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Tips To Make Ends Meet While Awaiting SSDI/SSI Approval

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

If you are currently awaiting word on your application for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), you are probably well-aware that the waiting is the hardest part. There is a meticulous approval process established by the Social Security Administration (SSA), followed by the five-month waiting period if you are approved…. Read More »

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Do I Qualify for Expedited Processing Under SSA’s Quick Disability Determination?

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

If you recently filed a claim or are considering submitting an application for benefits under the Social Security Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income (SSDI/SSI) programs, there is one glaring issue that you may encounter: The long delays in processing your claim and receiving your first payment. At times, the wait could be due… Read More »

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3 Back Conditions That May Qualify for Social Security Disability

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Given the important role of the spine in providing structure, flexibility, and movement throughout the entire body, certain back conditions can have a tremendous impact on your ability to work. In fact, the Social Security Administration (SSA) receives more SSDI/SSI applications based upon back problems than any other disabling medical condition. For many individuals… Read More »

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4 Challenges You Face When Filing for SSDI/SSI for Fibromyalgia

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Individuals who have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia face many hurdles beyond the pain and physical implications, often due to credibility problems associated with an invisible condition. Many physicians believe that “fibro” is under-recognized and undertreated, at times making it difficult to convince your loved ones, co-workers, and others that you are suffering. If you… Read More »

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Social Security Disability Options for Elderly Living in Poverty

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Many people look forward to their “Golden Years” after decades of hard work, but the reality is that some elderly individuals and those approaching requirements may not enjoy a comfortable lifestyle. Whether due to lower-earning employment, medical issues, insufficient planning, or other factors, there are some seniors who are forced into poverty. According to… Read More »

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5 Quick Facts About SSDI and Divorce

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

A disabled individual encounters substantial challenges in daily life but, for purposes of divorce, you and your spouse are very similar to other married people living in Maryland: Your marital assets will be equitably divided between each of you, one party may be entitled to alimony, and you will both be responsible for the… Read More »

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How a Vocational Expert Can Damage Your SSDI Claim

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

If you are considering or have already applied for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), you may already know that there are strict rules to qualify for benefits. The basic eligibility criteria are: You must be unable to work or physically limited because of a disabling medical condition that is expected to continue for at… Read More »

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Can I Get SSDI Benefits for Arthritis?

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

There is no question that arthritis can be very painful and debilitating, but many sufferers wonder whether this medical condition is serious enough to qualify for benefits under the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program. Generally speaking, just like the regulations that apply to other illnesses and injuries, your arthritis must be so severe… Read More »

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Tips for Getting Your Doctor’s Support in Filing for SSDI in Maryland

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Many people who suffer from a medical condition are hesitant or reluctant to raise the subject of disability with their physicians, often believing that the doctor would tell them if they were disabled. When you are trying to obtain benefits under the federal Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program, you need to be more… Read More »

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Social Security Disability Benefits for Cancer Patients

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

The American Cancer Society reports that there are around 15 million people currently living with cancer in the US, and an additional 1.8 million new cases will be diagnosed by the end of 2020. It is also estimated that around 40 percent of people will be diagnosed with some form of cancer during their… Read More »

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