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How Is The Social Security Disability Payment Calculated?
Posted September 09, 2021

SSDI disability paymentAre you applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits in Illinois? If so, you may be wondering: What will my monthly SSDI payment be? The answer depends on your past earnings. In this article, SSDI disability attorney Harold W. Conick provides a more comprehensive explanation of the most important things you need to know about how payments are calculated.

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Do I Have to Reapply for Social Security Disability if I Move to Another State?
Posted July 30, 2021

Social Security Disability BenefitsIt is not uncommon to relocate to another state. According to comprehensive data from The New York Times, nearly 40 percent of people who currently live in Illinois were born outside of the state. Moving to a new state can be a logistical challenge. You may have to update a lot of documents — from changing your voter registration to applying for a new driver’s license.

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Can I Collect SSDI For Permanent Degenerative Spinal Condition?
Posted June 25, 2021

social security disability lawyer in ChicagoSocial Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) pays financial benefits to people who are “insured” under the program and who have a qualifying disability or medical impairment. You may be wondering: “Can I qualify for SSDI benefits if I have a degenerative spinal condition or degenerative disc disease?” The answer is ‘yes’—but your condition must be well documented.

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Veterans’ Disability: An Overview of the Three ‘Lanes’ of Appeal
Posted June 04, 2021

Veterans' Disability AttorneyThe veteran’s disability claims process has long been complicated. In an effort to simplify and streamline appeals, federal lawmakers passed the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017. Among other things, the law created three separate “lanes” for challenging an adverse decision — giving veterans more flexibility to fight an unfairly low disability rating or disability denial. Here, attorney Harold W. Conick provides an overview of the three different options for appeal.

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