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

2019-09-20T02:31:06-04:00

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?2019-09-20T02:31:06-04:00

New Government Study Debunks Social Security Myths

2019-09-20T02:32:29-04:00

A government study issued in April 2016 revealed that the vast majority of people denied their Social Security Disability benefits do not return to work. In a comprehensive study conducted by the Office of the Inspector General, only 27 percent of claimants who were denied ended up returning to work.The Myth And The SSDI RealitySocial Security Disability Insurance is for those who have worked throughout their lives and paid into the system. If you have to stop working, in most cases you can collect Social Security Disability Insurance as long as your disability begins within [...]

New Government Study Debunks Social Security Myths2019-09-20T02:32:29-04:00

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

2019-09-20T02:14:32-04:00

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?2019-09-20T02:14:32-04:00