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Category: Disability

Our Baltimore Social Security Disability Lawyer Explains SSDI vs. Long-Term Disability

February 5, 2021 Disability

There are various disability benefits available to disabled individuals who are unable to engage in substantial gainful activity.  Some are available through the federal government, while others are available through work or private insurance. The federal government provides disability benefits to qualifying disabled individuals.  The Social Security Administration (SSA) administers […]

Our Baltimore Social Security Disability Lawyer Shares Three Tips for Spending Your SSD Benefits Wisely

January 29, 2021 Disability

Some individuals have a serious medical condition that makes working impossible. However, help may be available for them in the form of federal benefits through the Social Security Disability Income program or the Supplemental Security Income program. The Social Security Administration (SSA) administers these programs and helps individuals with a […]

SSA’s Compassionate Allowance Disability Program: What You Need to Know

January 15, 2021 Disability

A Baltimore Disability Attorney Explains the SSA’s Compassionate Allowance Program The Social Security Administration (SSA) supports individuals suffering from serious and often terminal illnesses (such as cancer) through what are known as Compassionate Allowances. These allowances apply to situations where individuals are diagnosed with medical conditions so severe that the […]

Helpful SSD Resources and Statistics

December 31, 2020 Disability

The Social Security Administration is the federal agency that administers federal disability programs such as Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD).  SSD is a program that provides financial assistance to individuals with qualifying disabilities and who have paid the necessary work credits into the Social Security program. Applying for SSD benefits […]

What Are Hidden Disabilities?

December 28, 2020 Disability

Hidden disabilities (also known as invisible disabilities) are disabilities from which individuals suffer that are not immediately apparent and recognizable to others but limit one’s daily activities and ability to function.  An example may include someone who has a visual disability who does not wear glasses. Simply looking at that […]