August 14, 2019

Disability Denied? 3 Common Reasons Why and What to Do Next

Living with an injury or disability can be extremely stressful, especially if you are unable to continue working due to your condition. Applying for disability benefits is not always a guarantee that your application will be accepted, even if you truly cannot work. Unfortunately, this is an extremely common situation – out of the millions… Read more »

July 03, 2019

Is Anxiety or Depression a Disability?

Mental illnesses can be extremely hard to live with, even debilitating at their worst. These conditions can affect suffering individuals in the same way physical impairments can, causing limitations to the capacity at which the individual can regularly work or function. If you’re struggling with questions such as: “Can I qualify for Social Security assistance… Read more »

June 11, 2019

Importance of Medical Documentation for SSDI

Applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) can be a complicated, drawn-out process, with many applications rejected initially. If you’re in a position where your condition is preventing you from working, SSDI can be crucial to maintaining a source of stable income. Medical records provide a foundation for your SSI disability application – they not… Read more »

April 25, 2019

What’s the Difference Between SSI and SSDI?

The two leading Federal programs that provide financial assistance to those people with disabilities are Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). When determining SSI vs SSDI, it’s important that applicants know the difference between the two. Though each program is administered by the Social Security Administration and eligibility for both are… Read more »

March 15, 2019

What is Substantial Gainful Activity?

As part of the application for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), the Social Security Administration (SSA) is going to ask you if you are able to perform any ‘substantial gainful activity.’: Has your disability lasted (or will it last) at least 12 months? Can or did you work full-time… Read more »