Working While Applying for Social Security Disability

Many of our Social Security Disability (SSD) clients are faced with severe financial difficulty when they can’t work due to their disability.  When they are on the brink of losing everything or being kicked out of their home, they ask if they can try to return to work and whether it will hurt their claim for Social Security Disability benefits. We…

A Social Security disability card for filing a claim

The Importance of Applying for SSD Benefits while on Worker’s Comp Benefits

So often in our legal practice, we meet people who have suffered serious work related injuries that affect their ability to return to work.  While, at that time,  the injured employee may be receiving temporary money benefits from the worker’s compensation insurance company, it is important for the injured employee to think ahead and consider…

A Social Security disability card for filing a claim

Social Security Disability – New Cancer Listing Proposed

The Social Security Administration has published a Notice of Proposed Rule-Making (NPRM) in the Federal Register to alter its Listing of Impairments for cancer, which is currently referred to in the Listings as neoplastic diseases. An NPRM is just a proposal and the public is allowed to comment on the NPRM. Social Security must consider…