The number of approved social security disability claims has declined almost every year since 2004 as the nation has moved away from government assistance programs. Those numbers can be quite scary if you are facing disability and don’t know where your next paycheck will come from. But there are steps you can take to improve […]
Social Security Disability Law Blog
The latest news and information on social security disability law from former social security judge Peter J Lemoine, and the SSDI experts at Lemoine Law Firm.
Many people are unsure when the right time to file for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI.) There are many misconceptions as to when the right time is to file. The answer is not as complicated as many may think. Many believe that you must be out of work for a certain amount of time before […]
Generally speaking, your age is a significant factor to be considered by the Social Security Administration (“Administration”) when you file for disability. When you file, you will indicate the day you feel that you became disabled and your age on that date is the date that matters the most. I’ll explain. Keep in mind that […]
Once you receive your social security benefits, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has the right to periodically review your file to determine whether or not you are still disabled. Typically, if your health has not improved, or the disability still keeps you from being able to work, you will continue to receive benefits. However, if […]
Limitations caused by mental illness are recognized by the Social Security Administration (“SSA”). That means that f the limitations are severe enough, the Administration will award disability benefits. Schizophrenia, addiction disorders (alcohol and drug), anxiety, and personality disorders are just a few mental illnesses covered under SSDI. Also included are intellectual and learning disabilities – […]