Social Security Disability

When Do My SSI Benefits Start?

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) provides additional income support to disabled individuals. If you qualify for SSI benefits, then your benefits will start immediately as soon[…]

How much can an attorney charge me?

A workers’ compensation attorney in South Carolina is allowed to charge you up to 1/3 of the benefits that you receive plus the costs that they incur. There is no cap on the fee in South Carolina. In other states, the lawyer may be able to charge a higher or lower fee based on the state laws regulating workers’ compensation.

Can I Get Worker’s Compensation?

Many people who receive or are seeking Social Security disability also seek or receive workers compensation benefits. If you have a workers compensation case it can drastically affect the amount of money you receive for your disability case.

Can I Get Short or Long Term Disability?

If you are no longer able to work, you might be qualified for short term disability (“STD”) or long term disability (“LTD”) benefits through your employer. First check to see if you have any disability coverage through your employer.

Can I Get Medicare and Medicaid

If you are approved for disability insurance benefits (“DIB”), then you will be eligible for Medicare two years after that date you became entitled to benefits. Generally speaking that means the date that you became disabled plus 6 months.

Other Disabilities Not Listed

There are almost an infinite number of medical problems and combinations of medical problems that could potentially lead to disabling limitations of function. The bottom[…]