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The Social Security Administration (SSA) administers the two disability programs that provide monthly benefits to disabled individuals. Many factors are used to determine how much a person can receive in Social Security disability benefits. Each program has the maximum benefits that it pays to disabled Americans. Working with a Texas disability attorney can make the process of applying for disability benefits less stressful. Our lawyer understands the requirements for receiving disability benefits and how to maximize your chance of receiving the highest amount available for monthly Social Security disability benefits. Maximum Social Security Benefits for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) SSI…
You might be able to collect disability benefits and work for Uber if you do not make more money than the earnings limit. The eligibility rules for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits are complicated, including the regulations about income limits. The vast majority of people who apply for SSDI or SSI benefits get denied, but many of them get an award of benefits after one or more appeals. A Texas disability attorney can determine whether, in your circumstances, you can work for Uber while receiving disability benefits. How Working for Uber Could Disqualify You…
If you are struggling to maintain employment to support yourself and your family because of a severe medical condition, you might need to seek financial assistance through a government program. There are several situations when you might want to talk to a disability attorney in Texas. A Texas disability attorney could help you prepare the initial application or appeal a denial of benefits. Evaluating Whether You Are Eligible for Disability Benefits The Social Security Administration (SSA) runs two programs that can provide monthly cash benefits to people who cannot work because of a significant impairment. The Social Security Disability Insurance…
If your request for disability benefits through your employer got denied, you need to know the rules that you have to follow when you challenge that adverse decision. If a court can find a procedural reason to dismiss your lawsuit without having to look into the substance of your claim, they will likely do so. Another way of saying this concept is that, no matter how devastating your disability, your case can get thrown out of court if you missed a deadline or did not follow the proper procedure before taking your case to court. If you work with a…
If you are one of the 26% of American adults living with a disability, you may be wondering what automatically qualifies you for disability benefits? And where can you go to get benefits? Texans suffering from severely debilitating or life-threatening disabilities may be eligible for immediate benefits from private disability insurance or the Social Security Administration. However, initial applications for disability benefits are often denied, and you will benefit from the help of a trusted and experienced disability attorney. Texas disability attorneys regularly work on behalf of those suffering from chronic illnesses and disorders apply for and win disability awards.…
Texas residents filing a case or appeal for benefits with the Social Security Disability Administration should consider obtaining a skilled SSDI representative to work on their behalf. The rules and guidelines governing social security disability benefits are detailed and complex. A procedural misstep alone could compromise a claimant’s right to benefits. Texas Disability attorneys are well versed in how the SSDI administration works and advocate strongly for clients seeking benefits. While you may understand the benefit of hiring an attorney, you may also be wondering how much does it cost for a disability lawyer in Texas? As you likely are…
Texans suffering a work-ending injury or disability face many concerns, with fears about meeting even basic living expenses high among them. Fortunately, government programs and private insurance can offer much-needed financial relief to permanently injured or disabled Texas residents. If you are injured or disabled and can no longer work, reach out to a Texas disability attorney today for help. What does a disability attorney do? An experienced Texas disability attorney will guide you regarding your financial assistance options, help navigate government bureaucracy and private insurance carriers, and represent your benefits claim from application to final award. Financial Assistance Options…
It can be challenging to get Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, whether you live in Texas or any other state. The Social Security Administration (SSA) administers both programs and denies most initial claims. A Texas disability attorney can answer your questions, including whether, in your situation, it is hard to get disability in Texas. How to Qualify for SSDI Benefits in Texas You might think that you can collect disability benefits if you have a physical or mental impairment that makes you unable to support yourself through gainful employment, but the SSA has many…
Hundreds of different physical or mental health issues can make a person eligible for disability benefits if the condition meets the severity test and other requirements for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. Even people with a significant illness or injury that prevents them from working can get denied benefits on the initial application if they do not know the intricacies of the substantive rules and the administrative process. There are multiple levels of appeal available, but working with a Texas disability attorney beginning early in the process can make things go smoother and get…
Would it surprise you to learn that many Texas SS disability claims are initially rejected? Even valid claims? This happens for a variety of reasons, though most often for missing information and insufficient evidence. If your disability claim is rejected, all is not lost. You can appeal your claim, but the process is complicated and exhausting, leaving many to question, “Just how long does the disability appeals process take, and exactly when can I get my Social Security Disability money?” Hiring an experienced Texas disability attorney to navigate the appeals process offers peace of mind and a best-case scenario for…