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Are you eligible for

Social Security Disability Benefits?

​The statutory definition ofDisability is the inability to engage in any substantial gainful activity, by reason of any medically determinable physical or mental impairment which can be expected to result in death, or which has lasted or can be expected to last for a continuous period of not less than 12 months.


​TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR SSD:

  1. Work History of 10 years

  2. Worked 5 of the past 10 yrs

  3. Earned Income


HOW MUCH CAN YOU RECEIVE?

T​he amount of benefits is different for different people, depending upon the amount of benefits you have paid in during your lifetime.  The maximum benefits for 2016 was $2639 per month.  the average benefit amount was $1139 per month


If you do not qualify for Social Security Disability, you still may be eligible for SSI -Social Security Income


TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR SSI

     -No significant work history

     -No significant assets​


HOW MUCH CAN YOU RECEIVE WITH SSI?

SSI Recipients receive a set amount.  The amount for 2017 is currently set at $735.00 per month









COMMON QUESTIONS


I've already been denied benefits, is it worth continuing?

YES!  Many people are denied benefits at the first two levels, but receive benefits after a hearing with the ALJ.  With an attorney, your chances are better.

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Do I need to pay attorney fees in advance?

NO!   Attorney fees are paid from a percentage of past due benefits, if your claim is successful.  Attorney fees are limited to 25% of your past due benefits, to a maximum of $6000.


How Long Will This Take?

It varies, but it's always a good idea to get an attorney on board as soon as possible to make sure that you don't miss deadlines that will force you to start again from the beginning.  .

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