Bill would eliminate harmful waiting periods for Social Security disability benefits
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Bill would eliminate harmful waiting periods for Social Security disability benefits

An important piece of legislation pending before Congress would eliminate mandatory waiting periods that delay the receipt of Social Security Disability Insurance benefits by those who have qualified. The bill…...
Bill would eliminate harmful waiting periods for Social Security disability benefits
Dear New York Times: We reiterate, Social Security is not going broke
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Dear New York Times: We reiterate, Social Security is not going broke

The New York Times published an article June 12 discussing the projected Social Security shortfall, breathlessly calling it a "crisis" that is "threatening to undermine a central pillar in the…...
Dear New York Times: We reiterate, Social Security is not going broke
Warning: Scammers ‘spoofing’ SSA phone number
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Warning: Scammers ‘spoofing’ SSA phone number

Authorities are warning about a new scam in which imposters claiming to be Social Security Administration employees trick people into divulging their Social Security numbers and sending money. According to…...
Warning: Scammers ‘spoofing’ SSA phone number
New Name, Same Mission for Pond Lehocky Disability
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New Name, Same Mission for Pond Lehocky Disability

Disability Justice is now Pond Lehocky Disability—offering the same exceptional service under a new name. The aim of the new name is to bring the group in line with the…...
New Name, Same Mission for Pond Lehocky Disability
5 ways to improve your chance of success
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5 ways to improve your chance of success

1. Allowing Pond Lehocky Disability to represent you!The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that individuals who applied for Social Security Disability were awarded benefits nearly three (3) times higher…...
5 ways to improve your chance of success
Four Things to Know About Social Security Disability and Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
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Four Things to Know About Social Security Disability and Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

By Thomas J. Giordano, Jr.Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic autoimmune disease caused by disruptions between the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. Like…...
Four Things to Know About Social Security Disability and Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Why Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Needs to be on Every Union Members’ Mind When Thinking About Retirement
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Why Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Needs to be on Every Union Members’ Mind When Thinking About Retirement

The word “retirement” conjures up images of more time for family, friends and relaxation – it rarely brings to mind thoughts of Social Security disability insurance (SSDI). But anyone considering…...
Why Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Needs to be on Every Union Members’ Mind When Thinking About Retirement
3 Ways to Strengthen Your Social Security Disability (SSD) Case
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3 Ways to Strengthen Your Social Security Disability (SSD) Case

Applying and appealing for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits is a complicated process. Though you’ve paid into the system, the Social Security Administration does not make it easy for…...
3 Ways to Strengthen Your Social Security Disability (SSD) Case
5 Things Every Veteran Should Know About Social Security Disability
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5 Things Every Veteran Should Know About Social Security Disability

1. You can collect VA benefits and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) at the same time. There is no offset in your VA benefits if you are approved for SSDI.…...
5 Things Every Veteran Should Know About Social Security Disability
5 Steps to See if You Qualify for Social Security Disability
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5 Steps to See if You Qualify for Social Security Disability

The Social Security Administration uses a five-step process to determine if someone is eligible to receive Social Security disability. See if you qualify using our quick checklist below:...
5 Steps to See if You Qualify for Social Security Disability