For those actively seeking disability benefits, approval is really the only thing that matters. The problem is, as hard as it was before to get through the intricate process without a rejection, it’s even harder now that COVID-19 has shut down so many Social Security Administration (SSA) offices and made it harder for patients with […]
How Does Marriage Affect Social Security Disability?
Social Security matters can be complicated enough when just talking about married couples who earn dramatically difference incomes. When you throw divorce, additional marriages, survivors’ benefits, and/or adult child benefits into the mix, things can understandably get even more complex. Fortunately, our attorneys at Aiello Law Group can help set you straight by describing a […]
Social Security Cost Of Living Adjustment Announced at 1.3% for 2021
Once again, it’s that time of year. The time of year when Aiello Law Group announces the latest cost of living adjustment (COLA) increase that will hopefully improve the lives of more than 72 million Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients across the country in 2021. As we’ve explained before, […]
Can You Work While Receiving Social Security Disability Benefits?
In order for you to qualify for Social Security disability benefits, you must be unable to accomplish what is known as “substantial gainful activity (SGA),” which basically means doing any work that allows you to earn more than $1,260 per month (2020), or $2,110 if you’re blind. Are There Exceptions? For those receiving SSDI, there […]
What Common Conditions Qualify for Disability Benefits?
If you’re not sure whether you have a condition that qualifies you to receive disability benefits, you’re not alone. That’s why, our attorneys at Aiello Law Group have taken the time to list out some of the most common conditions others claim disability benefits for so you can compare. Musculoskeletal System & Connective Tissue Disorders […]
Does Workers’ Compensation Affect Social Security Retirement Benefits?
A common question a lot of people seem to ask regarding workers compensation benefits is how they will affect Social Security retirement benefits later on. If this is something you’ve been wondering about as well, have no fear. Simply keep reading below for all the answers you’re looking for. Does Worker’s Compensation Affect Social Security […]
Can Alcohol or Drug Use Impact My Disability Claim?
While it is no longer possible to be awarded disability benefits for suffering from drug or alcohol addiction, the Social Security Administration does still recognize the very real correlation between disabilities and substance abuse. There are, however, some important things to remember about the specifics of attempting to pursue benefits while struggling with drugs or […]
Social Security Disability FAQS: Part Four
Social Security disability matters can be quite complex and raise a lot of questions. So, our competent attorneys have put together a list of some of those that are most frequently asked to help people wondering what to do next know exactly where to turn. How Much Can You Qualify For? Every person’s Social Security […]