December 2019

How Long Must You Wait Before Applying for Disability Benefits?

Picture of multiple pages of a calendar December 19th, 2019

People may think that before applying for disability benefits, you need to be disabled for a specific period of time and wait to apply. But that’s’ not the truth. Let’s take a closer look at when you can apply for benefits, and why waiting to apply can actually be harmful. When Can You Apply? There…

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What Does a Partially Favorable Decision Mean?

Picture of a middle aged man sitting down and looking upset reading a letter December 17th, 2019

When there are certain questions or disagreements surrounding when your disability began, or how long it is expected to last, you may find yourself receiving what is known as a partially favorable decision. But what exactly does that mean? There are two different types of partially favorable decisions. The first type is for a closed…

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If My Condition Gets Worse, Will My SSD Benefits Increase?

a middle-aged woman sitting on a couch with her hands through her hair looking upset December 10th, 2019

In order to be approved for Social Security Disability benefits, your condition, or a variety of conditions, must meet the SSA’s strict definition of disability. If you are approved for SSD benefits, the Social Security Administration considers that you are 100% disabled. But what happens if your condition gets worse? Would your disability benefits change?…

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