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Initiating a Social Security Disability Claim

Key Points of this Article: Understanding your options when applying for Social Security Disability benefits. What information you will need to apply. How an attorney can help you initiate your claim. Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits can help support those who can no longer work to provide for themselves and/or their family. While those who [...]

By |2022-01-18T15:28:58+00:00December 29th, 2021|Disability, Kentucky News, Social Security Disability|0 Comments

Do SSDI Approvals Take Longer Than Denials?

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is vitally important for those struggling with disabilities. People who can’t work because of mental or physical disabilities count on SSDI to provide benefits. Although SSDI benefits are essential for millions of Americans, the process of getting approval can be difficult, and many applicants don’t receive full benefits or are [...]

By |2021-12-15T06:09:38+00:00November 24th, 2021|Social Security Disability|0 Comments

Difference Between Kentucky SSDI and SSI Benefits

There are two different types of disability benefits available that the Social Security Administration (SSA) offers. These include Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Both SSI and SSDI options assist people by providing supplementary income when they can’t work, but SSI and SSDI offer different advantages and eligibility requirements. You need [...]

By |2021-11-09T11:15:00+00:00September 29th, 2021|Personal Injury, Social Security Disability|0 Comments

2021 Social Security Disability Insurance Updates

Key Points of This Article: It is usual for Kentuckians to have many questions about the different types of Social Security benefits, eligibility, how to apply, and how to appeal in the case of a denial. Social Security Disability Insurance is one type of program available to disabled workers who have paid into the Social [...]

By |2021-05-07T20:33:34+00:00April 27th, 2021|Social Security Disability|0 Comments

Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease and Social Security Benefits

Key Points of This Article: There are 200,000 Americans under the age of 65 living with Alzheimer’s today, and Early Onset Alzheimer’s is a progressive, terminal disease, which cannot be prevented, cured, or even slowed. In Kentucky, more than 75,000 people are living with Alzheimer’s disease – the most common form of dementia. Social Security benefits are very [...]

By |2021-04-09T15:39:56+00:00March 31st, 2021|Personal Injury, Social Security Disability|0 Comments

Can I Get Social Security For My Car Accident Brain Injury?

Key Points of This Article: More than 5.3 million children and adults in the United States live with a permanent brain injury-related disability. Car accidents contribute to about 14% of the traumatic brain injury cases across America each year. For accident victims who are no longer able to work due to severe and long-lasting psychological [...]

Average Wait Times For Social Security Appeals In Kentucky

Key Points of This Article: Social Security Disability Insurance is a government program that impacts about 8.5 million Americans each year who can no longer support themselves due to serious and long-lasting medical conditions. A person denied benefits has 60 days to ask for a review and appeal for reconsideration, a hearing by an administrative [...]

By |2021-02-26T18:26:22+00:00February 3rd, 2021|Personal Injury, Social Security Disability|0 Comments

Do These Things If Injured In A Winter Slip and Fall Accident

Key Points of This Article It is expected that business owners are aware of winter safety hazards such as ice and snow and take reasonable care in maintaining the safety of areas where the public is expected to travel. Negligence from managing safe winter walkways in a reasonable timeframe can lead to lasting slip and fall [...]

What To Know About Social Security Payments In 2021

Key Points of This Article You do not have to meet any previous employment requirements to qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI), but people need first to meet specific medical and financial criteria. Kentucky applicants of all ages, regardless of disability, are more likely to be approved and receive benefits sooner when supported by a [...]

By |2021-01-08T21:09:22+00:00December 29th, 2020|Personal Injury, Social Security Disability|0 Comments

Attorney Emma McFarland Joins Rhoads & Rhoads Law Firm

Key Points of This Article Rhoads & Rhoads is pleased to welcome Attorney Emma McFarland to its Owensboro legal team. McFarland will be practicing in the areas of personal injury, Social Security Disability, and Workers’ Compensation. The firm is almost exclusively personal injury law, with the main office located in Owensboro and led by attorney [...]