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Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income in Illinois can provide people who have disabilities with income and benefits that can improve their quality of life. Some people who have disabling conditions that are expected to last at least 12 months or end in death do not qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits

After a Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) claim denial, claimants often ask our lawyers, “how long do you have to wait to refile for disability?” While there is no waiting period that applies to refiling for disability, doing so may not be the best option. When an application for SSI

Is degenerative disc disease a disability? It depends on many factors, including the impact that the condition has on your ability to work and for how long. The Social Security Administration (SSA) receives and evaluates applications for disability benefits. A social security disability lawyer may be able to help you gather medical evidence and prepare

Did You Know?
  • If you are injured at work you may be able to recover compensation through a workers’ compensation claim as well as by filing a personal injury claim against responsible third parties.
  • A signed liability waiver may not be enough to bar your personal injury claim if willful acts or negligence caused your injuries.
  • Some SSDI claims qualify for expedited processing, allowing claimants to obtain approval in a matter of days or weeks.

A social security disability lawyer may be able to help you understand how to file a social security disability claim. The process can be long and tedious, requiring multiple evaluations and doctor’s visits. With the help of an attorney, however, you may increase your chance of successfully bringing a claim and complete the process faster

Depending on the severity of the injuries suffered in an auto accident, the victim may be able to recover Social Security disability after a car accident. This also includes Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Unlike personal injury damages, Social Security disability benefits do not require that you prove liability or negligence,

How does getting married affect Social Security disability? Getting married can change a benefit recipient’s income status, among other factors, and affect their ability to receive benefits. A social security disability lawyer can help benefit recipients understand how a change in their living situation can affect their benefits. How Does Getting Married Affect Social Security

Can you work when on Social Security disability? Many Illinois residents who receive Social Security Disability would rather work than rely entirely on benefits. However, the risk of benefit loss can be a deterrent for individuals who cannot work enough to support themselves. Fortunately, the Social Security Administration permits limited work and even offers programs to help

Many injured veterans often wonder if they can obtain both Social Security disability benefits and veterans’ benefits. A social security lawyer can help veterans understand SSDI and TDIU benefits. SSDI and TDIU Benefits for Veterans Total Disability Based on Individual Unemployability (TDIU) allows veterans to receive disability benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) if

In some cases, injured employees may be eligible for both Social Security disability benefits and workers’ compensation benefits as a result of a workplace accident. The Social Security disability and workers’ compensation programs are separate programs, however, so applicants need to file two separate claims. It is also important to know that, while injured employees are generally