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  • Hiring a Qualified Disability Lawyer in Kentucky

    Claimants with representation in Kentucky tend to be approved in higher percentages, have a need for fewer appeals, and more favorable "dates of onset" (the date the disability is proven to have begun) which can result in higher back pay benefits. Representation may be through a disability lawyer or a specialized non-attorney disability representative. Many non-attorney reps are former Social [...]

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    Mental Illness and Social Security Disability

    It is difficult for anyone to win disability benefits, but especially for those who are filing for disability based on a mental disorder. Unfortunately, there still exists some discrimination in society against those who are mentally ill, and this attitude cannot help but be reflected by the psychologists and psychiatrists who evaluate people for the Social Security Administration. There are still[...]

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    To qualify for Social Security disability benefits in Kentucky, you must first have worked in a job covered by Social Security. Then you must have a medical condition that meets Social Security's definition of disability. In general, they will pay monthly cash benefits to people who are unable to work for a year or more because of a disability. Simply meeting the Social Security Administration's [...]

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    Social Security Disability Insurance, or SSDI, provides financial benefits to individuals who meet the federal government’s strict criteria for a permanent disability that prevents them from working. Often our clients have suffered severe injuries causing permanent disabilities that prevent them from returning to work. SSDI benefits are for individuals who have been paying into the Social [...]

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    The defined term completes a degree of economic security that is handled by public funds. The social security administration that is discussed here is the government program that was established to provide resources towards disability, old age, as well for an income for disabled people or the elderly.  However, other types of social security disability benefits are available towards children,[...]

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