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Preparing for SSDI Hearing When the Claimant Has Died

2019-06-28T09:26:48-04:00

The loss of a loved one after a long disability can be a difficult time, especially if they were waiting on a disability claim. In most cases, if your loved one filed for disability benefits before their death, their claim can still continue. See how you can help keep it going.

Preparing for SSDI Hearing When the Claimant Has Died2019-06-28T09:26:48-04:00

Drinking, Drugs & Disability: Will Substance Abuse Hurt my Case?

2019-06-28T11:07:04-04:00

The issue of substance abuse can be a complicated one. Abusing drugs or alcohol will make your disability case tougher, but that does not mean you will definitely be denied. In this article we get into how and why substance abuse can bring additional difficulties to claim.

Drinking, Drugs & Disability: Will Substance Abuse Hurt my Case?2019-06-28T11:07:04-04:00

Who Can Be a Substitute Party Upon the Death of a Claimant?

2019-06-28T11:27:00-04:00

It is an unfortunate reality that some claimants pass away while an application for Social Security Disability benefits is pending; however, if a claimant dies while their disability application is pending, the SSA provides that members of the claimant’s family may still recover their benefits.

Who Can Be a Substitute Party Upon the Death of a Claimant?2019-06-28T11:27:00-04:00

Do Migraines & Chronic Headaches Count as an Impairment for SSDI?

2019-08-13T12:02:57-04:00

Migraine headaches are estimated to impact nearly 10 percent of the U.S. population, about 36 million people. While migraines are one of many serious conditions that are not specifically “listed” by the Social Security Administration, there is a chance of qualifying.

Do Migraines & Chronic Headaches Count as an Impairment for SSDI?2019-08-13T12:02:57-04:00

The Use of Vocational Experts at Disability Hearings

2019-07-10T11:52:54-04:00

As part of the five-step disability determination process, the Social Security Administration must determine whether you can perform your past work, or adjust to different work in the national economy, given your physical and/or mental conditions.

The Use of Vocational Experts at Disability Hearings2019-07-10T11:52:54-04:00