Category Archives: ssdi terms

04 Mar

Social Security Disability: The Differen…

Social Security Disability: The Difference Between SSI and SSDI?  Which One Do I Need? By:  Disability Group (www.socialsecuritylaw.com) The Federal Government provides two different benefits for Americans who become disabled and are no longer able to work.  Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is for workers who have paid into the Social Security system through payroll

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02 Feb

How to Prove Pain in a Social Security Disability Case

What is the Social Security Administration trying to do in my disability case? The Social Security Administration’s main goal is to decide whether you are able to work, doing either your past job or any type of job. Does the Social Security Administration (SSA) consider the pain I am in when deciding whether to award

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14 Jan

Glossary of Social Security Disability Terms

Glossary of Social Security Disability Terms compiled by John M. FitzGerald AC – Appeals Council ADL – Activities of Daily Living ALJ – Administrative Law Judge AOD – Alleged Onset Date CDB – Childhood Disability Benefits CFR. – Code of Federal Regulations COLA – Cost of Living Allowance DAA – Drug and Alcohol Abuse DDS

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