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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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