Richard A. Gutstadt, P.C.
Northern California SSI & SSDI Appeals

February 2020 Archives

Understanding progressive disabilities

There are many different types of disabilities, with two of the main categories being physical disabilities and mental disabilities. Even within these categories, though, it's important to remember that no two conditions are the same. Everyone has their own challenges to face and their own treatment and recovery options.

What factors are considered when I apply for disability benefits?

There are many factors that Social Security Administration (SSA) reviewers take into account when reviewing disability applicants' files. Your work experience, educational background and age are some of the many factors that these reviewers take into account.

The 4 levels of disability benefits appeals

Those who are unable to earn a significant income due to their disability may be able to get disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA). If you have already applied for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), and you have received a denial, you may be feeling saddened and frustrated. You may not know what to do to improve your financial situation.