disability

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Statistically speaking, there’s a good chance that you’re active on social media or at least sign into one of the many networking platforms on a somewhat regular basis. Data compiled by the Pew Research Center indicate that 70 percent of American adults use Facebook, 73 percent watch videos on YouTube, and 37 percent publish… Read More »

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Your Work History and Eligibility for Social Security Disability Benefits

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Many people realize that Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits are based on how much income you earned while working, since you pay premiums through mandatory deductions from your paycheck. The Social Security Administration (SSA) keeps track of your wages over the years to determine both eligibility and the amount you receive if you… Read More »

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