disability benefits

I Am on SSI, Can I Get SSDI Too?

by Patrick Spencer March 23, 2012
Can I get SSDI benefits?

We had a recent question from a reader: Q: I have been approved for SSI, but I really would like to get on disability instead. A: Unfortunately, unless you are insured for Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits (SSDI), there is nothing an attorney can do you get you on SSDI. There are certain requirements that […]

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Can You Get Disability and Retirement Benefits?

by Patrick Spencer March 23, 2012

We received this question from one of our readers: Q: My dad is 73 years old and worked part-time. He got sick in January of a hernia and had surgery. During all the tests he had done they discovered he had lung cancer stage 3, which will be treated with radiation and chemo.  At his […]

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Ask a Lawyer: Can I get SSI for anxiety disorder??

by Patrick Spencer June 9, 2011
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We received a question from a young woman suffering from anxiety disorder. She wants to know if she can get social security disability based on her mental illness. Q: Could I get SSI for anxiety disorder?? I am 22 years old and I cannot work anywhere because my disorder prevents me from being in crowds […]

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