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Social Security Disability

How do I Check the Status of my Social Security Disability Claim?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on October 17, 2017 in Social Security Disability

Waiting to learn the status of your disability claim can be stressful. Fortunately, there are a number of ways you can check on the status of your claim, depending on the stage your claim is in. Below, the Harrisburg Social Security Disability attorneys of Schmidt Kramer explain the different ways to stay updated about the […]

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Differences Between SSI and Social Security Disability Income

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on July 28, 2017 in Social Security Disability

Do you have a disability so severe that it prevents you from working to support yourself? You may qualify for government benefits through the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program or the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program. The many differences between these two programs are explained below, including how eligibility is determined and the benefits […]

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Work Credits and Disability Benefits

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on March 10, 2017 in Social Security Disability

One of the several qualifications the Social Security Administration (SSA) uses to decide if an applicant can receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is the number of work credits he or she has. Work credits are a conversion of the amount an applicant has worked throughout his or her life and determine if he or […]

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Can I Receive Social Security Benefits After A Crash?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on December 07, 2015 in Social Security Disability

If you have suffered injuries as a result of an auto accident, you may be entitled to receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI).  SSDI is a federally funded program offered by the Social Security Administration that provides supplemental income to people who are physically or mentally unable to work. If injuries from a car accident […]

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Determining Eligibility for Social Security Disability: Do You Qualify?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on October 28, 2015 in Social Security Disability

If you’ve ever wondered how the Social Security Administration (SSA) decides who is eligible for Social Security Disability (SSD), you’re not alone. The process of filing for SSD is often long and tedious, and the outcome of your claim is (at best) a murky conglomeration of endless possibilities. To help guide you through the process […]

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Was Your SSD Claim Denied? This May be Why

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on October 23, 2015 in Social Security Disability

If you’ve applied for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits but were denied, you may be feeling frustrated or confused. But according to the Social Security Administration (SSA), you’re not alone—over half of all applicants are denied SSD benefits the very first time they apply. However, once you’ve been denied, you must go through an appeals […]

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3 Facts About Social Security Disability Insurance

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on October 12, 2015 in Social Security Disability

If you suffer from a disability that causes you to be so severely impaired that you cannot work, you may qualify for Social Security disability insurance (SSDI)—a federal program designed to provide long-term financial benefits to those who’ve paid into the program as working adults. But before you begin the lengthy process of applying for […]

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  As a recipient of benefits from Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), you probably face each day wishing you could once again work and earn a comfortable living. You don’t see your benefits as an easy way out of hard work—they are a necessary lifeline after an injury or medical condition took away your ability […]

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In recent years, there has been an ongoing battle among politicians about the state of Social Security. It has been public knowledge for a long time that both trust funds—the disability funds and the old age funds—would be depleted within the next few decades, but recent studies have shown the situation to be worse than […]

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Mcare Settlement Refund Information For Providers and Payors

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on April 07, 2015 in Social Security Disability

The Pennsylvania Insurance Department has posted the advisory below for medical providers to apply for recovery from the Mcare Settlement litigation. Below is the instructions and information for providers and payors. Mcare Settlement Refund Information Mcare has begun the process of implementing the settlement of litigation brought by the Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP), the […]

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