We’ve talked about it time and again – most individuals that apply for Social Security disability benefits are denied on their initial application. If this has happened to you, you will need to appeal and ultimately get a Social Security disability hearing before an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ). Providing a strong testimony at your hearing… Read more »
Can You Receive Disability for Chronic Pain?
If you suffer from chronic pain, you know how debilitating it can be – even making it hard to live your daily life to the fullest. While chronic pain isn’t considered a medical condition per the Social Security Administration (SSA), it is still possible to receive disability for chronic pain, but it’s not easy. You… Read more »
A Guide to Social Security Disability for Veterans
Disabled veterans may be eligible for both Veterans Affairs (VA) disability payments in addition to Social Security disability benefits. This is because although both programs offer supplemental financing, they have different application requirements and processes. Some veterans may receive VA benefits before applying for Social Security, or alternatively may begin receiving Social Security disability while… Read more »
Affordable Connectivity Program Qualifications for Social Security
The Internet remains unaffordable for many in our community, and in the age of technology – particularly when dealing with a pandemic – it’s more important than ever. The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a benefit program put in place by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to help ensure that all households can afford broadband… Read more »
Can You Get Disability for Migraines?
Migraines are a common ailment that can be annoying at best and debilitating at worst. According to the American Migraine Foundation, more than 39% of men and women in the U.S. are affected by migraines; of these individuals, 90% are unable to work during a migraine, sometimes for days at a time. If you’re a… Read more »