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How much would SSDI pay me?

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The social security disability is an insurance program federally run by the US government. That said, the more your income wages while you worked, the more payroll taxes under the Federal Insurance Contributions Act, FICA you might have paid. The maximum taxable income in 2018 was $128,000. So, if your income fell between that threshold and you pai...
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What does my SSDI mean when my partner has a severe disability?

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Individuals with disabilities can qualify for SSDI whether they themselves have disability or their partners have an undergoing disability preventing them to go to work. In some cases, if you get a disability while your partner is already receiving disability benefits you both would be eligible to receive benefits even on a single person's earnings...
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Social security for mothers with complicated deliveries

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Giving birth to a baby may be a life changing and happy experience to the mother and father, but life gets tough for the parents and the child if the pregnancy and childbirth contain difficult complications. Sometimes these complications results in PTSD or ADHD symptoms in the mother or some child hood deficiency in the child including: Down's Synd...
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Social security for college students who already have loans

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Paying for college can be hard to afford for many, but it often becomes harder on people with disabilities. Some students with disabilities may find it difficult to afford classroom stationery's like notes, books and even for transportation to and fro from college, as the medical bills tend to take a huge toll on the budget for students with disabi...
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Social Security Disability for children

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  The Social Security Disability will give monthly cash to those workers – or children of workers – who are eligible and qualify under the SSDI medical impairments Blue Book , when they are no longer able to go to work. The children can get social security benefits in many ways , On their own employment record if they qualify If the child is d...
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What is the Difference Between SSI and SSDI?

When you apply for Social Security Disability benefits, you may discover there are two possible programs through which you could obtain monthly income: Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income.  There are important differences between the two programs, so you should strongly consider talking with a Los Angeles disa...
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What is a Social Security Disability Hearing?

When you apply for Social Security Disability benefits, ideally, your claim will be approved with the first application that you submit. A Los Angeles disability attorney can work with you to make sure your information is comprehensive and complete in your application to maximize the chances of approval.  Unfortunately, the majority of people ...
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What are the Chances I’ll Need Social Security Disability Benefits?

​The Social Security Disability benefits program is an important social safety net. Unfortunately, it is a program on which many people will come to rely. This is because the average 20-year-old has a one in four chance of becoming disabled prior to the end of his career according to Disability Can Happen . If you become disabled and your condition...
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