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Yes. In fact, many claimants receive Social Security disability benefits due to mental illness. The Social Security Administration will determine whether you are entitled to benefits based on your specific mental condition.
Your Social Security disability benefits will last as long as you are disabled and unable to return to work. Social Security will periodically monitor your condition, and you are required to notify the SSA if your condition improves.
You are not required to have representation when applying for Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income; however, it is highly recommended. Claimants who do not hire an attorney may be at risk for filing incomplete applications or…
Yes, but the amount of Social Security you receive may be lowered to offset your workers’ compensation benefits. If you receive Social Security disability benefits first, your workers’ compensation benefits may be reduced to offset the money you are…
Possibly, though it’s very unlikely. To be eligible for disability benefits, the Social Security Administration must determine that you are incapable of working. In a few limited circumstances, individuals may work highly-reduced schedules and still…
Biography Overview Bartholomew C. Zadel is the managing attorney of the Social Security Disability practice. Bart attended Bethany College and attained a Bachelors Degree in Sociology and received his Law Degree from The University of Toledo…
Usually not, but if you are receiving supplementary income - such as Social Security benefits - in addition to your workers’ compensation benefits, you may have to pay taxes. In this situation, your Social Security benefits would be reduced and…
Applying for Social Security disability benefits can be a complicated process, especially for those who are initially denied the benefits they need and deserve. When that happens, you need representation that will fight for the benefits that you are…
Biography Overview Jessica Potter is an associate in the firm's Social Security department. Ms. Potter was born in Georgia, and graduated summa cum laude from Georgia Southern University with a bachelor's degree in Justice Studies. She subsequently…