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Richard A. Gutstadt, P.C.
Northern California SSI & SSDI Appeals
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Posts tagged "Social Security Disability"

How many people have lost limbs in the United States?

One of the major reasons for disability in the United States is limb loss. It can make it impossible for someone to work in their chosen profession. It can change their life forever. Even losing one limb is a drastic change that can take years to adjust to -- if you do at all -- and losing multiple limbs could mean you need constant care for the rest of your life.

Don't die waiting on Social Security Disability benefits

If you have a debilitating illness or injury that prevents you from working, then you should submit your application for Social Security Disability (SSD) quickly. No, the program isn't going away or running out of funds. The Social Security Administration (SSA) is notorious for denying applications though. Data released by the federal agency last month shows that many people are dying while waiting to find out if they'll get benefits too.

Leading causes of traumatic brain injuries

When looking at disabilities in the United States, you'll find that brain injuries are one of the top reasons people cite. This is because brain injuries do not always heal, and the ramifications often last for life. While physical injuries may heal, people could still deal with mental and cogitative ramifications from the brain injury itself.

Are you eligible to receive Social Security Disability benefits?

There may come a point when you find that you're unable to work as the result of a disability. This should lead you to consider every available option for receiving compensation, including disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA).

Are you familiar with these Social Security Disability terms?

There may come a time in your life when you're dealing with an injury or ailment that keeps you away from your job. Since you're unable to earn a living, it's important to learn more about the many types of compensation you're entitled to.

How to apply for Social Security Disability benefits

If you become disabled and feel that you qualify for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, it's imperative to complete an application without delay. Holding off for any reason can make it more difficult to receive the benefits you're entitled to.

Social Security disability: What to do about a denied claim

There may come a time when you need to file a claim for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplement Security Income (SSI). While the process itself may appear straightforward, there are small details that can lead to a denial.