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Tips For Success With SSDI/SSI Reconsideration

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

If you recently applied for benefits under the federal Social Security Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income (SSDI/SSI) disability programs, there is a good chance you will receive unpleasant news. A Social Security Administration (SSA) report reveals that around less than one-third of applications are approved at the initial application stage, so you could… Read More »

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Comparing Retroactive And Back Payments For Social Security Disability

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

While the exact time from submitting a disability application to approval by the Social Security Administration (SSA) may vary, there is one detail you can count on: You will NOT receive benefits right away. Not only will your application go through intense scrutiny to ensure you qualify, but there are also waiting periods and… Read More »

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Social Security Disability For Terminally Ill Individuals

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

If there is one notorious aspect of the Social Security disability process that quickly becomes obvious to applicants, it is that delays are the norm. It can take weeks or months for the Social Security Administration (SSA) to review your documentation for purposes of eligibility, during which time you are unable to earn an… Read More »

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Factors SSA Looks At When Determining Your Ability To Work

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

If you are applying for benefits under the federal Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program, you have probably discovered that you need to supply a wealth of information regarding your employment. The reason is found in one of the basic requirements to qualify for SSDI: You must suffer from a disabling medical condition that… Read More »

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Questions To Expect When Attending An SSDI Disability Hearing

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Because so many claims for benefits under Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) are rejected at the initial application stage, there is a good chance that you will need to take the next steps through additional reviews. You might be successful through reconsideration, but it is more likely that you will proceed to a disability… Read More »

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FAQs About Advance Designation For Social Security Disability Benefits

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

If you are applying for or currently receive benefits under Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), you certainly understand the basics. Individuals who qualify will receive financial benefits on a monthly basis, which are intended to assist with medical care and living expenses. These amounts are directly deposited into the… Read More »

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Is There An Offset If I Receive Long-Term Disability And SSDI Benefits In Maryland?

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

For many individuals who suffer from a disabling medical condition, there are two options they can turn to for financial assistance while unable to work: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), a program administered by the federal government; and Long-term disability insurance through a private company, which may be part of your employment benefits or… Read More »

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Understanding Maryland SSDI Claims: The Key Is Your Own Insurance

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

While many individuals who suffer from a disabling medical condition may qualify for benefits under the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), the complex web of laws and regulations certainly does not make the claims process easy. Around 25-30 percent of all claims are denied at the initial application stage because of the complicated legal… Read More »

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Answers To FAQs About Retroactive Social Security Disability Benefits

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

If you or a loved one suffers from a disabling medical condition, you may be looking into your options under the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program managed by the Social Security Administration (SSA). One basic requirement is that your ailment must be one that is expected to last more than a year, and… Read More »

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New Law Eliminates Social Security Disability Waiting Period For ALS

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

The Ice Bucket Challenge of 2014 was a wildly successful social media campaign, raising substantial funds and awareness about Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). However, for those who suffer from ALS and need access to Social Security disability benefits on a timely basis, a recent move by Congress will be even better news. A January… Read More »

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