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Social Security Disability Benefits for Injuries Archives

What does 'substantial gainful activity' mean for SSD benefits?


Most of our readers know that millions of people throughout the country suffer from injuries in a wide variety of accidents every year. Some are injured in household accidents, others playing sports and many more are injured in car accidents. Although the vast majority of these accidents are fairly easy to recover from, there are some that leave the injured victim with a serious medical condition, and as a result they will need to apply for Social Security Disability benefits in order to secure financial assistance.

Appealing a denied claim for Social Security disability


Social Security disability (SSD) is an important resource for many people which is why the SSD appeals process, and knowing how to appeal a denied claim for Social Security disability, can be equally important. Social Security disability benefits may be badly needed benefits for individuals suffering from disabilities. Unfortunately, the Social Security disability benefits application process can sometimes be complex and challenging for individuals most in need of the benefits.

Work injury statistics


Most Mississippi residents need to work to provide for themselves and their families. When an individual is injured at work, these injuries can negatively affect his or her physical and financial health. This article focuses on statistics surrounding nonfatal work injuries from the Bureau of Labor Statistics U.S. Department of Labor (BLS).

Symptoms of spinal cord injuries


Have you recently been in a major car accident or work accident? Are you having problems regaining the use of your limbs? You may have a complete or incomplete spinal cord injury. There are some symptoms that may help diagnose a spinal cord injury.

How to apply for Social Security Disability


If you were injured at work, how would you support yourself? How would you pay for medical expenses without a job to provide health insurance? For injured Mississippi residents, the only option is to apply for Social Security Disability to meet their basic needs. This article will explore the application process.

Who qualifies for Social Security Disability Benefits?


Have you just been injured and are unable to work? Are you worried about the ability to pay your bills? For individuals who have a medical condition that prevents he or she from working for a year or more, there may be help for you. Social Security Disability benefits are available to those who meet certain qualifications.

Social Security Disability Benefits defined


Social Security is often associated with individuals who are retired. However, the Social Security Act that created this system covers more than just the elderly. Provisions in the act allow persons who are disabled to receive benefits once certain conditions are met.

We can help with the benefit process after an injury


Prior posts on this blog have discussed how people in Mississippi may think they will be able to qualify for social security disability benefits if they are injured. They may be counting on these benefits to help them cover the costs of their rehabilitation. If they are disabled permanently, they may even need these benefits in order to make ends meet long term.

Don’t let misplaced criticisms against SSD program dissuade you from applying

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal delivered a message that more Americans need to hear during a time when the Social Security Administration has been taking a lot of heat for its handling of the disability program. That message is pretty simple: critics of the program are barking up the wrong tree in attempting to determine the cause of the program’s financial challenges.

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