Question of the Month

Question of the Month

Nash Disability Law’s question of the month on Social Security Disability topics in Chicago. We help Chicago area people win benefits.

Question of the Month: What is a Compassionate Allowance?

September 4, 2020

One of the persistent complaints about Social Security disability is that the process in determining eligibility is long and drawn out. In attempt to address this complaint, the Social Security Administration has developed the Compassionate Allowances program for disabled workers who have medical conditions that are so serious that it’s plainly obvious they would qualify

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Question of the Month: What Does It Cost to Hire a Social Security Disability Attorney?

June 1, 2020

Unlike many other professionals, we do not charge any upfront fees when we take your case. We work on a contingency fee basis, which means we only get paid if we win your case and Social Security pays you a lump sum of retroactive benefits. In Social Security Disability cases, fees are limited by law

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Question of the Month: Can Your Living Arrangements Affect the Amount of Your Disability Benefit?

August 2, 2019

Where you live can, in fact, impact the size of your monthly Social Security disability benefit check, but it depends on which disability program you are eligible for. There are two disability programs: Social Security Disability Insurance, which is known as SSDI, and Supplemental Security Income, commonly referred to as SSI. SSDI pays benefits to

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Question of the Month: Will Social Security disability benefits replace my work income?

June 11, 2019

This is a good question in an area that is often misunderstood. The intent of the Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs is to provide a safety net for Americans who are unable to work due to a serious injury or illness. Whether or not disability benefits will replace the

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