The Social Security Administration supervises our country's social insurance program, which includes disability, retirement, and survivors' benefits. In 2004, over 47 million Americans were the beneficiaries of about $492 billion in Social Security endowments. These three programs are made possible through mandatory contributions subtracted from the finances of employers, employees, and self-insured people.
Social Security is based on the concept that while you work, you pay taxes into the Social Security system, and when you retire or become disabled; you, your spouse and your dependent children receive monthly benefits that are based on your reported earnings. Also, your survivors can collect benefits in the event of your death. However, only some people are eligible for social security, based on various factors including certain work requirements.
The money you put into the Social Security system is not put into a personalized account with your name on it. Instead, the money you contribute is put into a massive trust for everyone and from this massive trust Social Security pays out all of its benefits.
Appealing a Social Security disability claim is a tedious process that can present a series of problems for individuals hoping to reap the rewards of disability benefits. The social security lawyers at Morgan & Morgan take pride in representing disabled individuals who have suffered through a serious injury or mental or physical illness and have been simultaneously denied their right to Social Security disability benefits. Many of these victims have worked their entire lives, and due to their current condition, they're unable to generate an income. Denying them the right to disability insurance leaves these people without an income, thus posing a threat to their everyday existence. If you or someone you love has been denied disability benefits, contact a social security attorney today.
The methods that the Social Security Administration employs in terms of filing and obtaining approval for disability insurance can be rather cumbersome to those seeking benefits. The Social Security attorneys and representatives at Morgan & Morgan are experts in the representation of cases concerning the denial of Social Security disability insurance benefits and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) claims. Our familiarity and determination in obtaining a positive result for individuals who deserve to receive disability insurance benefits demonstrates our dedication and concern for the people.
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), the primary kind of Social Security Disability benefit, pays benefits to individuals who become disabled and are unable to work for a year or more. Social Security helps disabled persons return to work, and will continue to pay disability benefits until he or she is able to work again on a regular basis.
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