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25 Things You Need to Know About Social Security Disability 

Synopsis Kentuckians may apply to receive Social Security benefits after they have been diagnosed with a disabling condition that affects their ability to work and has lasted or is expected to continue, at least one year or result in death. In Kentucky, Disability Determination Services makes disability determinations for both Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and [...]

By |2019-09-20T16:10:05+00:00September 15th, 2019|Social Security Disability, Tips|0 Comments

5 Injuries That Could Lead to Social Security Disability

Synopsis Personal injuries caused by motor vehicle accidents can create catastrophic financial, physical, and mental health issues for which most individuals should be compensated. For crash victims who are no longer able to work due to severe and long-lasting psychological and physical injuries, Social Security Disability benefits may be available. There are specific requirements to [...]

Back Pain and Social Security Disability in Kentucky

Synopsis Serious back injuries can trigger spine-related pain and suffering that persists for a life-time. Back surgery and other treatments can cost anywhere from $20,000 to $150,000 depending on procedural complications or the surprise onset of other related conditions. If an injured person has reached a certain working status through the Social Security Administration, there [...]

What You Should Know About SSD Compassionate Allowances

Your Guide to Understanding Social Security Disability’s Compassionate Allowances (CAL) Some individuals who meet Social Security’s standards for disability benefits, may also be eligible for a Compassionate Allowances (CAL). This is a program designed by the Social Security Administration (SSA) to quickly identify diseases and other medical conditions that, by definition, meet Social Security's standards [...]

By |2019-03-25T15:10:15+00:00March 19th, 2019|Social Security Disability|0 Comments

A Look Back on Some of Our Top Blogs of 2018

Top Personal Injury Advice and Accident Prevention Tips of 2018 Our team has been busy welcoming in the New Year! But not before we had the chance to reflect back on what our blog readers and friends via our social communities had to say about the most helpful information and tips we have been sharing [...]

7 Social Security Facts That May Surprise You

Social Security Benefits Set to Increase in 2019 In 2018, about 63 million Americans received approximately one trillion dollars in Social Security benefits while an estimated 175 million workers were covered under Social Security. In Kentucky, nearly 950,000 residents currently receive some type of Social Security benefits and that statistic is likely to grow substantially from here [...]

By |2018-12-28T18:21:59+00:00December 26th, 2018|Kentucky News, Social Security Disability|0 Comments

What Are the Steps Involved in Applying for Long Term Disability in Kentucky

Guide to Understanding Long Term Disability Denials and Appeals WATCH: Attorney Sara Martin Diaz, who handles most of the LTD cases for the firm, talks about what made her want to become an attorney and why Rhoads & Rhoads is different. A disability or serious illness can rob an individual’s ability to work and carry [...]

By |2018-11-09T21:17:34+00:00November 9th, 2018|Insurance, Social Security Disability|0 Comments

Steps to Appeal a Social Security Disability Denial

WATCH Attorney Kyle Lamar explains the factors used to determine whether or not you have a Social Security Disability (SSD/SSI) case in the state of Kentucky. What to Do If Your Social Security Disability Benefits Were Denied Kentuckians may apply to receive Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits after they have been diagnosed with a disabling condition [...]

By |2018-10-19T13:48:36+00:00October 19th, 2018|Social Security Disability, Tips|0 Comments

Social Security Survivor Benefits in the State of Kentucky

Who is Eligible for Social Security Survivor Benefits? Accidents happen every day and are often followed by catastrophic injuries or deaths that leave a loss of income and extra hardships for a spouse and children of the deceased. In most cases, families can be eligible to receive a lump-sum death payment and monthly cash Social [...]

By |2018-10-17T02:21:09+00:00October 10th, 2018|Social Security Disability, Tips|0 Comments

Social Security Disability Benefits May Be Available for Kentucky Cancer Patients

Cancer Patients May Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits In 2015, just over 11 percent of Kentuckians were receiving some form of a Social Security Disability (SSD) benefit payment, the second highest percentage in the country. And, since 2002, the percentage of Kentucky’s population receiving disability payments has never fallen below second among the fifty [...]

By |2018-06-05T14:45:58+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Social Security Disability|0 Comments