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Category Archives: Social Security Disability

When should I apply for Social Security Disability?

    When should I apply for Social Security Disability? by Allyson Snow, Associate Attorney Snow, Carpio & Weekley, PLC Under Social Security’s rules, one has to have a condition that has lasted/is expected to last one year OR result in death.  Technically, there is no perfect answer to this question.  One can apply the day …

What is the difference between SSDI and SSI?

       What is the difference between SSDI  and SSI? by Allyson Snow Associate Attorney Snow, Carpio & Weekley     SSDI and SSI are the two major programs administrated by the Social Security Administration. Medically, the requirements for qualifying are the same. However, the eligibility requirements for both are different. SSDI stands for …

CAN YOU FILE FOR WORKMANS COMP AND SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS AT THE SAME TIME IN PHOENIX, ARIZONA?

Yes, you can file a claim for Workman’s comp and social security disability benefits simultaneously. The two benefit systems are completely separate and distinct (ssd is a standardized federal program while workers compensation laws may differ state to state). However, an individual seeking both types of benefits may gain advantage from the input of a …

Should an Injured Worker Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits?

There is a reason that most Arizona law firms that practice workers’ compensation also handle Social Security Disability claims.  The two go hand in hand.  It only took me ten years to realize this.  When I have represented a client in his or her Workers (Workmans) Compensation Claim, I already have all of his medical …

Social Security Disability Benefits

A poll done several years ago showed that almost 60% of American workers had no idea that they have disability insurance in case of a prolonged inability to work due to a physical or mental condition.  The Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability programs are the largest of several Federal programs that provide assistance …

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