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Will my other public benefits affect my SSD benefits?

Every year, thousands of working Americans suffer serious personal injuries as a result of an unexpected workplace accident. Workers are also at risk for an occupational disease, that occur after years of exposure to workplace hazards, including radiation, mold, pesticides, gases, and chemicals. Workplace-related injuries and illnesses may prevent workers from working. Without a source of income, many sick and injured workers end up struggling financially, as well as physically and emotionally.

Can you work and receive SSD benefits?

Living with a serious medical condition can present certain challenges. Whether a person is suffering from a disability due to a condition that person was born with, an illness acquired later in life or an injury that occurred at some point in life, the reality is that living with a disability can impact a person's life in many ways. One area is work. The inability to work or make a livable income can present financial hardships, which is why many people seek Social Security Disability benefits.

The VA disability claim process explained

Many of the brave men and women that serve our country find that they are unable to work after suffering a serious physical or mental illness or injury during their time in service. Disabled veterans may recover disability benefits by filing a claim with the Department of Veterans' Affairs.

How many work credits do I need to qualify for SSD benefits?

Generally, you must have a medical condition or injury that prevents you from working in order to qualify for Social Security disability benefits. However, not all Georgia residents with a serious disability will qualify for benefits under the SSD insurance program. Before you apply for disability benefits, you will need to make sure you have the correct number of work credits needed.

Blood disorders and Social Security Disability benefits

Having a medical ailment can present some difficulties in a person's life. Some illnesses have the ability to cause much fatigue, weakness and the inability to be very active. Such a disorder can be very taxing on individuals in Georgia and elsewhere, especially if the person is unable to work because of it. Whether diagnosed at a young age or later in life, if a medical condition is debilitating, it may be possible for a person to secure Social Security Disability benefits.

The reasons Social Security Disability benefits come to an end

A disability can occur very unexpectedly. Whether it is due to a medical condition or injury, adjusting to life with a disabling condition can be challenging. Even when individuals in Georgia and elsewhere are able to obtain accommodations to make living with a disability easier, the reality is that many Americans face financial hardship because they are no longer able to work or make a decent living due to the disability.

What factors could lead to the end of your SSD benefits?

Once your application for Social Security Disability benefits has been approved, you should start receiving benefits on a monthly basis. However, SSD recipients shouldn't get too comfortable once their benefits start coming in. There are many factors that can cause SSD benefits to end, including retirement benefits, returning to work, or no longer being classified as disabled.

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