Can You Get SSDI Benefits If You Already Get Veterans Disability Benefits?

by Staff | November 23rd, 2020 | Veterans disability

Both private citizens and members of the U.S. military have safety nets if they suffer injuries or illnesses that prevent them from working. Private citizens pay into the Social Security Administration (SSA) with every paycheck. Most workers recoup that money when they retire and begin receiving retirement benefits, which last for the rest of their…

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Researchers Develop New Treatment for PTSD

by Staff | July 31st, 2015 | Veterans disability

One of the leading conditions affecting soldiers and veterans who have returned from duties overseas is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Our Indiana veterans disability lawyers at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin say it’s estimated that at least 540,000 service members who served during the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts have came home with the condition. PTSD…

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Veterans Disability Benefits Could Increase if New Legislation Is Passed

by Staff | June 12th, 2015 | Veterans disability

There are millions of former members of the American armed forces who are no longer able to work due to injuries or illnesses sustained in the line of duty. A majority of these individuals qualify for veterans disability benefits, but many still struggle to make ends meet on the meager compensation these benefits offer. Our…

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How Effective Will New Veterans’ Social Security Disability Policies Be?

by Staff | June 9th, 2014 | Veterans disability

The Social Security Administration recently addressed the problem of difficulties of getting disabled veterans Social Security Disability benefits in a timely manner by announcing they would offer expedited processing to those veterans who are 100 percent disabled. The problem is, very few will benefit from the veterans’ Social Security Disability policy change.

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Disabled Veterans to Receive Expedited Social Security Disability Decisions

by Staff | March 24th, 2014 | Veterans disability

March 24, 2014 Disabled veterans are considered to be among those most in need of assistance from the federal government. But a lack of communication between the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) that can make Proving A Disability difficult. However, officials say a reform will correct this problem, giving…

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Social Security Disability Lawyers Discuss Expedited Processing For Veterans

by Staff | November 8th, 2013 | Veterans disability

Each day, the number of soldiers and veterans who are unable to work due to disabling conditions brought on by their service to our country continues to grow.

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Disabled Soldiers May Qualify For Social Security Disability Benefits

by Staff | August 16th, 2013 | Veterans disability

The injuries incurred by soldiers during service to our country can often leave them unable to work. This can lead to financial struggles; however, Social Security Disability Benefits are available for all military service members who are disabled due to an injury they suffered during active duty on or after October 1st, 2001.

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Are Social Security Disability Benefits Available For Soldiers And Veterans?

by Staff | May 17th, 2013 | Veterans disability

Each day in the United States, soldiers return home from service overseas with injuries and conditions that leave them unable to work. This raises numerous questions as to what benefits they may qualify for through Social Security Disability programs.

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SSDI and SSI may be available for wounded service members

by lmallernee | June 25th, 2012 | Veterans disability

All service members who became disabled on active duty after October 1, 2001, are possibly eligible to receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, in addition to Veterans’ Administration benefits, reports MELODIKA.NET.

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Unemployment rate for disabled drops

by Staff | January 23rd, 2012 | Veterans disability

After climbing for four consecutive quarters, the unemployment rate for people with disabilities dropped in the final quarter of 2011 to the lowest rate since the fourth quarter of 2008, according to The Wall Street Journal. Still, people with disabilities experienced an unemployment rate more than 60 percent higher than the rate for people with…

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