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7 Things To Know Before Applying For Social Security

Key Points of This Article: Kentuckians often have several questions about determining their Social Security disability eligibility, how to apply, and how to appeal a decision. There are specific requirements to meet before being considered eligible for disability benefits, and an application with medical evidence must be collected to prove the injury has hindered the [...]

By |2020-11-13T22:22:59+00:00November 4th, 2020|Personal Injury, Social Security Disability, Tips|0 Comments

Fast Approval Of Social Security Disability Benefits

Key Points of This Article: Compassionate Allowances (CAL) are a way to identify diseases quickly and other medical conditions that, by definition, meet Social Security’s standards for disability benefits. These conditions primarily include certain cancers, adult brain disorders, and many rare disorders that affect children. Applying for benefits under the CAL program can significantly reduce [...]

How To Prepare For A Virtual Social Security Hearing

Key Points of This Article: In addition to telephone hearings, the Social Security Administration will begin to offer online video hearings, starting in the fall of 2020. This new free service will allow applicants and their representatives to participate in a hearing from anywhere they have access to a camera-enabled smartphone, tablet, or computer. A [...]

By |2020-09-25T20:56:09+00:00September 21st, 2020|Personal Injury, Social Security Disability, Tips|0 Comments

What To Do When Your Social Security Disability Is Denied

Key Points of This Article: When diagnosed with a physical or mental impairment, and unable to work, Social Security will review several factors before approving disability benefits. Your application may be jeopardized if you haven’t sought treatment for your impairment, missed critical deadlines, or have the proper documentation to support the criteria needed to make [...]

Top Qualifying Conditions For Social Security Disability

Key Points of This Article: For individuals who are no longer able to work due to severe and long-lasting psychological and physical injuries, Social Security Disability benefits may be available. Roughly 10.5 million people receive Social Security disability benefits, and an additional 8 million receive disability benefits from Supplemental Security Income. There are specific requirements [...]

Ten Social Security Disability Questions Answered

Key Points of This Article: The Social Security Administration is currently paying an average monthly disability payment of about $1,258 to disabled workers. Benefits may be collected after an individual has been diagnosed with a physical or mental condition that affects their ability to work and has lasted or is expected to continue at least [...]

9 Trends In Social Security Disability To Watch For

https://youtu.be/xyKxlcn0eh4 Key Points of This Article: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a federal program that provides monthly payments to disabled workers who have paid into the Social Security system through employment. After a period of substantial growth, disability prevalence rates under the SSDI program have been in decline. Trends related to economics and [...]

Does Your Medical Condition Qualify for Social Security Disability?

Key Points of This Article: When diagnosed with a physical or mental impairment, and unable to work, Social Security will review several factors before approving disability benefits. Your credibility may be jeopardized if you’re filing for benefits and don’t seek treatment for your impairment or have the proper documentation to support the criteria needed to [...]

Apply For Social Security Disability Benefits In Kentucky

Key Points of This Article: Roughly 10.5 million people receive disability benefits from Social Security, and an additional 8 million receive disability benefits from Supplemental Security Income. As of April 10, 2020, several workflow disruptions were announced related to the coronavirus pandemic that may impact how local SSA offices are operating and changes in scheduled [...]

Firm Update Regarding Coronavirus

At the law firm of Rhoads and Rhoads, we recognize that we are living in challenging times. While we all have concerns about our families, health, employment, and more -  I want to reassure you that Rhoads and Rhoads is still accommodating our clients through phone call meetings. If you have been injured in an accident, [...]