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What Does it take to Get Texas SSDI from Hearing Loss

What Does it take to Get Texas SSDI from Hearing Loss?

There are many people who suffer from hearing loss either because they were born without it or because it developed over time for some other reason. Even if a person doesn’t experience a traumatic event or suffer from a disease condition that causes the loss of hearing, as we age, our hearing becomes less defined and vivid. There are an estimated 15% of adults throughout the country that reports having some amount of difficulty with their hearing. Having parents [...]

How Can You Get SSDI in Texas for Sciatica

How Can You Get SSDI for Sciatica in Texas?

Sciatica is a painful condition that occurs when there is pressure put on the sciatic nerve. Damage to the spine like a herniated disc can cause pain to travel from the lower back down through the rear of the leg. It is usually just one side of the body that feels the effects of sciatica. The severity of the pain can range but for sufferers that have the most intense discomfort, it can be debilitating and keep them from [...]

What Does the SSA Need to know About Your Activities of Daily Living

What Does the SSA Need to know About Your Daily Activities?

Every day there are certain actions that you take on a routine basis. These activities of daily living are a part of how you are able to effectively live your life. Showering, cooking, running errands like picking up the groceries, cleaning your home, or brushing and flossing your teeth are all things that you do every day or most days of the week. If you have developed a condition or physical disability that causes you so much pain that [...]

Should You Journal About Your Disability

Should You Journal About Your Disability?

When you have been debilitatingly injured or are suffering from a disease condition that is serious and prohibits you from being able to work for at least 12 months, applying for Social Security Disability benefits in Texas may be necessary. If you are unsure if your ailment qualifies for Texas SSDI benefits, you can check the Social Security Administration’s Blue Book or you can also get personalized feedback about your unique situation by speaking with a Texas SSDI attorney. [...]

How to Get Your Texas SSDI Application Expedited

How to Get Your Texas SSDI Application Expedited

If you are suffering from a debilitating disease or physical ailment, you may not be able to work and hold down gainful employment. When this is the case, you could be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits in Texas. If your situation is particularly severe and you need benefits quickly, it can feel like a daunting and discouraging task to have to work through the notoriously difficult and complicated Social Security Disability system. The good news is that there [...]

What is the SSA’s Compassionate Allowance Program

What is the SSA’s Compassionate Allowance Program?

Applying for and being approved for Social Security Disability benefits can be very overwhelming bc of how daunting and painstaking the process is. It can also take a good deal of time to be approved if approval is possible. This is particularly so if you are suffering from an ailment or condition not listed in the Social Security Administration’s Blue Book’s listing of impairments. To be qualified for Social Security Disability Benefits in Texas a claimant must be unable [...]

Is There a Waiting Period for Texas SSDI Benefits?

Is There a Waiting Period for Texas SSDI Benefits?

The Social Security Administration has the responsibility to review Social Security Disability Claims and determine if the applicant has valid disabilities that qualify for benefits. When you apply for SSDI in Texas, there is a waiting period before you will start receiving your payments. Upon approving a claim, the SSA will put a date on when they believe that your disability began. Then, there is a five-month waiting period from this date. This date is called the onset date [...]

Can You Get Texas SSDI if You Have a Substance Abuse Problem

Can You Get Texas SSDI if You Have a Substance Abuse Problem?

Individuals addicted to drugs or alcohol generally have a hard time managing daily life activities and can also be suffering from major health impairments. Alcoholism and chronic drug use are debilitating and can prevent a person from being able to perform the duties of their job or work at all. This may cause a person suffering from the woes of addiction to wonder about their ability to get Social Security Disability benefits if they can not sustain gainful employment. [...]

What is a SSDI Work Credit

What is a SSDI Work Credit Good For in Texas?

Social Security Disability Insurance is meant to help workers that find themselves injured so severely that they can no longer work. SSDI can also be applied when a worker becomes so ill that their condition is debilitating and renders them unable to work in any type of job or industry. Obtaining SSDI is notoriously difficult and most claimants that genuinely need benefits will apply but are denied nonetheless. It is critical to the success of your SSDI claim that you [...]

Can Being Married Affect Your Texas SSDI Benefits

Can Being Married Affect Your Texas SSDI Benefits?

Being married by itself is not going to affect your ability to obtain Social Security Disability Benefits in Texas, what will is the income that you and your spouse earn. Married couples must include the income that each partner has when they file their taxes. Even when a couple chooses to file separately, they must still enter this information. The combined income of married couples is what determines what tax bracket they fall in. The current tax system takes [...]