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Recent Posts in Social Security Disability Benefits Category

  • 5 Tips for Preventing Workplace Injuries

    Workplace injuries are best avoided in one way: prevention. Both employers and employees need to be aware of their responsibilities in the workplace in order to avoid the pain and suffering of an injury or accident. While our trusted workers’ compensation lawyers of Humphrey & Associates will do everything possible to help you following your injury, we don’t want you to be put this position at ...
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  • What Is a “Technical Denial?”

    Having your Social Security disability application denied can be a frustrating experience, especially if you don’t understand the reasons for your denial. This confusion often stems from a lack of familiarity with terms used by the Social Security Administration (SSA). Technical Denials of Social Security Disability Applications “Technical denial” is one such term. If you are barred from receiving ...
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  • What Are My Chances of Being Approved for SSD?

    Factors that May Decrease Your Likelihood of Approval If this is your first application for Social Security disability benefits, you are unlikely to be approved. Given recent budget cuts by the federal government and current economic unpredictability, the Social Security Administration denies more than 70 percent of initial applications. In addition to being a first-time SSD applicant, the ...
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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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  • 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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  • Why Did My Social Security Disability Benefits Change?

    Are you getting less than you deserve? Call (844) 612-5800 to speak to a Social Security Disability lawyer in Orange County. If you rely on Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, reduced payments can create serious challenges. We understand that, as a SSD recipient, there isn’t much you can do to increase your income or make up for smaller benefits payments. In many cases, there is a ...
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  • Do I Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits?

    Social Security uses medical disability and non-medical criteria to determine whether or not you qualify for Social Security disability (SSD). First, and foremost, you must be able to prove you are medically disabled. Second, you must have either worked enough to have earned credits to be considered “insured” under the SSD program or your income and assets must be low enough to qualify for the ...
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  • We are here 24 hours a day to answer your questions

    We know that sometimes the tough legal questions can’t wait until most attorneys return your call or schedule a meeting with you. Even if you’re not sure if you have a case, we’re happy to speak to you. For many years we have been fighting for people that have been injured by the negligent, reckless and careless conduct of others and have recovered tens of millions for people like you. CALL US! ...
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  • Social Security Disability Denial

    Less than one third of non-represented claims made for Social Security disability benefits are successful. Unfortunately, most applications for Social Security disability are denied without any legitimate justification, and applicants are then required to go through the appeals process. Humphrey & Associates represent disabled Americans. We want to give disabled Americans a chance at a fair shake ...
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  • Kevin Humphrey on Insurance Adjusters: A Business Practice

    Kevin Humphrey , founder of Humphrey & Associates, has been working with clients for almost 20 years. During that time, he’s had many victims come to him after struggling with getting their workers’ compensation benefits. In his recent eBook, he discussed some of the challenges they were faced with in their fight against big business and the profit-driven insurance companies. “I’ve been practicing ...
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