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Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)

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

A Tight Labor Market Means More Jobs for People with Disabilities: Be Careful with SSD Benefits

February 12, 2023

Historic. Unprecedented. These are words that those who track the U.S. unemployment rate are using to describe the current labor market, which is shaking off the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. As of January 2023, the unemployment rate was 3.4%, the lowest it has been in more than 50 years. The unusually tight labor market

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Perseverance Pays Off in Social Security Disability Claims

September 6, 2022

When you file a disability claim with the Social Security Administration, it can feel a bit like you are David facing Goliath. Social Security is a giant and often unsympathetic bureaucracy, and its disability claims process is confusing and lengthy. The process can be frustrating and disheartening especially when you are in real need of

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September is National Sickle Cell Month

September 2, 2022

Here’s a fact that few people know: sickle cell disease (SCD) is the most common inherited blood disorder in the United States and affects millions of people worldwide. Because they are round and flexible, normal blood cells move easily through your body. Healthy blood cells carry sufficient oxygen for a healthy life. However, for those

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Social Security Recipients Could Get an 8% Cost-Of-Living Increase in 2023

July 3, 2022

As anybody who has stood at a gas pump filling their car’s tank knows, inflation is high—the highest it’s been since the summer of 1980 when it peaked at 14.5%. While recent government inflation data came in hotter than expected at 8.6%, we are still below that 1980 inflation figure. Seniors and disabled Americans who

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