If you live in Southern Minnesota and are unable to work due to a disability, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits. Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits provide financial aid to individuals who are unable to work due to a disability that is expected to last for at least 12 months or result… Read more »
Posts Categorized Social Security Disability
The Affordable Connectivity Program Can Help SSI Recipients Get Internet Access
Internet access is now necessary for work, school, healthcare, and more. However, for many households, it remains unaffordable. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) wants everyone, including your clients, to access reasonably priced internet services. The FCC recently launched the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) to reduce the cost of getting online. The ACP provides a discount… Read more »
Social Security Disability Law and The Importance of Working With an Attorney
If you suffer from an injury or condition that has rendered you disabled and prevents you from working, Social Security Disability (SSD) can provide a critical lifeline for you and your family. Unfortunately, while it may seem obvious and straightforward that your disability should entitle you to SSD benefits, receiving the Social Security Disability benefits… Read more »
Social Security Disability Lawyer Mankato, Minnesota
If you’ve suffered physically or mentally and cannot work for at least a year because of your physical disability (or mental illness), you may be eligible to receive disability benefits from the Social Security Administration. Even if you have not worked enough to qualify for benefits (or if you have not worked at all), you… Read more »
How to Choose a Good Workers Compensation and Social Security Disability Lawyer
You were recently hurt on the job. Perhaps you fell from a scaffold or got injured in a car accident. You’ve been trying get a response from the workers’ compensation insurer so you can get medical care, get wage replacement, and heal and get back to work. You may be getting “the run around” from… Read more »
What Are SSDI Benefits in Minnesota?
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a federal program that pays monthly benefits to people who were working but are now disabled and can no longer work. SSDI does not pay out partial or temporary benefits. SSDI should not be confused with Social Security Income (SSI). While both SSDI and SSI are administered by the Social Security… Read more »
What Is A Qualifying Disability in The Social Security Disability System?
It is common knowledge that the Social Security disability system is difficult to navigate. If you have become disabled and seek coverage from Social Security, you need to fit various criteria. However, in order to speed up the process, Social Security has a list that they refer to as the blue book of conditions that… Read more »
Minnesota Social Security Disability Cases Up 50 Percent
The Social Security Disability is moving toward insolvency a little faster than what was initially projected. In fact, it is said that it is expected to go into the red in 2016. The program is supported by paycheck deductions, but it is still expected to be insolvent in 2 ½ years and the claims around… Read more »
Is Social Security Really as Solvent as Some Say?
With fiscal cliff negotiations not exactly going the way that many would have hoped, Social Security is something that has been on the minds of many. Social Security is an important benefit for people who have worked and retired or who have become disabled and are unable to work anymore. People are filing claims all… Read more »