Articles about Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) from Nash Disability Law in Chicago. We help Chicago people win disability benefits,

What Social Security Reform Could Mean for Your Disability Benefits

October 1, 2022

In August, Social Security turned 87 years old. And by the estimation of some, America’s most popular government program is a little creaky and showing its age. Social Security benefits have not been expanded in 51 years. A bill to inject new life into the program by expanding Social Security benefits and shoring up the

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What Does a Partially Favorable Decision Mean?

July 14, 2022

When you fill out an application for disability benefits, The Social Security Administration (SSA) will ask for a concrete date on which you believe that your disability began. For Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) cases, this is called the alleged onset date, or AOD. You are stating that you have been unable to work since

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Disability Benefits May be Awarded for Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

July 5, 2022

About 200,000 Americans a year develop reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), a chronic and painful arm or leg disorder. RSD can arise after an injury, a stroke, a heart attack, surgery, or from other causes. Treatment can help ease RSD symptoms, but there is no cure at this time. The exact cause of RSD (also known

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What Happens After Your Social Security Disability Hearing?

June 9, 2022

The path to winning Social Security Disability benefits can be long and difficult to navigate. If your application is denied at the initial and reconsideration levels, you have the right to an appeal hearing before a Social Security Administrative Law Judge (ALJ). This could be your best opportunity to be heard. Social Security Disability applicants

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