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What is the Social Security Blue Book?

​If you have a serious injury or illness and the medical condition you have prevents you from working in any job you're qualified for, you could be entitled to receive Social Security Disability benefits. However, qualifying for benefits is very difficult and you'll likely need help from a Los Angeles disability attorney to successfully make a bene...
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Why Social Security Disability Insurance Is an Earned Benefit

Social Security disability benefits are available to help you if you are disabled, and a Los Angeles disability benefits attorney can assist you in the process of applying for benefits.  Many people are hesitant to apply for benefits because they don't want to rely on the government. However, the important thing to remember is Social Security ...
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Can I Get Disability For a Skin Disorder?

Many different kinds of medical conditions can qualify you for Social Security Disability benefits. However, it is important to understand the specific requirements associated with qualifying for benefits so you can determine if your disability will entitle you to get covered. A Los Angeles disability benefits lawyer can help you to determine wheth...
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What Would Cause You to Lose Social Security Disability Benefits?

If you are receiving Social Security Disability benefits, you want to make sure that you can maintain your benefits as long as you need them. To avoid putting your benefits at risk, you should understand the types of things that could cause you to become ineligible for disability income.  If you have doubts about whether an action you are thin...
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Why is It So Hard to Get Social Security Disability Benefits?

Social Security Disability benefits are supposed to provide for you if you're too sick or hurt to work, but actually getting benefits can be very difficult. In fact, more than half of all applications are denied and you'll likely need to work with a Los Angeles disability benefits lawyer to help you fight for benefits if you apply.  ​Why is it...
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Can I Get Social Security for a Heart Condition?

Social Security Disability benefits are intended to provide income when you have a serious medical condition that stops you from working. In many cases, a heart condition is serious enough to entitle you to benefits. However, whether you are eligible for benefits or not will depend upon the specifics of your situation. A Los Angeles disability bene...
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What is Substantial Gainful Activity?

When you are applying for Social Security Disability, there are a number of different things that you need to prove in order to be able to get benefits. A Los Angeles disability attorney can help you to understand the requirements so you can maximize the chances you'll get your claim approved and get the income you need. One of the things that you ...
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Can I Get Social Security Disability for a Back Injury?

Back injuries are some of the most common injuries that people endure. You could suffer a back injury because of overexertion on the job, an accident, stress on your body due to age, or a host of other factors. Whatever the cause of your back injury, it could impact your ability to work and earn a living. If you cannot work due to your back in...
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Your Biggest Social Security Disability Questions Answered

​ Social Security Disability is an important program that provides benefits if you're too disabled to work. Unfortunately, many people do not understand how the Social Security Disability benefits program works. If you're confused about how the program works, you could miss out on important benefits that you need. A Los Angeles disability benefits ...
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Who is Eligible for SSI

Supplemental Security Income, or SSI, is one of two programs that the Social Security Administration operates to provide benefits to individuals who are disabled. Supplemental Security Income does not require you have to worked in order to obtain benefits, so it is often an option for low-income families with disabled children.  However, while...
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