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Why is My Social Security Disability Case Taking So Long?

Understanding why it takes so long for your Social Security Disability claim to be approved or denied requires you to know how the Social Security Disability process works. Many People are Applying For Social Security Disability Benefits There are many people applying for disability benefits.  You are one of thousands of people that fill out their initial …


If I Go Back to Work, Can I Still Get Social Security Disability Benefits?

Many Social Security Disability recipients would rather work than rely on a monthly disability payment.  If you feel you are ready to try to work again, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has a program called Ticket to Work.  This program lets disability recipients attempt to go back to work on a trial basis without losing their …


When Will You Receive Your Social Security Disability Benefit Check?

After a long appeal process, you have finally been approved for Social Security Disability benefits.  But when will you actually receive that money? Your Disability Payments Take a While to Process Unfortunately, you may have to wait 2 months or more before you receive your monthly Social Security Disability payment.  Any back payments that you …


How Much Do I Have to Pay a Social Security Disability Attorney?

If your Social Security Disability claim was recently denied, you may be considering whether to hire an attorney.  After you have narrowed down your list of potential lawyers, you probably have some questions about how much you need to pay for a disability attorney’s services. Social Security Disability Attorneys Generally Work on Contingency Most people hire …


Can I Get My Social Security Disability Payment Increased?

Getting your disability payment increased, whether you’re receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), is rare.  There are exceptions, but it depends on the type of disability benefits you receive. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Benefits SSI is a needs-based program.  The amount you receive is determined by the federal government.  The maximum …


Can I Get Both Iowa Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability Benefits?

You can get both Iowa workers’ compensation benefits and Social Security Disability benefits, if you qualify for both. Types of Iowa Workers’ Compensation Benefits Workers’ compensation benefits are paid to a worker after an injury or illness suffered at, or because of, work.  There are variety of work comp benefits you may be entitled to, …


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