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August 2016 Archives

Customer service is not a bright spot for SSDI system

When a person is injured or ill and unable to work for a long period of time, Social Security disability can be an option to help them pay their living expenses. For some people, however, figuring out the requirements for SSD benefits, and navigating through the application process, can be overwhelming.

Can SSI beneficiaries deduct certain work-related expenses?

A prior post on this blog explained that the Social Security Administration has a work incentives program so that people who receive Supplemental Security Income can work a paying job without losing all of their benefits. In addition to encouraging beneficiaries to pursue gainful employment, the SSI program also allows the person to deduct certain expenses from the amount that the SSA deems as earned income.

People with MS may qualify for SSD benefits for illness

Doctors and scientists are constantly striving to find new ways to fight and cure complex illnesses. Multiple sclerosis is one such disease that continues to perplex people in the medical field. Although treatments and medicine are available, scientists do not yet fully understand what causes MS. Thus, they do not have any kind of cure for it.

Let us help you with your mental disability claim

Illnesses and injuries plague the bodies of Texas workers and prevent them from doing the jobs they were trained to perform. When such impairments keep a person out of his employment and without a means of earning an income, that individual may have the right to apply for Social Security Disability benefits through the Social Security Administration.