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Does a Workers’ Compensation Settlement Affect Social Security Disability?

Does a Workers’ Compensation Settlement Affect Social Security Disability?

For many workers, getting injured at work is an unfortunate setback, but many go on to make a full recovery and get back to their livelihoods. For others, though, suffering a workplace injury may mean a long-term rehabilitation process or even permanent disability. Filing for disability benefits along with payments from a workers’ compensation settlement may help you stay afloat, but there may be limitations as to how much cash assistance you can receive from these programs.

How Much Can I Earn on Social Security Disability in 2021?

How Much Can I Earn on Social Security Disability in 2021?

Before you apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, one of the many considerations you’ll need to make is whether disability benefits alone will provide you with enough financial support. The maximum disability benefit amount you can receive each month (as of 2021) is $3,148. However, the average beneficiary will receive somewhere closer to …

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How Does Social Security Disability Affect Retirement Benefits?

How Does Social Security Disability Affect Retirement Benefits?

Whether retirement is only a few years away or you’re a younger disabled worker planning for the future, understanding the impacts of receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is important. Find out what you need to know about disability and retirement, plus tips for managing your benefits, from the Social Security disability lawyers at SSDA …

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What Mental Disorders Qualify for Social Security Disability?

What Mental Disorders Qualify for Social Security Disability?

If you’re thinking of applying for disability benefits, the SSA blue book is a good place to start. In it, you’ll find listings of impairments which may meet the requirements for SSDI. It’s important to note, however, that whether or not you’ll be approved also hinges on other factors, including your work history, the severity of your condition(s), your age, education, and work skills.