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Workers Comp & Social Security Disability Security

If you are an employee who suffers an injury at work, you are entitled to receive workers’ compensation to cover your medical expenses and the wages you do not earn while you are out of work to recover. If you are disabled, either permanently or temporarily, you can also receive compensation through the Social Security…

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SSD Benefits After Returning to Work

For many individuals, a disability caused by a workplace injury is only temporary. For others, a permanent disability is not severe enough to prevent the victim from working again, but does hinder his ability to perform certain job tasks. Once the individual has recovered from his or her injury, he or she can return to…

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Does your Injury Qualify for SSD Benefits?

If you are suffering from an injury sustained in a workplace accident, you might be wondering if it is serious enough to qualify you to receive social security disability (SSD) benefits. You might have previously heard that only a few types of injury can qualify an individual for SSD benefits or that the majority of…

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Meeting Earning Requirements and Applying for SSDI Benefits

In order to be considered for Social Security disability benefits (SSDI), you must meet both an earnings requirement and a durational requirement. Social Security pays benefits if you are able to show that you cannot work because of a medical condition or combination of conditions that has lasted or is expected to last at least…

201504.09
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The Basics About Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)

You may be thinking of applying for Social Security Disability benefits (SSDI). Bear in mind that the Social Security Administration will not consider your claim for benefits if you are working and earning more than a certain monthly amount. In 2015, this amount, considered substantial gainful activity (SGA), is $1,090.00 for non-blind people. The SGA…