Disability Law Group discusses how social security disability benefits are calculated.

How Are Social Security Disability Benefits Calculated?

The amount of Social Security disability benefits you are entitled to is based on your covered earnings, which are the wages that you paid Social Security taxes on prior to your disability. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a program that provides benefits to certain disabled individuals who are no longer able to work. In […]

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Disability Law Group discusses whether or not those with depression can qualify for social security disability benefits.

Does My Depression Qualify Me for Disability Benefits?

Depression is one of the most common medical conditions listed by applicants on Social Security disability benefits applications. Depression is a mood disorder that causes sadness, crying spells, isolative behavior, lack of motivation and feelings of inadequacy and hopelessness. In addition, depression often leaves sufferers feeling fatigued and uninterested in things that were previously enjoyable, […]

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The Disability Law Group discusses the most common misconceptions surrounding social security disability benefits.

Common Misconceptions About Social Security Disability Benefits

Social Security disability benefits provide financial assistance to those who are unable to work, or work substantially, due to disability. And although these benefits are available to a high percentage of disabled individuals, confusion abounds regarding the application process. If you are unable to work due to a medical condition, please review the information below […]

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Disability Law Group highlights their recent case regarding a veteran and his fight for disability benefits.

Disability Law Group: October Case Spotlight

Following nearly a decade of fighting, alone, to obtain service-connected disability benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the veteran turned to attorneys Mandy Kelly, Erika Riggs and Randall Mansour to assist him in his case. The veteran served in the U.S. Army from August through September of 1989 – his time in the […]

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Disability Law Group discusses the social security disability benefits you can get with lung cancer and other respiratory disorders.

Lung Cancer and Respiratory Disorders: What You Should Know About Disability Benefits

Today, September 25, 2019, is World Lung Day. Lung cancer and respiratory-related conditions affect millions of people worldwide. From the initial diagnosis, the road to treatment and resources can be difficult.  Lung-related conditions, involving the respiratory system, may include asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, recurrent bronchitis or pneumonia, lung cancer, and more. Diagnoses […]

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Disability Law Group is Hiring an Administrative Assistant

Disability Law Group is now hiring for an entry-level position involving greeting new and current clients, handling a high volume of phone calls each day and properly directing each caller to the appropriate staff member.  General office work performed may include organizing and scanning mail, filing, and data entry in addition to tracking of claims […]

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The Disability Law Group gives an overview of continuing disability reviews.

All About Continuing Disability Reviews

Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) provide individuals who are unable to work with valuable and necessary financial resources. However, even after being approved for SSD or SSI, the Social Security Administration conducts periodic reviews called Continuing Disability Reviews. In most cases, as long as a recipient’s medical and work situations […]

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The Disability Law Group discusses what you should do if you have been denied social security disability benefits.

Have You Been Denied Social Security Disability Benefits?

One of the hard truths about Social Security disability benefits is that most first-time applications are denied. However, not all denials are based on substantive issues, such as an individual’s disability and income. Rather, many denials are due to factors that are entirely within most applicants’ control – meaning something that could be avoided with […]

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