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Past Relevant Work and SS Disability

May 26, 2015 Blog

Disability Benefits and Past Relevant Work What is “past relevant work”? Any claimant for Social Security disability benefits has come across this term. It is an important step in evaluating claims for disability benefits and may be the basis on which your claim is approved or denied, especially if your […]

5 Major Types of SS Benefits

May 26, 2015 Blog

The Social Security Administration classifies 5 major types of benefits you can receive based on your level of disability. Factors that contribute to which type of benefit you’ll be eligible for depend on your current income level, your marital status and exactly when your disability started. You should work closely […]

Impairment Listing and SS Claim

May 26, 2015 Blog

The Listing of Impairments When filing for Social Security disability benefits, you should understand the two ways a claimant can be found disabled. One way is if their medical disability is recognized in a book called the Listing of Impairments. If your impairment “meets or equals” something in the Listing […]

How Can Age Affect SSD Case

May 4, 2015 Blog

A St. Petersburg Social Security Disability Attorney Explains How Age Can Affect Your SSD Case In order to obtain Social Security disability, you must have a medical condition that prevents you from performing the type of work that you previously did. You also need to show that you’re unable to […]

Myths about Social Security Disability

May 4, 2015 Blog

Disability attorneys hear common myths from clients about Social Security benefits or how to prove eligibility. If you believe you suffer from a medical condition that disables you from work, it’s important to understand the facts about filing a claim. Myth #1 – You Have to Be Off Work for […]