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January 2018 Archives

What respiratory disorders qualify for SSD benefits?

A respiratory disorder can be debilitating to such an extent that it impairs an individual's ability to work, resulting in lost wages and an the potential inability to make ends meet. Those workers who are unable to remain on the job may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. These benefits will not replace all the income or wages lost due to disease, but they will help to relieve some of the financial stress created by wage loss.

What sensory impairments qualify for SSD benefits?

An impairment of an individual's vision, hearing, or speech can be devastating. If such an impairment will inhibit the ability to work, an individual may qualify for Social Security Disability (SSDI) Benefits. Social Security Disability Benefits will not replace all the income you lose from not working, but they can help relieve some of the financial pressures that such lost wages create.

Get the benefits you deserve for your service-related injury

Although the process for initiating a claim for veteran's disability benefits has become quicker and more streamlined over the past decade, recent changes to the program now prevent veterans from applying for benefits before leaving their branch of service. Under the former "quick start" process, veterans could start the claim process if they had 59 days or fewer left to serve. The Department of Veterans Affairs phased out the "quick start" program in 2017.

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