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  • Accessing SSI and SSDI Benefits at the Same Time

    The Differences Between SSI and SSDI Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) are two separate government programs which exist to distribute benefits to different categories of workers with disabilities. SSI payments are unrelated to the number of years a person has worked; rather, SSI payments are given out based on financial need and are typically only ...
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  • Can I Receive Workers’ Compensation for Multiple Injuries?

    Many employees mistakenly believe that workers’ compensation claims can only come from single traumatic accidents in the workplace. However, given that many workers experience multiple injuries due to repeated harm and stress, workers’ compensation can sometimes be awarded for employees who develop various painful issues over time. Pursuing Workers’ Compensation for Cumulative Trauma Disorder ...
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  • Working While Receiving Social Security Disability Benefits

    Can I Work While Receiving Social Security Payments? The Social Security Administration (SSA) provides benefits for injured and ill people based on their inability to continue performing the demands of their job or adjust to other comparable work. Generally speaking, if you are able to work, you are not eligible for disability benefits. However, in some circumstances, you may work a maximum of 20 ...
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  • How Does the Social Security Administration Define Disability?

    The Social Security Administration’s Definition of Disability According to the Social Security Administration (SSA) , the official definition of disability is as follows: “[I]nability to engage in any substantial gainful activity (SGA) by reason of any medically determinable physical or mental impairment(s) which can be expected to result in death or which has lasted or can be expected to last for ...
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