Tag Archives: SSDI

How Do I Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits?

April 18, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Elder Law and Social Security Disability   |   0 Comments

There are three ways to apply for Social Security Disability benefits: Apply online at www.ssa.gov. Call 1-800-772-1213 and make an appointment to file a disability claim at your local Social Security office. Call 1-800-772-1213 and make an appointment to do a telephone application. For more information from a Michigan Social Security Disability attorney about qualifying […]

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ERISA and Long-Term Disability Benefits

February 19, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Elder Law and Social Security Disability, Employment Law   |   0 Comments

  As a benefit to their employees, many employers offer long-term disability benefits through carriers like UNUM or MetLife. What you may not know is that long-term disability benefits are routinely denied to deserving individuals who have counted on and paid for long-term disability insurance.   Long-term disability plans from private employers are often covered by the […]

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Children and Social Security Disability

October 03, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Elder Law and Social Security Disability   |   0 Comments

Can my child get Social Security Disability Payments? Yes, if your child is found disabled under Social Security’s rules and either: 1) Your child has a living parent who is receiving either Social Security Retirement Benefits or Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits, OR 2) Your child has a deceased parent. Can my child get Supplemental Security […]

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Some Frequently Asked Questions about Social Security Disability Benefits

August 12, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Elder Law and Social Security Disability   |   0 Comments

What happens when I reach retirement age? If you start receiving disability benefits at the age of 55, once you turn retirement age (65), then your benefits will continue. They will simply be called “retirement benefits” instead of “disability benefits.” Do disability benefits subtract from retirement benefits? Yes. You can pay money back to Social […]

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Social Security Disability – The Basics

August 01, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Elder Law and Social Security Disability   |   0 Comments

Many hardworking people find themselves in a position where they can no longer work because of their physical or mental impairments. The problem is that there is no money coming in the door to pay for trips to the doctor and other bills. What to do? Filing for Social Security Disability benefits is one option. Essentially, […]

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