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Did You Get a Notice of Social Security Disability Overpayment? Here is What You Should Know

Social Security Disability AttorneyIf you recently received a Notice of Overpayment for your SSDI benefits, it is normal to be confused, stressed out, and frustrated. You need to know how to protect your rights. As the Social Security Administration (SSA) explains, the concept of an ‘overpayment’ is relatively straightforward: The agency thinks, for whatever reason, you received more money than you should have been paid.

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The Top Three Social Security Disability Mistakes You Must Avoid

Social Security Disability Attorney Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) provides much needed financial protection to people who are no longer able to work on a full-time basis due to a disability or medical condition. Unfortunately, recovering benefits through the program can be challenging. Each year, many people miss out on benefits because they make mistakes in the claims process. Here, our Chicagoland Social Security disability attorney highlights three of the most common SSDI mistakes you need to avoid.

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Is Age a Factor in the Social Security Disability Claims Process?

Social Security Disability AttorneyIn certain circumstances, an applicant’s age could play a role in determining whether or not they are eligible for Social Security disability benefits. As explained by the Social Security Administration (SSA), applicants are only eligible for disability benefits if they are unable to return to their previous job and they are also not likely to find suitable replacement employment.

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My Doctor Wants Me to Stop Working – Will I Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits?

Social Security Disability AttorneyIf your physician recommends you stop working for medical reasons, you may be eligible to obtain Social Security disability benefits. However, it is not guaranteed. Unfortunately, getting SSDI benefits can be challenging – even for qualified applicants. Here are four important things you should know about getting Social Security disability benefits after being recommended to stop working by your doctor.

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Social Security Disability Claims: Understanding the Financial and Legal Requirements

Social Security Disability AttorneyGetting access to Social Security disability (SSDI) benefits can be challenging. In fact, the Social Security Administration (SSA) reports that nearly 60 percent of disability claims are denied — with about half of denials being for ‘technical’ reasons and the other half being for ‘medical’ reasons.

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3 Tips to Improve the Approval Chances of Your VA Disability Claim

Social Security Disability LawyerObtaining VA benefits can often be a frustrating experience. There are many VA claims that are not approved due to common mistakes, such as filing out the application form incorrectly, not providing appropriate evidence of the medical symptoms and missing deadlines. Here are three key tips to improve the approval chances of your VA disability claim.

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4 Factors That Can Reduce Your Social Security Benefits

Harold W. Conick & Associates_1_Social Security Claim _March2019In the United States, social security is a system in place which provides disability, retirement, and survivor’s insurance benefits to workers and their families. This program is administered by Social Security Administration, which collected around $20.9 trillion since its inception and paid out $18.0 trillion at the end of 2017, leaving reserves of $2.9 trillion. While most people receive full disability benefits, there are 4 factors, which can lower the amount or, in some cases, result in discontinuation of social security benefits.

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