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Social Security Disability Benefits for Knee Replacement -

According to a recent reports, total knee replacement surgeries have nearly doubled in the United States over the past decade.  Approximately 600,000 knee replacement surgeries are performed annually in the United States with the majority of them being done on patients 70 years of age and older.  However, sports injuries and deterioration of the knee […]

Philadelphia Social Security Disability Attorneys: Why you need a Disability Lawyer Right from the Start of your Claim -

Statistics show that Social Security Disability claims filed by a lawyer have a higher chance of being awarded benefits, than those claims filed by claimants without legal representation.  An experienced Social Security Disability lawyer can increase your chances of winning benefits at every level of the disability claim process.  So what exactly should a disability […]

Philadelphia Social Security Disability Attorneys Discuss Claims Involving “Unsuccessful Work Attempt” -

When applying for Social Security Disability benefits, the disability onset date is crucial in determining when benefit payments begin.  Sometimes workers will file a claim forDisability benefits with a disability onset date that precedes the last period of employment.  If the individual can prove that the last period of employment was an unsuccessful work attempt […]

Social Security Benefits: Returning to Work on a Trial Basis -

Workers receiving Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits can go back to work and still receive benefits during a “return to work” trial period.  This is good news for many people who want to attempt a return to gainful employment, but are fearful that they will jeopardize their Social Security benefits if they are unsuccessful.  The […]

Philadelphia Social Security Disability Attorneys: Benefits Available to the Legally Blind -

Social Security Disability (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits are typically available to legally blind individuals when their earning potential becomes limited by their blindness or low vision condition.  Even if they can work and are in fact employed, they may still be entitled to benefits under certain conditions. The Social Security Disability law […]

Philadelphia Social Security Disability Attorneys Blog Series – Part 2: Benefits for Disabled Children – Social Security Disability Benefits for Adults Disabled as Children -

When a child is born disabled, or if a child under the age of 18 becomes disabled, he or she is often qualified to receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits.  But what happens when that child reach adulthood?  Will benefits continue?  Do they have to re-qualify their disability? These questions are a common concern for […]

Philadelphia Disability Lawyers Advise on Appeal Process -

It has been reported that approximately 65% of initial claims for Social Security Disability benefits are denied.  Fortunately, persons seeking benefits can appeal their denials; however, the appeal process can be complicated and confusing. An experienced Disability lawyer at your side can guide you through the process, ensuring that you follow each step completely and […]

Blog Series – Philadelphia Disability Attorneys Discuss How to Pursue a Successful Claim: Representing Yourself May Cost in the End -

A knowledgeable Social Security disability attorney will greatly increase a disabled individual’s chances of his or her claim for benefits being approved. In some cases, a claim can be won by individuals representing themselves but the likelihood of success decreases without the assistance of a qualified attorney. A Social Security disability attorney with the experience […]