Social Security Disability

What are SSD trial work periods?

If you pick up a disabling injury, you may be entitled to claim Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. Yet, if you improve enough to be able to work, you will lose your entitlement to them. Hence, if you do begin to recover, you may reach a point where you face a...

Will a brain injury lead to disability?

There are many people who suffer brain injuries that completely heal. For instance, if you’ve ever seen a professional athlete get a concussion, this is a type of brain injury. In most cases, complete healing is possible, even though the individual may have mobility...

What if you can’t afford to wait for SSD?

If you have an illness that prevents you from working, you may be entitled to claim Social Security Disability (SSD). As with most applications for benefits, the process is complex and can take considerable time. That can be distressing if you do not have sufficient...

Can you claim SSD for a heart condition?

Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits exist to help people who cannot work to survive financially. Yet, it is not always clear which conditions they cover. One that can cause confusion is a heart condition. Firstly, there are several different types of heart...